Kia Establishes ‘Purple M’ Start-up to Accelerate EV Mobility Services

Kia and jointly invest in new start-up, using proprietary operating system to manage mobility services New start-up extends Kia’s footprint in growing Transportation as a Service (TaaS) sector Kia pursuing new business opportunities based on EV mobility Kia Motors Corporation has […]

Most Hyundai & Kia Workers Prefer Tesla’s Electric Offerings To Those Of Their Own Companies, Survey Reveals

Originally published on CleanTechnica. A new survey from the social app provider “Blind” has revealed that roughly half of Korean auto-industry workers queried would consider purchasing a Tesla — rather than a vehicle produced by a […]

Japan Was Top Producer Of Automotive Lithium-Ion Batteries In 2014 (By Capacity)

The top producer of automotive-industry-utilized lithium-ion battery cells in 2014 was Japan — with around 2 gigawatt-hours of batteries produced in the country during the year — according to a new infographic from the US Department […]