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S. Korea’s Exports of Eco-friendly Cars Up 23 Pct in H1

S. Korea’s Exports of Eco-friendly Cars Up 23 Pct in H1

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s exports of eco-friendly automobiles rose nearly 23 percent in the first half of 2020 from a year earlier, data showed Wednesday. Outbound shipments of eco-friendly cars, including electric vehicles, reached US$3.16 billion in the January-June period, taking up 20 percent of the country’s total automobile exports, according [...]

Gov’t to Increase Support to Achieve Goal of 200,000 EVs by 2020

Gov’t to Increase Support to Achieve Goal of 200,000 EVs by 2020

SEOUL, Dec 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Beginning next year, the government will increase its level of subsidies given to electric vehicle buyers while extending the time limit for tax benefits by 2017. It will also support the auto industry to improve its EV capabilities so that the electric cars can drive up to 300 kilometers [...]

Green Car Runs with “Line” Characters

Green Car Runs with “Line” Characters

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Green Car, an official car sharing operator in Seoul and the largest player in terms of the market share, is promoting a special event together with mobile messenger Line. Intended to generate a sense of connection and affinity among peoples — mobile-savvy potential consumers in particular, to its service [...]

The Hershey Company Recognized for Sustainability Efforts in 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

The Hershey Company Recognized for Sustainability Efforts in 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

HERSHEY, Pa., June 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The Hershey Company (HSY) was recognized today for its continuing  commitment to environmental stewardship by Newsweek in its 2014 Green  Rankings. Out of the top U.S. 500 companies named, Hershey placed 46,  moving up 210 spots from the last ranking, in 2012. “At Hershey, environmental stewardship is simply good [...]

Seoul in Full Support of Wider Use of Electric Vehicles

Seoul in Full Support of Wider Use of Electric Vehicles

SEOUL, Korea, May 2, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul City Government has got down to encouraging the wider usage of eco-friendly electric cars, also known as EV, among Seoulites by expanding charging stations and increasing the public awareness of the EV benefits.  Currently, EVs are mostly serving public purposes at places like public agencies, car [...]

College Campuses Nationwide Eligible to Obtain 4 Electric Vehicles For “Internet of Things” Projects

College Campuses Nationwide Eligible to Obtain 4 Electric Vehicles For “Internet of Things” Projects

DENVER, April 7, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Internet2 and Innova Inc., manufacturer of an all-electric micro  vehicle, the Innova Dash, will debut a uniquely equipped University  Electric Vehicle (UEV) during the Internet2 Global Summit, an  international gathering of more than 800 advanced technology leaders  from universities, research organizations, and industry.  The UEV model represents a new [...]