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Government Considers Easing Regulations on LPG-Powered Cars Amid Fine Dust Concerns

Government Considers Easing Regulations on LPG-Powered Cars Amid Fine Dust Concerns

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government is planning to ease regulations on liquid petroleum gas-powered vehicles to combat fine dust, miniscule airborne particles that have recently been the centerpiece of national health concern.  Currently, LPG vehicle purchases are limited to drivers with disabilities and individuals of national merit, with the exception [...]

Diesel Consumption Hits Monthly Record in May

Diesel Consumption Hits Monthly Record in May

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s diesel consumption hit a monthly record in May, state statistics showed Thursday, an indication that diesel-powered cars are still dominant over electric and hybrid vehicles.  According to an informational website operated by state-run Korea National Oil Corp. (KNOC), South Korea consumed a record 14.31 million barrels of [...]