Kia unveils Imagine electric concept car at Geneva

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Kia Motors revealed its new all-electric concept car, Imagine by Kia, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. Imagine by Kia is the company’s first pure electric four-door passenger car. —Gregory Guillaume, Vice President of Design for Kia Motors Europe.

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Amazon hooks Kia owners up with easier home-charger installation

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Those just transitioning to an electric car, like the 2019 Kia Niro EV, face some potentially daunting decisions well beyond the vehicle itself—not just how they’re going to charge up the vehicle in their own garage or driveway, but how they’re going to charge it quickly enough. Plug-In Hybrids Charger Home charging Amazon Kia Niro EV

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Hyundai and Kia EVs may just avoid "compliance car" stigma, but is that enough?

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The Kia Niro EV that we drove earlier this week is one of the year’s best new green vehicles, and a great long-range electric car. Based on conversations with officials at both Hyundai Motor America and Kia. Kia Niro EVHowever, unless you happen to live in one of several specific states and regions, the chances that you’ll see one are quite low.

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VW ID 3 revealed, Nissan electric crossover, Hyundai and Kia fast-charge: Today’s Car News

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Hyundai and Kia are investing in very fast charging—in Europe. And the first of VW’s affordable electric cars is revealed in full. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

2019 87

Official: Kia Soul EV delayed until 2021

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Kia confirmed Thursday that its next-generation all-electric Soul EV won't arrive for the 2020 model year, but instead will be delayed until 2021. Kia spokesman Neil Dunlop confirmed the news to Green Car Reports.

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Kia EV concept showcases brand’s future, more electrified design direction

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With its "Imagine by Kia" concept car revealed today at the Geneva Motor Show, Kia aims to show that electric cars don’t have to look boring—that, actually, they can look exciting and emotional. The concept is, as Kia puts it, “a visual embodiment of Kia’s desire to move forward in the exciting world of

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2020 Kia Optima Hybrid, shorter-range Audi E-tron, Tesla Megapack: Today's Car News

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The Kia Optima Hybrid merges back in for 2020 with minor changes. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsAudi plans a more affordable, shorter-range E-tron in Europe. Tesla is introducing a larger stationary battery pack for businesses. And a California startup company wants to turn CO2 into gasoline. Audi's new version of the electric E-tron.

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Kia reveals Futuron Concept electric SUV coupe in China

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Kia Motors has revealed its new Futuron Concept, an all-wheel drive SUV coupe which proposes new designs for future electric vehicles. The Kia Futuron Concept is built around what Kia calls a 360-degree design notable for its pure, smooth form devoid of ornament.

2019 78

Hyundai, Kia team with Rimac for battery tech

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Along the way to building 44 "eco-friendly" models by 2025, Hyundai Motors, which includes Kia, announced that it will invest $80 million in Croatian EV startup Rimac.

2019 91

Mercedes-Benz EQC priced, refreshed Hyundai Ioniq and Kia Niro Hybrid: Today’s Car News

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The Hyundai Ioniq lineup and the Kia Niro Hybrid are revamped for 2020. Today in Car News

2019 52

Kia Niro EV specs revealed at latest Korean car show

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The Kia Niro EV made its first appearance at the Busan auto show this week and Kia confirmed the car will offer a battery with up to 236 miles of range. The company showed a concept version of the car at the Consumer Electronics Show in January with wildly updated head and tail lights and trim details. Then it appeared in Korea at an electric. South Korea

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Kia Niro electric car debuts in Korea

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Kia displayed a new Niro EV electric car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show last January, and the production car just made an appearance in South Korea at the Fifth International Electric Vehicle Expo. Based on the Niro hybrid and plug in hybrid already sold stateside, the Niro EV takes the concept one step further by dispensing with the gas

2018 63

Volvo pays for charging, Kia Soul EV postponed, very small electric cars: Today’s Car News

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Volvo introduced its first electric car yesterday, and elaborated on a plan that will pay owners of its plug-in hybrids to, well, plug in. And Kia has officially nudged its Soul EV ahead one model year. This and more, today at Green Car. Today in Car News

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Kia Niro EV drive, Tesla service, electric car ads: Today's Car News

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And our latest Twitter poll asks for readers' opinions about electric-car ads. All this and more on Green Car Reports. In our first chance to drive the 2019 Kia Niro EV, we found a lot to. Koenigsegg Today in Car News NEVSTesla plans to make service quicker, easier, and automatic. National Electric Vehicles Sweden bought a stake in Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg.

