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GM Committed to Making EVs Reality in S. Korea

GM Committed to Making EVs Reality in S. Korea

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) — General Motors Co. is committed to expanding its position in South Korea by introducing more electric vehicles amid growing appetite for zero-emission cars thanks to improving charging infrastructure and state subsidies, the company has said. In a virtual media briefing held Wednesday, Jesse Ortega, architectural chief engineer at GM’s [...]

Tesla Leads Imported EV Sales in S. Korea

Tesla Leads Imported EV Sales in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — While sales of imported cars, led by U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc.’s Model 3, have jumped, Korean-made electric vehicles (EVs) are being sidelined. The Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association and Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association reported a 40.1 percent increase in EV sales between January and April compared [...]

Hyundai Motor to Produce Hydrogen Commercial Cars in China

Hyundai Motor to Produce Hydrogen Commercial Cars in China

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Saturday it will produce hydrogen fuel-cell electric commercial vehicles in its Chinese plant to make inroads into the local electric vehicle market. In the China EV100 Forum held in Beijing from Jan. 10-12, Executive Vice President Lee In-cheon, head of Hyundai’s Commercial Vehicle Business Division, [...]

EV Models Reach Over 40 pct of Hyundai, Kia Eco-friendly Car Sales

EV Models Reach Over 40 pct of Hyundai, Kia Eco-friendly Car Sales

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Electricfied models reached over 40 percent of Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp.’s environmentally friendly vehicle sales in the January-October period, an automobile association said Monday. In the first 10 months, Hyundai and Kia sold a combined 291,237 eco-friendly models in global markets, according to the data from [...]