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CJ Logistics Introduce First Electric Cargo Vehicle for Delivery Services

CJ Logistics Introduce First Electric Cargo Vehicle for Delivery Services

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Logistics Corp. said Wednesday that it will become South Korea’s first logistics firm to introduce electric delivery vehicles and set up charging stations for them. The company first plans to introduce a total of four electric cargo vehicles, two each in Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province and the city of [...]

Korean Battery Manufacturers Under Fire as Carmakers Recall EVs

Korean Battery Manufacturers Under Fire as Carmakers Recall EVs

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean battery makers are struggling as global automobile manufacturers are choosing to issue recalls for their electric vehicles (EVs). The U.S. automotive giant General Motors Co. reportedly made a decision to recall 68,000 Bolt EVs manufactured between 2017 and 2019. Bolt EV uses batteries made at LG Chem [...]

Hyundai Motor, Singapore State Utility to Jointly Explore EV Biz

Hyundai Motor, Singapore State Utility to Jointly Explore EV Biz

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it will work with Singapore’s national utility SP Group to promote electric vehicles and establish charging infrastructure in the Southeast Asian country. Hyundai Motor has signed a business cooperation agreement with SP Group to supply its electric vehicles to Singapore and seek [...]

Gov’t to Toughen Inspection Standards for EVs

Gov’t to Toughen Inspection Standards for EVs

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — In line with the increasing prevalence of eco-friendly cars, the South Korean government has decided to strengthen inspection standards for electric vehicles (EVs). The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport will make an advance legislation notice about the revision of the Enforcement Regulation of the Automobile Management Act by [...]

S. Korea to Build More EV Charging Stations, Offer Incentives for Purchases

S. Korea to Build More EV Charging Stations, Offer Incentives for Purchases

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea on Friday unveiled its master plan to further the electric vehicles (EV) and hydrogen fuel cell automobile sector by expanding the number of charging stations while making such cars more affordable for the people. Under the blueprint, the country will increase the number of accumulated sales of [...]