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S. Korea Lags Behind in Hydrogen Charging Infrastructure

S. Korea Lags Behind in Hydrogen Charging Infrastructure

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea needs to further expand the country’s hydrogen charging infrastructure as it lags behind advanced countries amid growing interest in zero-emission vehicles, a business association said Thursday. South Korea has emerged as a major player in technologies involving hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles and fuel-cell battery-based power generation in [...]

Hyundai Mobis Develops Hydrogen-powered Forklift

Hyundai Mobis Develops Hydrogen-powered Forklift

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, announced Thursday the successful development of a forklift powered by hydrogen. The hydrogen forklift, developed jointly with Hyundai Motor Co. and Hyundai Construction Equipment Co., will begin its test run early next year at the free zone for hydrogen businesses, [...]

Hyundai Motor Exports 4 Units of Hydrogen Fuel Cell System to Europe

Hyundai Motor Exports 4 Units of Hydrogen Fuel Cell System to Europe

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday that it has exported four units of a hydrogen fuel cell system to Europe, paving the way for further shipments of the environmentally friendly energy solution. The hydrogen fuel cell system will be delivered to GRZ Technologies Ltd., a Switzerland-based company specializing in energy [...]

Korean Refiners Review Feasibility of Launching Hydrogen Charging Services

Korean Refiners Review Feasibility of Launching Hydrogen Charging Services

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean major oil refiners, which have had difficulty getting out of a loss-making business structure, are stepping into the hydrogen business, which was once regarded as a rival to their core operations. The country’s four major refiners — SK Innovation Co., GS Caltex Corp., Hyundai Oilbank Co. and [...]

Hyundai Partners with Australian Company to Produce Hydrogen

Hyundai Partners with Australian Company to Produce Hydrogen

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker, said Thursday it has partnered with a think tank and a company in Australia to jointly develop hydrogen production technology. Hyundai signed an initial contract with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Fortescue Metal Group Ltd. (FMG) to collaborate [...]

Hydrogen-powered Town Coming to Samcheok by 2023

Hydrogen-powered Town Coming to Samcheok by 2023

DAEJEON, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of Energy Research has begun an empirical study on the establishment of a hydrogen and clean energy-based residential complex in the municipality of Samcheok, Gangwon Province. The institute will invest 16.6 billion won (US$13.8 million) to build necessary infrastructure for a hydrogen-powered residential area in Samcheok, [...]

Hyundai Rotem Looks to Hydrogen Equipment for New Growth

Hyundai Rotem Looks to Hydrogen Equipment for New Growth

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Rotem Co., a South Korean railway system and plant equipment maker, said Wednesday it will venture into the hydrogen infrastructure market to secure a new growth driver. Hyundai Rotem plans to supply hydrogen-charging facilities after completing the technology transfer of hydrogen reformers, equipment that extracts hydrogen from natural [...]