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EV sales exceed 10,000 units on extended infrastructure, subsidies

EV sales exceed 10,000 units on extended infrastructure, subsidies

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The sale of electric vehicles in South Korea has exceeded 10,000 units this year, reflecting a growing appetite for emissions-free cars and the country’s improving charging infrastructure, industry data showed Monday. In the January-October period, the number of electric cars sold here was 10,075 units, much higher than the [...]

Hyundai’s IONIQ Becomes Art and Technology Project

Hyundai’s IONIQ Becomes Art and Technology Project

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A new art and technology project based on Hyundai’s renewable energy car IONIQ has been unveiled in the U.S., the carmaker announced on Monday. According to Hyundai Motor, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Art + Technology Lab project called ‘the Roadable Synapse’ by Jonathon Keats was revealed this [...]

White is the New Green for Eco-Friendly Vehicles

White is the New Green for Eco-Friendly Vehicles

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – According to Hyundai Motor, 48 percent of the customers who purchased its eco-friendly hybrid models – Ioniq, Sonata and Grandeur (Azera) – between January and May chose white-colored vehicles, indicating that white is the most popular color for eco-friendly cars. The Ioniq Hybrid showed the highest percentage with 66 [...]

Hyundai Stepping Up Its Electric Car Business

Hyundai Stepping Up Its Electric Car Business

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s dominant automobile maker, will step up efforts to expand infrastructure for electric vehicle (EVs) use by local drivers, as it aims to sell at least 4,800 Ioniq Electric units in the country this year alone, company officials said. “We plan to launch a mobile [...]