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S. Korean Retail Investors Dump Tesla, Open Wallets for China’s Tianqi Lithium

S. Korean Retail Investors Dump Tesla, Open Wallets for China’s Tianqi Lithium

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail investors have sold shares in electric vehicle leader Tesla Inc., while making large purchases of shares in the China-based Tianqi Lithium Corp. over the past month, data showed Monday. Local individual investors net sold US$319.9 million worth of Tesla shares during the period from July 12 [...]

Tesla Sales Stagnate in South Korea

Tesla Sales Stagnate in South Korea

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc.’s sales in South Korea remained stagnant in the first half of this year after enjoying strong growth in the country’s imported EV market. According to the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association and the CarIsYou Data Research Center, the number of imported EVs [...]

Korean Investors Continue to Buy Tesla Shares Despite Recent Price Drops

Korean Investors Continue to Buy Tesla Shares Despite Recent Price Drops

SEOUL, June 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean investors are continuing to buy shares in electric vehicle leader Tesla Inc. despite the plunging price, data showed Sunday. Local investors bought US$1.03 billion worth of Tesla shares last month, the highest since last December, according to the data from the Korea Securities Depository. As such, South [...]

Insurance Firms Protest Against Tesla’s Ownership of Old Batteries

Insurance Firms Protest Against Tesla’s Ownership of Old Batteries

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of insurance companies have filed a protest against U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc.’s policy of collecting old batteries when replacing them with new ones for their EV models. The Korea Insurance Development Institute’s Korea Automobile Insurance Repair Research and Training Center sent a letter of inquiry [...]