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Kia Niro Electric range rated at 301-miles in Europe

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When it introduced the Kia Niro EV in Korea in June, the company said it would go 236 miles on a charge. Kia on Tuesday said that the car earned a rating of 301 miles on the new Worldwide Harmonized Light-Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). It has now been rated at far more than that in Europe. The news was first reported by the Express, in Britain

2018 87

Audi E-tron delays, EVgo Autocharge, Hyundai-Kia EV app: Today's Car News

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Hyundai and Kia release an app to customize settings and performance for plug-in cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Car Sharing Today in Car News RivianRivian reveals the company plans six new models. Audi faces more battery delays for its long-awaited E-tron electric SUV. EVgo turns on the first non-Tesla fast chargers with one-step Plug'n Charge. Rivian won't stop at a.

2019 71

Consumer Reports pans Kia Niro EV, suggests a Hyundai Kona Electric instead

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In its first drive of the eagerly awaited Kia Niro EV, Consumer Reports was not impressed. On paper the Niro EV looks like the Goldilocks of electric cars, not too big, not too small, not too expensive, and with a long range rated at 239 miles by the EPA.

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2017 Kia Niro preview

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The 2017 Kia Niro is the first dedicated hybrid model from the Korean carmaker. Future CarsUnlike the Toyota Prius or the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq from its sister company, the Niro takes the form of a crossover utility vehicle, rather than a hatchback. That makes the Niro—which debuted in February at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show—the first of its kind.

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Kia reveals details on first electric car

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The market’s first fully electric crossover car is to come with a class-leading battery energy density of 200 wh/kg, according to the vehicle’s makers, Kia. Electric cars Kia

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Kia to build electric cars in India by late 2019

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Kia will spend $1 billion on a new assembly plant in southern India to build an electric car for that market by late 2019. Just what form an Indian-market electric Kia will take remains unknown, especially since the automaker doesn't currently sell cars. The move comes just over a decade before India intends to ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles.

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Porsche kills diesels, BMW iX3 electric car orders, and Kia Soul EV: Today's Car News

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Porsche declares it's done building diesel-powered cars. The BMW iX3 electric car tallies 1,000 reservations in Norway. Kia drops the most affordable Soul EV variant. And will VW build any of its electric cars in the United States? All of this and more on Green Car We ask which electric SUV has readers most interested in a new Twitter poll.

2018 79

Tesla Autopilot, VW solid-state batteries, and Kia electric cars: Today's Car News

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Future Kia electric cars are about what fits the market. And will electric cars hurt automaker profitability? All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Autopilot system gets outranked by a rival. VW confirms plans for solid-state batteries. Volvo's parent company is reportedly in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems. Tesla's Autopilot

2018 78

Hyundai and Kia reveal solar roof tech for electric cars—or gasoline ones

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For those looking to use renewable energy for transportation, that means solar panels can now move from home rooftops used to power car chargers to cars themselves. In Korea on Wednesday, Hyundai and Kia revealed some production-bound examples of that. As solar cells get more efficient, powerful panels can fit on smaller areas.

2018 85

2020 Kia Soul EV has more punch, faster charging, and a lot more battery

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At the LA Auto Show, Kia revealed a completely new generation of its Soul—including, once again, an all-electric Kia Soul EV that makes overtures to urbanites who need box-on-wheels utility, affordability, parking ease, and some design flair but also want an electric car.

