The Chevy Bolt EV is now available for order in the country of South Korea, according to recent reports. Deliveries to the market are expected to begin next month (in April).
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Hyundai Reveals New Trim Option For Ioniq Electric In South Korea, Priced At ~$16,300 After Incentives
Hyundai has unveiled a new Ioniq Electric trim option — dubbed “I” — in South Korea. The intent is to increase the rate of electric vehicle adoption, according to recent reports.
The South Korea government is Seeking to press Criminal Prosecution Against VW Executives who knowingly participated in the emissions scandal!
Apple is said to be working with a small South Korean battery company that has pioneered a new battery cell with a hollow core. The new technology permits better cooling, especially during high current draw situations.
South Korea is about to begin a program designed to boost EV infrastructure throughout the country and develop new long range electric car batteries. It is also raising the tax rebate on EVs sold domestically.
Officials in Europe are suggesting that a wider probe into emissions cheating by all manufacturers is called for. Germany, France and Italy are the leaders.
The Broon F870 puts the Power Wheels we grew up with to shame with leather seats and dual electric motors. It’s the Tesla Model S of the toy car worlds.
Without too much fanfare, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been revealed in Seoul, South Korea, bringing with it a tweaked look about about 10% better MPGs.
The Detroit Electric SP:01 has been revealed (again) with an altered-but-still-obviously-Lotus look. Can this Tesla clone pick up where Elon Musk left off?
Hyundai and its corporate cousin Kia are planning to launch a pair of plug-in hybrid cars as soon as next year, giving them an entry into the PHEV market.
While the shortcomings of electric cars are often discussed at length, there are some inherent advantages to ditching the traditional gas-powered drivetrain. Researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology, the same place behind Korea’s wireless-charging electric buses, has unveiled a foldable electric city car that can fit three to a single parking space.
One of the most promising ideas for extending electric car driving range is to install wireless charging features into city streets. The city of Gumi, South Korea recently launched a pair of electric buses wirelessly charged through the roadway, and if the initial tests go well, this could pave the way.
The rise of Hyundai and Kia is one of the greatest automotive triumphs of the past decade, as the Korean automakers went from bad to better to among the best in the industry. So far, they’ve managed to do by relying on efficient four-cylinder engines and hybrid systems in America, but there is reportedly an electric Kia Soul in the works.
A recent design contest from Ferrari pitted students and artists from across the globe against each other in an effort to design a futuristic, fuel-efficient Ferrari hyper-car. The winning design came from Korea, and it is, of all things, a hydrogen hybrid.
Hyundai has been on a roll lately, going from win to win on the strength of its current product, positive “buzz” over its recent “Blue” hydrogen concept cars, and the genius of its industry-leading “Hyundai Assurance” program. Hyundai’s marketers deserve an inch of freedom, I suppose – and they are taking a mile of it, […]
Hyundai unveiled its new Blue2 fuel-cell electric sedan at this week’s Seoul Motor Show, further establishing the brand as a serious rival to “traditional” green-tech leaders Honda and Toyota. The Blue2 concept itself is powered by a 120 hp electric motor that Hyundai promises will deliver fuel efficiency equivalent to more than 80 mpg. Seriously […]