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Solution for Unauthorized Parking on Private Property Still at Large

Solution for Unauthorized Parking on Private Property Still at Large

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The controversy over parking inside private property, which has been a major source of inconvenience in everyday life, is being neglected without proper efforts to come up with a solution simply because there are no ‘grounds’ to execute administrative measures or enforcement. The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission reported [...]

Jeju Expands Coverage of ‘Garage Certificate System’ to All Types of Vehicles

Jeju Expands Coverage of ‘Garage Certificate System’ to All Types of Vehicles

JEJU, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju Island has expanded the coverage of a unique garage certificate system exclusive to the island, to all types of vehicles starting from January, and there are mixed expectations and concerns about the province’s latest decision. The system makes it obligatory for vehicle owners to [...]

Kakao T Lets You Know if Parking Lots are Full or Not Before Arrival

Kakao T Lets You Know if Parking Lots are Full or Not Before Arrival

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Mobility, a firm that provides cab-hailing and driver-for-hire services, said Monday it added a new artificial intelligence (AI) function that can predict whether parking lots are full or not to its Kakao T Parking service, a first among South Korean parking apps. Previously, it was impossible for drivers [...]

Parking Lots Ban BMWs Due to Fire Hazard

Parking Lots Ban BMWs Due to Fire Hazard

  SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — With car owners continuing to report engine fires on BMW’s 520d model, a number of car parks are banning the vehicle in question. A sign at an automated parking building in Seoul’s Gaepo-dong neighborhood in Gangnam-gu yesterday warned, “BMW vehicles absolutely cannot be parked here.” The building, mainly [...]

Smart Devices Make Life Easier for the Elderly and Disabled

Smart Devices Make Life Easier for the Elderly and Disabled

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Three new government initiatives will make use of the latest smart devices to help improve the lives of elderly farmers and the disabled.  The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion, in partnership with the local governments of Andong, Jeonju, [...]

Video of Hyundai’s Automatic Parking EV Impresses Car Enthusiasts

Video of Hyundai’s Automatic Parking EV Impresses Car Enthusiasts

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Group’s YouTube video of a Kia Soul EV parking itself went viral among car enthusiasts, accumulating over 200,000 views in less than a day.  The video, which was filmed at Hyundai’s research institute in Gyeonggi Province (Uiwang), shows a driver stepping out of a vehicle and using [...]