electric vehicle
SK On launches “EV My Car Management” service with SK Rent-a-car and Macarong Factory
2022.10.05
■ Easy check on the battery status, including car deterioration, distance to empty, and charging history ■ Plans underway to expand into the battery diagnosis verification business in the future, expectations to vitalize of the secondhand EV market   A service was released where users can easily check the mileage and charging history of the ...
Global EV sales to continue upward trend in 2022, and SK Innovation’s tactics to serve the market
2022.02.07
  “In 2021, almost 6.5 million new passenger plug-in electric cars were registered globally, which is about 108% more than the 3.1 million in 2020.” These are the numbers mentioned in the latest report released on Feb 2 by InsideEVs, quoting EV-Volumes data. It is undeniable that the world is taking big shift into electric vehicles ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ⑪ SK Geo Centric accelerates eco-friendly lightweight material business
2021.12.01
    The eleventh episode of SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization will be about the Automotive Business Unit of SK Geo Centric (SKGC). Here, eco-friendly and lightweight materials are being developed to contribute to the development of electric vehicle ecosystem. Let’s meet Bae Sung-chan, Head of SKGC’s Automotive Business Unit to learn more about ...
SK On develops battery diagnosis technology that allows electric vehicle drivers to self-check
2021.11.25
■ Using self-developed “BaaS AI” to collect EV battery status information and analyze battery conditions to detect problem and measure residual value of the battery ■ Service launched through “EV Infra,” Korea’s largest EV charging application operated by Soft Berry Inc.  ■ SK On plans to develop various BaaS services based on personal battery usage habit ...
The conditions for a well prepared battery business
2021.09.14
▲ CEO of SK Innovation Kim Jun revealed the company’s strategies at “SK Innovation Story Day” event held at the Conrad Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on July 1st   The budding electric vehicle (EV) market is pushing making major automakers and countries to increase investment in electrification more than ever. China, the largest car ...
POSCO – SK signed an MOU to develop automotive lightweight materials
2021.03.08
■ Two companies signed an MOU at POSCO Center in Daechi-dong, Seoul on Feb 8th as a preemptive response to changes in auto parts market ■ Posco and SK are considering development of steel-plastic composite materials applicable to EV battery packs ■ President of POSCO Steel Business Unit Kim Hak-dong: “Going beyond steel to prepare ...
K-Batteries keep making headway: SK Innovation gains more ground in the global market
2021.01.26
  Korean EV (electric vehicle) battery manufactures are gaining ground, and among them, SK Innovation has been making big moves by increasing its share in the global EV battery market. The industry predicts that in 2021 SK Innovation’s share in this market will even increase faster.   According to data released by market research firm ...
SK Innovation enters battery swap business in China
2021.01.21
■ SK Innovation recently participated as a strategic investor in Blue Park Smart Energy (BPSE), a subsidiary of BAIC Group in China. BPSE: a battery swap type EVs supplier and battery swap station operator ■ SK Innovation has secured a foothold to promote the BaaS (Battery as a Service) business in China, the world’s largest ...
SK Innovation creates trickle-down effect in Georgia through its EV battery plants
2021.01.14
  SK Innovation’s large-scale investment in EV battery manufacturing plants in Georgia, USA, has created a trickle-down effect in downstream industries.   | SK Innovation’s Georgia EV plants will reach annual capacity of 21.5GWh by 2023   It was revealed that SK Innovation is going to start the pilot production of the first battery plant ...
SK Innovation shows Green Mobility technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo
2020.10.28
  After receiving much attention at InterBattery 2020, SK Innovation once again got a chance to show its technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo, which is taking place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Seoul, Korea from October 28th to 30th.     Hosted by the Korean National Assembly Hydrogen Economy Forum, 2020 Green New Deal Expo gathers ...
InterBattery 2020: SK Innovation aims to be the leader in the core battery technologies of safety, charging speed, and range
2020.10.22
  SK Innovation has announced the directions for its next-generation batteries at InterBattery 2020, which is Korea’s largest exhibition specializing in rechargeable batteries. The three-day event, hosted by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, is taking place at COEX in Samseong-dong, Seoul, starting on the 21st of this month.     Through the ...
The 40 years of SK Innovation's battery development history ② Middle stage (1996 – 2005)
2020.10.15
  Last month, SKinno News published the first episode about the “Early stage (1982 – 1993)” of SK Innovation’s electric vehicle (EV) battery, which began 38 years ago. SK Innovation has built up a solid history of batteries starting with the selection of “Energy accumulating battery system” as its future business to achieve Yukong’s(1) vision ...