Light Commercial Truck 2007, Power Plaza has entered the ecofriendly electric vehicle business as a next-generation growth industry and successfully converted 0.5-ton and 1-ton commercial vehicles into electric vehicles in 2009. PEACE, an electric vehicle modified and supplied by Power Plaza, has been developed in a power pack structure that integrates a battery and an inverter. Adopting the designs optimized for vehicle structure and glass fiber, a lightweight material, this model has passed various tests, securing the highest safety.
PEACE features a maximum output of 26kW, maximum torque 108Nm, and load weight of up to 500kg. It is also equipped with a 17.8kWh lithium-ion battery, and the mileage on one charge is 72km. The empty vehicle mileage is up to 100km for one charge and a full charge takes around four hours.
The batteries, drive motors, and inverters carry a 7-year or 150,000 km warranty, while the electric car parts produced by Power Plaza including OBC, PDU, LDC, BMS, and dashboard module come with a lifetime warranty and free repairs.
Unlike ordinary electric vehicles, PEACE is equipped with a manual transmission in consideration of gradability energy efficiency. The gear shifting while driving is the same as that of a regular engine vehicle and the safe running speed is 80 km. PEACE is registered in the e-shopping mall run by the Korea ON-Line E-procurement System in order to ensure stable supply to public institutions. | Blog Magazine of korean-machinery, brands and Goods

The nation’s first roadster, Yebbujana R

[INQ. NO. 1505M36] Founded in 1993, Power Plaza has developed, produced and sold 700 kinds of standardized SMPS (Switching Module Power Supply), such as DC-DC and AC-DC converter through constant technology innovation. Currently, it is playing a major role in the domestic industrial power supply market.

In 2007, Power Plaza declared its “Environment Friendly Management Policy” and secured technical skills for electric vehicles through the power-train solution research and EV conversion business based on its accumulated power electronics technology.

Furthermore, Power Plaza has developed “PEACE (0.5 ton electric pick-up truck)” and obtained the national certification from KATRI (Korea Automobile Testing & Research Institute) of Korea Transportation Safety Authority for commercialization. From 2015, the Ministry of Environment has appointed “PEACE” for its public supply of electric vehicles, so now it is striving to supply the very best eco-friendly electric car.

Power Plaza has adopted high-quality software and hardware for the development of electric vehicles and aims to develop new technology safely and constantly with reliability

Yebbujana R was recently released featuring adding traditional roadster design to future-oriented technology. Yebbujana R, with both its unique dolphin-shaped front and dynamics as well as elegant curve-shaped rear, is drawing plenty of attention.

Through the one-piece monocoque method, it highlights the beauty and simplicity of the body accentuating the elegant curve to the maximum. Kang Min-sung (a top designer) has created and directed the overall design of Yebbujana R.

When driving at 60 km/h an hour, it is possible to travel 571 kilometers on one charge. It has a maximum speed of 198 km/h an hour and can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds.


The-nation’s-first-roadster,-Yebbujana-R_1 Power Plaza has unveiled autonomously the Yebbujana series at Seoul Motor Show since 2011. Power Plaza obtained the nation’s patent of one-piece under floor which is applied to Yebbujana R.

The characteristic of one piece under floor for the body of Yebbujana is a huge reduction of manufacturing facility cost comparing to the normal car’s frame method or monocoque method. Simple manufacturing process is possible to make an electric car in small production facilities.

Driving distance of 571 kilometers on one charge is due to the 54kWh battery and carbon fiber construction, which makes it lighter by up to 745 kg. Powertrain is applied to Bosch’s 80kW motor and inverter . And manual transmission is used too, so it has a maximum speed of 198 km/h an hour and can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds.

The battery pack consists of 18650 battery cell which has safety and high performance as serial-parallel system such as Tesla Model S.

Power Plaza plans to unveil the next-generation Yebbujana R at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany in the second half of the year.

PEACE, half-ton pickup truck which the Ministry of Environment adopted as public supply

PEACE, an electric pick-up truck which is supplied first nationally was displayed at the Seoul Motor Show. Power Plaza has developed environment friendly electric vehicles since 2007 and succeeded in the development of a half-ton and one-ton electric pick-up truck in 2009. But the car was a “test bed” to develop power module for electric cars, so it is not suitable for national standard.

From the end of 2011, Power Plaza has developed a commercial light electric car which is suitable for national regulation and started sales through R&D for two years and certification process for one year. Power Plaza received applications from 21 customers on Jeju island, which is more than the allocated 15 pcs during 15 days from March 6 to March 20. The price for the PEACE is set at 36.9 million won and Jeju residents can receive subsidy of 17 million won and a battery charger from the Government.

The-nation’s-first-roadster,-Yebbujana-R_2 It is expected to sell in Seoul and on Jeju island as a pilot project this year and Power Plaza received applications during the Seoul Motor Show also. In Seoul, customers will receive subsidy of 18 million won and battery charger from the Government. Additionally, as a subcompact and cargo car, tax breaks are also applied such as individual consumption tax, education tax and acquisition tax and yearly car tax. Corporation and individual businesspersons can get a tax rebate.

PEACE is equipped with 26kW induction motor, so performance is maximum output of 35ps and maximum load weight of 500 kgs. It is equipped with 17.8 kWh lithium-ion battery and can travel 67.5 kilometers on one charge. Power Plaza will release PEACE which can travel 100km on single charge in 2015. Battery charging time is about four hours.

Regarding warranty, battery, motor and inverter is 7 years or 150,000 km and lifetime free service of EV component is ensured.

PEACE is used to manual transmission considering improvement of climbing performance as well as energy efficiency and gear shift is the same of normal engine car. Safety driving speed is 80km/h.

PEACE is a car of purpose of parcel cargo and for a small trader from the first stage of production. It will attract attention from a farmer, a small trader and individual businesspersons.

Powertrain of 1 ton pick-up truck, as the next generation

Power Plaza unveiled the e-Powertrain of its one-ton truck as the next generation pickup at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show. The one-ton electric pick-up truck has great market potential and air quality improvement. This truck is equipped with 100kW brushless motor, so it has maximum horsepower of 136hp and maximum torque of 30kgf.m. A 54kWh motor is fitted, so one can travel about 150km on a single charge. Power Plaza has a plan to obtain national certification and sell this truck in the second half of the year. | Blog Magazine of korean-machinery, brands and Goods