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Hyundai Motor Develops ‘Quality Air’ Technology

Hyundai Motor Develops ‘Quality Air’ Technology

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s top automaker, announced on Monday the development of ‘Quality Air’ technology to keep the air inside its vehicles fresh. The new developments, which consist of ‘After Blow Technology,’ ‘Multi Air Mode Technology,’ and ‘Fine Dust Indicator Technology,’ will be included in Hyundai’s new vehicles [...]

Gas Emissions Turn into Water Bubbles to Filter Fine Dust

Gas Emissions Turn into Water Bubbles to Filter Fine Dust

CHEONAN, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a system that turns gas emissions into bubbles underwater to eradicate both fine dust and its source. The Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) announced Monday that it had co-developed a micro-bubble system jointly with a local firm. Previous technology used to filter sources [...]

Polled Citizens, Experts Prioritize Fine Dust in Environmental Policies

Polled Citizens, Experts Prioritize Fine Dust in Environmental Policies

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Reducing fine dust particles should be the top priority among the government’s environmental policies, according to a poll of ordinary citizens and experts released on Saturday. The poll was conducted by the Ministry of Environment on 700 citizens and 510 experts last year to collect their opinions on environmental [...]

Seasonal Management System Greatly Reduces Ultrafine Dust Particles

Seasonal Management System Greatly Reduces Ultrafine Dust Particles

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The government’s seasonal management system for air pollution has substantially contributed to reducing the volume of ultrafine dust particles in South Korea during this winter, the Ministry of Environment said Tuesday. The ministry said the contribution rate of the seasonal management system to the reduction of ultrafine dust pollution [...]

Share of Domestic Factors Rising in Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust

Share of Domestic Factors Rising in Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The share of domestic factors in Seoul’s ultrafine dust particles has increased over the past five years, while the ratio of China’s contribution to the local particulate pollution has been stagnant, a report showed Saturday. According to the report issued by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, homegrown pollutants were responsible [...]