KC for Electronic Products

We support world leading manufacturers in the rapid certification of electronic products for the Korean market.

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KC-EMC Certification

We clarify the requirements for your product and ensure that your product is certified quickly and reliably.

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KCs - Korea Certification Mark for machines

Korea Certification is an excellent partner for KCs certification for machines. We ensure that you get your product approved quickly and reliably.

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KEMCO Certification

Korea Certification ist der ideale, strategische Partner für die KEMCO Zertifizierung. Wir unterstützen Sie bei allen Schritten zum koreanischen Energieeffizienz-Label.

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Korea Certification offers customized certification training to fit your company needs. Our trainer will come to your location and provide the training, up to date information and pass on valuable tips from our many years of experience. Call us today to learn more!

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MPR International

Since 2005, MPR International GmbH has been supporting companies around the world in obtaining the required product certifications for the Asian markets. With a strong team located worldwide, we can offer you the best solution for your enquiries.

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Hyundai Group sold 350,000 “green” vehicles in 2019

According to a report by the Korean Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA), a total of 5.27 million vehicles with alternative drive systems were sold worldwide. Alternative drives include fuel cells, plug-in hybrids and hybrid vehicles as well as battery-powered electric vehicles. The sales figures for these vehicles rose by 14.4 percent to a new record high in 2019. Hybrid vehicles accounted for the lion’s share of these sales, at 3.17 million, an increase of 20 percent. Their sales figure and year-on-year increase is the highest since 2015. 2.1 million battery-powered electric cars were sold, 6.1 percent more than in the previous year. According to analysts, there was weaker demand in this segment due to the withdrawal of subsidies for electric vehicles in China.



By manufacturer brand, Toyota leads the way with a share of 37 percent or 1.98 million vehicles, an increase of 17.9 percent over the previous year. The Japanese company accounts for around 60 percent of global sales of hybrid vehicles or 1.92 million units. Tesla is in second place with 460,000 vehicles and an increase of 80.3 percent, Honda is in third place with 390,000 vehicles and an increase of 27.4 percent. Hyundai and Kia, which are based in South Korea, are in fourth place worldwide with 350,000 vehicles sold with alternative drive systems, an increase of 25.1 percent over the previous year. Broken down into individual vehicle categories, the Hyundai Group has sold 220,000 hybrid vehicles and 130,000 battery-powered vehicles. Compared to the previous year, sales figures rose by 32.7 and 14.5 percent respectively.

Looking at battery-powered electric vehicles, Tesla is the market leader for the second year in a row, followed by BYD from China, followed by BMW, Hyundai and Kia. The global sales markets for electric vehicles, broken down by region, show an enormous increase of 51.1 percent over the previous year in Europe, with 1.5 million vehicles sold. China follows in second place with 1.31 million and a plus of 7.6 percent. The decline in China is due to the discontinuation or reduction of subsidies for electric cars. In third place is Japan with 1.14 million vehicles and a slight increase of 0.5 percent.

MPR International GmbH will be happy to advise you regarding a Korea certification in the automotive sector. We have already successfully accompanied many large automotive suppliers and also vehicle manufacturers with locations in Korea in their certification projects and have been supporting these companies for several years. Our experts are available to you at any time by phone or e-mail for questions regarding an upcoming Korea certification.

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Julian Busch

About the author: Julian Busch is the founder and managing director of MPR International GmbH

Publisher: MPR International GmbH

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