Tag: Korea

Hyundai Could Replace Battery Packs Of All Kona EVs In Korea Due To Fire Risk

Hyundai may soon begin the arduous task of replacing the battery packs of up to 100,000 vehicles. Following a series of fires with the Hyundai Kona EV, Korean publication Aju News claims that the company will replace the battery packs of 77,000 Kona EVs, while also replacing the battery packs used by IONIQ PHEV and […]

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Battery Maker SK Innovation Found To Have Misappropriated Trade Secrets From Rival LG Chem

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined that South Korean battery manufacturer SK Innovation misappropriated the trade secrets of rival LG Chem. SK Innovation has been hit with a limited 10-year exclusion order that will prohibit it from importing some of its batteries to the United States but will allow the company to import […]

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Hyundai’s N Division Could Be Developing A New 2.3-Liter Turbo

Hyundai is reportedly working on a new 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that its future N performance models could use. Current N-branded models from the South Korean car manufacturer use a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder but a new report from Korean publication Kyunghyang Shinmun claims that a larger 2.3-liter mill is in the works. According to the […]

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Hyundai Planning To Recall Kona And Nexo FCEV In South Korea Over Brake System Issue

Hyundai is reportedly looking to recall a total of 50,864 electrified Konas and Nexo fuel cell vehicles in South Korea, because of faulty electronic braking systems. According to the South Korean transport ministry, their braking systems may not function properly due to software defects, although there’s no official word on whether or not this issue […]

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LG Chem Will Double Battery Production Capacity To Meet Tesla’s Increased Demand

LG Chem intends on more than doubling its production capacity of battery cells it makes in China for Tesla in 2021. Tesla has ambitious plans to continue its ramp-up of production around the world and needs its battery suppliers to keep up. According to Reuters, LG Chem will ship its increased output from China and […]

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This Is Not A New Humvee, But Kia’s Upcoming Mohave-Based Military Vehicle

When it comes to military all-terrain vehicles (ATV), the Humvee is probably the most famous of them all. However, similar hardcore off-road trucks can be found around the world, and Kia is one of the companies making them. Two years ago, they presented the KLTV (Kia Light Tactical Vehicle), and are now looking to modernize […]

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