Korean firms battle to gain upper hand in electric car battery market   전기차 배터리

Korean firms battle to gain upper hand in electric car battery market 전기차 배터리

In order to make the nation more eco-friendly and carbon-free,… one of the things needed in the future will be more electric vehicles. And experts say… in order for that to happen,… electric car batteries need to be cheaper. Our Hwang Ji-hye has this week′s industry insight. Electric cars are still too pricy compared to…

Hyundai and Kia’s electric cars becoming hugely popular in Korea, global markets

Hyundai and Kia’s electric cars becoming hugely popular in Korea, global markets

Korean auto giant Hyundai and its smaller sibling Kia Motors have seen a significant jump in sales of electric cars during the first three months of this year. According to Hyundai on Sunday,… the two auto brands sold over 75-thousand eco-friendly models including hybrid, electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. That’s a 20-percent increase from…

U.S. to exempt some Chinese medical, electronic devices from tariffs

U.S. to exempt some Chinese medical, electronic devices from tariffs

The Trump administration has announced a tariff waiver on a number of Chinese products,… signaling an ease in U.S.-China trade tensions. The two countries are also set to resume their long-suspended trade talks,… which could start as early as this week. Our Kim Da-mi reports. The Trump administration says it will exempt 110 Chinese products,……

Korea may allow electronic devices use during plane takeoff and landing

Korea may allow electronic devices use during plane takeoff and landing

Korean airlines may soon allow the use of electronic devices during takeoff and landing… if it’s confirmed the devices do not interfere with the aircrafts’ own communication and navigational systems. Smartphones, however, would have to be put in airplane mode,… which cuts off radio communication,… and passengers will still be prohibited from making calls. The…

Hyundai Motor’s Ioniq 2nd best-selling electric vehicle in Norway last month

Hyundai Motor’s Ioniq 2nd best-selling electric vehicle in Norway last month

Sales of Hyundai Motor’s latest electric vehicle soared three-fold last month in Norway from a month earlier,… becoming the second-best-selling “green” car sold there. Market data show the Korean automaker sold three-hundred-21 of its Ioniq electric vehicles in November. The Ioniq was the seventh-best-selling car among all vehicles sold in Norway. The news is extra…