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Korean scientists develop manufacturing technology for eco-friendly algae bioplastics

Korean scientists develop manufacturing technology for eco-friendly algae bioplastics

A Korean research team has developed the technology to manufacture eco-friendly bioplastics using seaweed. Not only is seaweed naturally derived and inexpensive, the new material reduces the amount of harmful byproducts emitted during the manufacturing process. Park Se-young has more. High-performance plastics are found in cars, airplanes and smartphones and demand for them is growing. …

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New technology to minimize air pollution developed by government institute

New technology to minimize air pollution developed by government institute

Air pollution has been increasingly posing a threat to public health in Korea.It’s prompted the nation to take steps on the various levels to come up with practicalmeasures to minimize the damage. Among such efforts, a device to reduce thepollution from car exhaust has been developed by a government-funded research institution.Lee Un-shin, has the details.Diesel …

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Auto industry has long history of test rigging: NYT NYT, 폭스바겐 배출가스 조작은 ′빙산의 일각

Auto industry has long history of test rigging: NYT NYT, 폭스바겐 배출가스 조작은 ′빙산의 일각

Now to the latest on the corporate scandal engulfing German automaker Volkswagen.The emissions fiasco was just ″the tip of the iceberg.″The New York Times said the automobile industry has a long history of dodging regulations,…even before the auto giant admitted that it had cheated on U.S. pollution tests.It said that for decades, car companies found …

Hyundai Motor resumes automobile production in China after supply cut-off

Hyundai Motor resumes automobile production in China after supply cut-off

Earlier this week, Seoul and Beijing’s tension built over the deployment of a missile defensesystem in the peninsula,… spilled over to South Korea’s biggest automaker… forcingHyundai assembly lines in China to come to a grinding halt.But as of today, the factories are up and running again.Lee Jeong-yeon give us the updates.As of Tuesday, Hyundai Motor’s …

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Samsung Electronics acquires U.S. automotive electronics firm Harman

Samsung Electronics acquires U.S. automotive electronics firm Harman

Samsung Electronics has signed an agreement to acquire U.S. automotive electronics companyHarman International.The Korean tech giant will buy the leading maker of connected car solutions for roughly8 billion U.S. dollars.The deal is expected to boost the company’s presence in the fast-growing connected technologiesmarket.According to Samsung, Harman complements the company in terms of technologies, productsand solutions.The …

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Hyundai Motor resumes automobile production in China after supply cut-off

Hyundai Motor resumes automobile production in China after supply cut-off

Earlier this week, the bad blood between South Korea and China… over the deployment ofTHAAD,… spilled over to Korea’s biggest automaker.Hyundai Motor’s assembly lines in China, came to a grinding halt… but as of today, thefactories are up and running again.Our Lee Jeong-yeon has the report.As of Tuesday, Hyundai Motor’s production in China is back …

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Ahn Cheol-soo pledges support for auto industry as he campaigns in Ulsan and Busan

Ahn Cheol-soo pledges support for auto industry as he campaigns in Ulsan and Busan

Ahn Cheol-soo visited the conservative stronghold of Gyeongsangnam-do province, the home ofKorea’s biggest port city, Busan.The People’s Party presidential hopeful emphasized his plans to foster new growth engines forthe fourth industrial revolution.Song Ji-sun is following the software mogul’s campaign for us.“This is Ulsan, a seaside metropolitan in the nation’s southeast, the industrial heartof Korea.And it’s …

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Samsung Electronics acquires U.S. automotive electronics firm Harman

Samsung Electronics acquires U.S. automotive electronics firm Harman

Samsung Electronics has signed an agreement to buy U.S. automobile technology companyHarman International for eight billion U.S. dollars,… making it the biggest overseasacquisition by a Korean firm.The deal is expected to boost Samsung’s presence in the fast-growing market of connected carelectronics.The market is forecast to hit one-hundred billion dollars by 2025, a spike from 45 …

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Korea′s automobile industry forecast to record highest production output

Korea′s automobile industry forecast to record highest production output

Korean automakers had a year to remember in 2015,… producing well over four millionunits despite the general economic malaise. Lee Soo-eun has the details.Korea’s automobile industry has its foot on the gas.The economy might be in a period of sluggish growth, but Korean automakers are forecastto record their highest output in four years. Seven manufacturers …