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New Government Measures for Eco-Friendly Vehicles Include Rest Areas for EVs

New Government Measures for Eco-Friendly Vehicles Include Rest Areas for EVs

SEJONG, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced a new set of measures Monday to help accommodate the rapidly increasing number of drivers of eco-friendly vehicles in Korea, which includes new rest areas for charging EVs and hydrogen vehicles.  These mini rest areas, or multipurpose rest areas, will be [...]

Street Sweeper EVs Introduced in Sejong

Street Sweeper EVs Introduced in Sejong

SEJONG, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Sejong, the de facto administrative capital of South Korea, introduced a new set of street sweepers that will be responsible for cleaning its streets, running on electric power instead of diesel.  The vehicles, developed by RETECH, can operate for eight hours after four hours of charging, and are noise [...]

GM, Tesla Set to Debut Long-Range EVs in S. Korea

GM, Tesla Set to Debut Long-Range EVs in S. Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – General Motors Co. and Tesla Motors Inc. are poised to debut their long-range electric vehicles (EVs) in South Korea this year in a move that could help galvanize the budding local EV market dominated by short-range models, industry sources said Thursday.  GM Korea Co., GM’s South Korean unit, is [...]