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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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Korea’s auto industry logs double-digit growth in production, domestic sales and exports in April

Korea’s auto industry logs double-digit growth in production, domestic sales and exports in April

Korea’s automakers and the auto industry in general enjoyed a bumper month in April.Double digit growth was seen in all production, domestic sales and exports.Arirang News’ Park Ji-won has the details. Korea’s auto industry fared very well lastmonth in all areas — production, domestic sales and exports.According to figures released by the trade ministry Thursday,… …

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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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Korea’s auto industry faces roadblock 국내 자동차 산업 ‘3중고’에 신음

Korea’s auto industry faces roadblock 국내 자동차 산업 ‘3중고’에 신음

While union members of Hyundai Motor continue to lay down their tools in a series of partialstrikes since Tuesday, . Korea’s automobile industry is groaning over stagnant domesticdemands, falling production and exports. Arirang’s Hwang Ji-hye has the details. CEOsfrom Korean car and auto parts manufacturers and the country’s Minister of Land, Infrastructureand Transport Suh Seoung-hwan …

Korea’s car industry posts record trade surplus in 2013

Korea’s car industry posts record trade surplus in 2013

For Korea’s auto industry, 2013 was a very good year.The sector enjoyed a record-high trade surplus last year,… and the upcoming year looksto be just as bright. Our Yoo Li-an explains why.The domestic auto industry was Korea’s star player in the export market last year.Korea’s trade ministry said Wednesday that the sector’s trade surplus hit …

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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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