Tag: Korea

Hyundai To Launch F1-Inspired Electric Charging Stations Across Korea

<!––> <!––> Hyundai has previewed one of the charging stations that it will establish across South Korea this year. The car manufacturer’s charging station is dubbed an E-Pit and has been inspired by Formula 1 pit stops as owners of the company’s models with 800-volt charging capability can charge their vehicles to 80 percent within […]

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Hyundai At Loggerheads With Workers At Korean Plant, Could Threaten Ioniq 5 Production

Production of the all-electric Ioniq 5 could be impacted by an ongoing dispute between Hyundai and union workers at its Ulsan plant in Korea. Local media claims that the car manufacturer is at loggerheads with union officials regarding the number of workers who will build the Ioniq 5 and the hours that they will work. […]

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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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