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Brain Drain a Concern in S. Korea as Global Competition for EV Batteries Heats Up

Brain Drain a Concern in S. Korea as Global Competition for EV Batteries Heats Up

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Global competition for electric vehicle (EV) batteries has countries and companies battling to attract top talent. In particular, concerns over technology leaks are growing as battery manufacturers in China, Europe and other countries have been attempting to woo Korean workers. Companies are offering high salaries targeting skilled Korean talent. [...]

S. Korean EV Battery Makers Striving to Secure Cathode Materials

S. Korean EV Battery Makers Striving to Secure Cathode Materials

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major battery makers are striving to secure key materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, with demand for cathode metals spiking in line with the EV battery sector’s sharp growth, industry watchers said Monday. According to market tracker SNE Research, 112,000 tons of cathode materials were used in [...]