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Hyundai Motor Expands ‘Visiting Charging Service’ for EV Customers

Hyundai Motor Expands ‘Visiting Charging Service’ for EV Customers

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it will expand the operation of the ‘visiting charging service’ for its electric vehicle (EV) customers. This service is available when EV batteries are discharged during driving-on status or when customers have difficulty going to charging stations. Hyundai staff visit the location at the [...]

LG Energy Solution Ranks Second in EV Battery Market in Jan.-Nov. Period

LG Energy Solution Ranks Second in EV Battery Market in Jan.-Nov. Period

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd. was the second-biggest supplier of electric vehicle (EV) batteries in the first 11 months of the year following China’s CATL, a market research firm said Thursday. LG Energy Solution, which spun off from LG Chem Ltd. earlier this month, shipped 26.4 [...]

Problems Continue to Plague Hyundai’s Kona EV Despite Recall

Problems Continue to Plague Hyundai’s Kona EV Despite Recall

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Consumers are expressing dissatisfaction towards Hyundai Motor Co.’s recent recall of its Kona electric vehicle (EV) following a series of cases where the vehicle has shut down, even after the recall. Hyundai recalled Kona EVs manufactured before March 13, to update the vehicle’s battery management system (BMS). The problem [...]

South Korean EV Battery Manufacturers Struggle with Vehicle Fires

South Korean EV Battery Manufacturers Struggle with Vehicle Fires

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Electric vehicle (EV) battery producers in South Korea are growing anxious as Hyundai Motor Co. as well as foreign automakers are experiencing safety issues with EV batteries. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reportedly carrying out investigations into three fires caused by General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Bolt [...]