Browsing the "South Korea" Tag

Apple Car May Feature Revolutionary Hollow Battery

August 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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.

Video: Armadillo-T Is A Foldable EV For City Folk

August 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

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

Wireless Charging Powers South Korea’s Electric Buses

August 13th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

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

Kia Soul Electric Vehicle In The Works

October 12th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

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.

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