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Technology for Compact, Safe Batteries for EVs Developed

Technology for Compact, Safe Batteries for EVs Developed

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research institute said Monday that it has developed a technology to make solid-state batteries that are very compact and safe for use in next generation electric cars and energy storage systems (ESSs). The all-solid battery replaces the liquid electrolyte found between the positive and negative poles [...]

Hyundai Develops Mobile EV Tune-up Technology

Hyundai Develops Mobile EV Tune-up Technology

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group said Monday it has developed mobile tune-up technology for its upcoming electric vehicle models. The latest achievement is part of the South Korean automotive group’s efforts to evolve into a smart mobility solutions provider in the long term. Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., two [...]

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 [...]