5% of Cars in Korea to Be Electric by 2030

      November 24, 2015 11:35

      The government hopes to make sure that electric vehicles account for five percent of all cars in Korea by 2030, including 33,000 public buses.

      Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn in a meeting on Monday announced the timid goal as part of measures to deal with climate change and to tap into new energy sources.

      The ministry also hopes to establish a nationwide network of recharging stations by 2020.

      Jeju Island has larger ambitions and aims to replace all 370,000 cars on the island with electric ones by 2030.

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