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Wireless EV Charging to be Available Next Month

Wireless EV Charging to be Available Next Month

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Wireless charging for electric vehicles will be available in South Korea next month as part of the country’s deregulation plans in the information technology sector, the ICT ministry said Wednesday. The Ministry of Science and ICT said in a report submitted to a government meeting on regulatory reforms presided [...]

Kakao Mobility Launches EV Valet Charging Service Trial

Kakao Mobility Launches EV Valet Charging Service Trial

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Mobility Corp., a mobility unit under South Korean internet giant Kakao Corp., said Monday it was launching a trial of an electric vehicle (EV) valet charging service through its navigation app Kakao Navi. Kakao Mobility expects this service to contribute to enhancing user convenience through the combination of [...]

Tesla Sales Stagnate in South Korea

Tesla Sales Stagnate in South Korea

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc.’s sales in South Korea remained stagnant in the first half of this year after enjoying strong growth in the country’s imported EV market. According to the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association and the CarIsYou Data Research Center, the number of imported EVs [...]

S. Korean EV and Battery Producers See Global Market Share Drop

S. Korean EV and Battery Producers See Global Market Share Drop

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) — As China and Germany advanced in the electric vehicle (EV) and battery industry last year, the South Korean share of the global EV and battery export market dropped. The Federation of Korean Industries reported that China and Germany raised their share of the world’s battery-based electric vehicle (BEV) export [...]

Hyundai Motor Group Develops EV Charging Platform

Hyundai Motor Group Develops EV Charging Platform

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group has developed an electric vehicle (EV) charging service platform that will be installed in the company’s future super-speed charging stations. The South Korean automaking titan announced on Monday the development of E-pit Charging Service Platform (E-CSP), a charging platform for EVs. E-CSP consists of a control [...]

Moon to Ride Genesis G80 EV After Leaving Office

Moon to Ride Genesis G80 EV After Leaving Office

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in will ride an electric vehicle (EV) after he leaves office. According to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety’s tender notice for the purchase (lease) of a vehicle for the use of the soon-to-be former president that was posted on the Public Procurement Service’s Government e-Procurement [...]