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"Electric cars are disasters; they are evil," says Hyundai union head

John Voelcker Mar 26, 2018 Follow John Add to circle 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Enlarge Photo “Electric cars are disasters. They are evil." Not something you'd hear every day, certainly not from a powerful executive in the auto industry. Yet those are the words of Ha Bu-young, head of the Hyundai motor union, both the largest and the most powerful union in South Korea. DON'T MISS: UAW wakes up to job threat posed by electric cars, as German unions have already (Oct 2017) Ha made the comment in an interview with the Reuters news service last week, published on Monday. His concern is jobs, specifically the well-paid auto industry jobs that have lifted auto workers in the country to higher salaries and more generous benefits than those in most other industries. General Motors blamed high labor costs and declining sales for its decision to close an assembly plant in the countr...

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