EV SALES IN SOUTH KOREA
Global Ranking, EV sales by units sold in 2016
Registration Of Top Selling Plug-In Electric Vehicles By Model in South Korea
EV SALES IN SOUTH KOREA TO OCTOBER 2017
SOUTH KOREA EV SALES HISTORY
THE SOUTH KOREAN EV MARKET IN THE NEWS
Week 1 2018 - South Korea adopts CCS charging standard
South Korea officially adopted the widely used CCS (Combo 1) fast charging standard in favor of the CHAdeMO standard used by some carmakers such as Nissan and Renault.
Week 34 2017 - Hyundai to deploy self-driving cars at 2018 Winter Olympics
Hyundai will deploy an autonomous fleet for the 2018 Winter Olympics which is held in the city of Pyeongchang, South Korea during February 2018. The self-driving software will utilize Hyundai’s subsidiary, MnSOFT’s ultra-high-precision HD Map, with a margin of error of only 10cm as opposed to the 30 meters of previous maps. According to South Korean IT publication, etnews, Hyundai will supply a fleet of self-driving fuel-cell based SUVs and buses to ferry people over the 126km between the capital and the event venue.
Week 34 2017 - Hyundai testing V2X tech systems
According to the Korea Post Hyundai and it’s sister company Kia is testing V2X technology in partnership with the City if Hwaseong on a 14km section of road to test V2X (Vehicle to everything) systems. V2X technology is where the vehicle communicates on a real-time basis with the road on which it travels and includes traffic signals, other road users such a pedestrians and other vehicles.
Week 33 2017 - Korea developes V2G tech
As the rush to EVs starts to accelerate auto part companies are investing more and more in the development of new technologies, helping to advance electric vehicles. The Korean auto part company, Hyundai Mobis, this week announced that its the first South Korean company to develop a bi-directional on-board charger (OBC) for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) applications. Industry commentators have been quick to claim EVs V2G capability as a key attribute of the technology, but to date, no production vehicle comes equipped with the application as a standard feature. A contributing factor for the slow adoption of V2G technology is the slow development of software to optimise the charging / depleting of batteries so that drivers are not left stranded due to supplying the grid with power.
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