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Balcony Fireproof Screens Prevent the Spread of Fire at Apartment Buildings

Balcony Fireproof Screens Prevent the Spread of Fire at Apartment Buildings

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — An experiment proved that the installation of fireproof screens in balconies can contribute to preventing the spread of fire at apartment buildings. The Korean Fire Protection Association, a statutory not-for-profit fire protection organization funded by Korean non-life insurance companies, conducted an experiment simulating a fire on the first floor. [...]

Hyundai’s Kona EV Recall Potential Hurdle in Electrification Plan

Hyundai’s Kona EV Recall Potential Hurdle in Electrification Plan

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co.’s planned global recall of 77,000 Kona Electric vehicles may be a drag on the company’s electrification plan, analysts said Monday. Hyundai Motor plans to voluntarily recall 77,000 Kona Electric models for a faulty battery cell component, as 14 cases of fires in the model — 10 [...]