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Siemens to Automate Mass Transit Line in Greater Seoul Area

September 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors, Transportation

Siemens has received an order from the local company Hyundai Information Technology (HIT) to supply automation and signaling equipment for the 23-kilometer-long line from Sosa to Wonsi. The order is worth around 20 million euros. The line is scheduled to be…

New Research and Development Facility for Kankook Tire Breaks Ground in Korea

A ground-breaking ceremony has been held for the Hankook Technodome, a state-of-the-art new research and development facility for one of the world’s…

Just How Smart is Songdo?

September 8, 2013 - in Smart Cities

On the technological front, a brand new city offers the chance to build some futuristic hardware. Songdo has been designed with sensors to monitor temperature,…

Eco-Mobility Festival Kicks Off in South Korea

September 3, 2013 - in Announcement, Transportation

The EcoMobility World Festival will be held in Suwon, 30 kilometers south of Seoul, from Sept. 1-30 to exhibit bicycles, scooters, light electric vehicles and other environmentally sustainable mediums of transport developed under innovative green technologies.…

Commuting Study Aims to Break South Korea Holiday Gridlocks

August 27, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Transportation

Naureen Kabir, Director of the New Cities Foundation’s research arm, the Urban (co)LAB, will speak at the EcoMobility 2013 Suwon congress, South Korea on September 3, 2013. The congress takes place during the first EcoMobility World Festival. Ms Kabir will…