Jun 7, 2022 - 04:21 pm
LG founds two joint ventures for battery components
LG Chem has formed a joint venture with B&M, a subsidiary of the Chinese company Huayou Cobalt, to produce cathode materials. A second joint venture is to be set up with Kemco to manufacture precursors for cathodes.
Jun 7, 2022 - 12:26 pm
Hyundai to stop Ioniq production in July
Hyundai will soon cease production of the Ioniq. According to the South Korean carmaker, production of the model, which is available as a BEV, PHEV and HEV, will end at the Ulsan plant in July.
Jan 20, 2022 - 05:30 pm
S.Korea to acquire 624 H2 fuel cell buses by 2025
In South Korea, a total of 624 hydrogen buses are to be put on the roads of the port cities of Busan and Ulsan and the province of South Gyeongsang by 2025 as a replacement for buses with combustion engines.
Oct 8, 2021 - 12:52 pm
Hyundai Mobis invests in fuel cell system plants
Hyundai Mobis, the South Korean automotive supplier belonging to the Hyundai Motor Group, has announced that it will invest about 1.3 trillion won (equivalent to about 950 million euros) in the construction of two plants for fuel cell systems in the Korean cities of Incheon and Ulsan.
Aug 24, 2021 - 04:09 pm
Loop Energy gains first contract in South Korea
Loop Energy, a Canadian company specialising in fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles, announces its first deal in South Korea. NGVI, a well-connected local manufacturer of hydrogen buses, has opted for Loop’s eFlow fuel cell platform.
Dec 23, 2019 - 01:45 pm
SK Innovation to supply Hyundai electric cars
SK Innovation will become the exclusive battery cell supplier for Hyundai Group electric cars – specifically for the first model based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which is to roll off the assembly line from 2021.
Jul 25, 2019 - 03:10 pm
Hyundai Mobis building EV component factory
Hyundai Mobis, the South Korean automotive supplier belonging to the Hyundai Motor Group, is investing the equivalent of around 322 million dollars in the construction of a new plant for electric car components.
Dec 13, 2016 - 08:58 am
Ulsan, Mevo, Massachusetts, BMW.
H2-powered taxi fleet: The announced pilot project involving hydrogen-powered taxis is ready to hit the road in South Korea. It will start out with a fleet of ten Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell taxis in the city of Ulsan and will be extended to another five cities in the first half of 2017.
Plug-in carsharing: Mevo kicked off in Wellington, New Zealand, featuring three Audi A3 e-tron. The fleet is to grow to 50 cars and 64 charging stations over the next year. After conquering the streets of New Zealand’s capital, the scheme will also be offered in Auckland.
Funding EV adoption: The U.S. state of Massachusetts earmarked another 12m dollars for state-funded subsidies of electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell cars. A total of 25 vehicles can now qualify for rebates between 750 and 2,500 dollars on the purchase or lease.
BMW charges Australia: The automaker teamed up Scentre Group and will install a total of 40 EV charging stations at ten shopping centres in South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. Plugging in will be free for all EV drivers.