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SK Innovation to Spend 430 bln Won on LiBS Plant in Poland

SK Innovation to Spend 430 bln Won on LiBS Plant in Poland

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s largest refiner by sales, said Wednesday that it will invest 430 billion won (US$380 million) to build a lithium-ion battery separator (LiBS) plant in Poland, in a bid to meet growing demand for electric vehicle batteries. The company, also a major EV battery maker, [...]

Hyundai, Kia Sell, Receive Orders for Over 10,000 EVs This Year

Hyundai, Kia Sell, Receive Orders for Over 10,000 EVs This Year

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. sold or received orders for more than 10,000 electric vehicles (EV) coming into this year, corporate sources said Sunday. South Korea’s two largest automakers, and flagships of Hyundai Motor Group, account for 79 percent of all EVs sold in the [...]

Slovakia Calls for Cooperation with S. Korea on Eco-Friendly Cars

Slovakia Calls for Cooperation with S. Korea on Eco-Friendly Cars

SEJONG, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Slovakia’s finance minister called for cooperation with South Korea in a wide-range of areas such as hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles and infrastructure, the government here said Tuesday.  Peter Kazimir made the comments in a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Hong Nam-ki at the government complex building in [...]

Hyundai and SK Networks Cooperate to Establish High-speed Electric Car Charging Station

Hyundai and SK Networks Cooperate to Establish High-speed Electric Car Charging Station

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and SK Networks Co. have joined hands to create new infrastructure for the establishment of an electric car charging station. Hyundai revealed yesterday that it had signed an MOU with SK Networks that would make this possible. According to the MOU, Hyundai will develop high-speed electric [...]

Seoul to Provide Additional Subsidies for Purchase of Eco-friendly Cars

Seoul to Provide Additional Subsidies for Purchase of Eco-friendly Cars

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Thursday it will provide additional subsidies for the purchase of environmentally friendly vehicles as this year’s target has already been accomplished. The city government attained this year’s goal of subsidizing 2,257 electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel-cell cars. The city said it will inject [...]

Demand for Electric Cars on Jeju Island Outstrips Supply

Demand for Electric Cars on Jeju Island Outstrips Supply

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Electric car manufacturers have been unable to supply promised cars to the public on time. According to the provincial government of Jeju, 1,015 new electric cars were registered on the island during a period of six months between February and July, which is just 25.3 percent of the initial [...]

E-Mart to Install Electric Car Charging Stations at All Outlets

E-Mart to Install Electric Car Charging Stations at All Outlets

SEOUL, Jul 2. (Korea Bizwire) — The hypermarket giant E-Mart announced today that it is planning to install charging stations for electric car use at all of its outlets nationwide by 2021. The company initiated formal service of nine electronic charging stations in a total of four regions (Sokcho, Gangneung, Geomdan, and Gumi) today. The [...]