Fees for charging electric vehicles (EVs) in Korea will increase by 15 to 21 percent starting Monday as a special discount for EVs to encourage purchases gradually ends.
According to the Ministry of Environment on Sunday, the charging price will be increased from 255.7 won ($0.23) per kilowatt-hour, the exact amount to be announced today.
Korea’s most popular EV has the least popular plug, meaning that drivers of Teslas may have trouble charging their rides.
Korea Electric Power Corp. (Kepco) and Kakao Mobility have signed an agreement to develop a platform that will allow electric vehicles to locate charging stations using Kakao’s navigation system.
HWASEONG, Gyeonggi — Moving away from the old and often slow electric vehicle (EVs) chargers found in public parking lots and apartment buildings,