2018 87

Kia to present SEED Car concept for smart electric urban mobility at CES 2019

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Kia will present a potential solution for smart-city mobility at CES 2019 with its SEED Car concept. The SEED Car is a four-wheel electric cycle with a range of 100 km (62 miles) based on a pedal-electric hybrid system, requiring pedal input from the driver but with a high degree of electric power assistance to make it effortless. Once within 100 km of its final urban destination, the SEED Car is dispersed to complete its journey.

2019 92

Electric Mustang, vintage truck’s Bolt EV transplant, Kia’s racy SUV coupe: Today’s Car News

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Kia revealed its electric SUV coupe of the future, in concept form. Today in Car NewsFord appears to be planning to build both of its important electrified F-150 version in Michigan.

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2015 Kia Soul EV Electric Car Enters Production

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Kia''s Soul hamsters haven''t just got fitter with the latest generation car--they''ve gone green, too. The Korean company has now begun volume production of the Soul EV, an electric version of the popular hatchback and the first such car to be exported worldwide.

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Kia reveals two new cars at Chicago Auto Show

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Kia chose the event to unveil two new vehicles: the Cross GT Concept (pictured top) and the 2014 Kia Forte Five-Door SX (pictured [.]. Green cars Kia Latest news Chicago Auto Show green cars Kia Cross GT Kia Forte

Kia unveils new Soul EV at LA Auto Show

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Kia Motors unveiled the new Soul EV, a completely new iteration of Kia’s award-winning electric compact crossover, at the LA Auto Show. Built at the Gwangju plant in Korea, the new Soul EV goes on sale in the US in the first half of 2019, with Kia’s global markets to follow.

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Tesla Model Y, VW Buggy, Kia Imagine, Pininfarina Battista: Today's Car News

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At the Geneva auto show, VW reveals its electric ID Buggy, Pininfarina finally unveils its new electric hypercar, and Kia reimagines its image. With the announcement that the Tesla Model Y will debut next week, we run down everything we know. Now that Tesla has released the whole Model 3 lineup, our Twitter poll asks which one readers would buy. Geneva Auto Show

Kia reveals fuel cell car commitment

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South Korean carmaker Kia has not given up on fuel cell vehicles – declaring that they are firmly a part of its plans over the next few years. The company issued a Press release outlining its commitment to green cars and battling rising oil prices over the last 25 years: stating how it has been [.]. Fuel Cells Green cars Hydrogen cars Kia Latest news fuel cell cars green cars hydrogen cars Kia Borrego Kia Ray EV

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Hyundai-Kia: eight electric cars by 2022, dedicated EV platform

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It's long been said in the auto industry that Hyundai-Kia is the only competitor that truly scares industry colossus Toyota. South Korea Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Thirty years ago, the Korean company was a bit player, producing designs adapted from obsolete Mitsubishi technology. Today it's a major global player, reacting fast to market swings—and its goal is to be second only.

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2015 Kia Soul EV Electric Car Unveiled At Chicago Auto Show

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Call it electric Soul: Kia took the wraps off its first electric car to be sold in the U.S. this morning, officially launching the 2015 Kia Soul EV at the Chicago Auto Show. The Soul EV was one of three Kia vehicles featured at the Chicago show.

2014 112

Kia Soul EV Sales Expand Again, To Four Northeast States

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When it first went on sale, the Kia Soul EV electric car was only available at select dealers in California. But Kia later followed up on a promise to expand sales when it determined that there was significant interest. Earlier this year, Kia announced the expansion of sales to Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Texas, and Hawaii. DON'T MISS: 2016 Kia. Green Connecticut Maryland New Jersey New York plug-in cars

2015 85

Polluters pay, 2020 Kia Soul EV, hydrogen internal combustion: Today's Car News

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We had a first chance to drive the new 2020 Kia Soul EV. London's new pollution charge on older vehicles makes it really expensive to drive older cars into the city. And our latest Twitter poll asks what GM should do with the Volt name now that it no longer produces the car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. emissions tax hydrogen fuel cell Today in Car News air pollution

2019 61

Kia launches hybrid and electric cars

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It was a monumental day for Kia at the Chicago Auto Show - as it unveiled its first ever mass production electric car and a new hybrid car. Electric cars Kia

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Electric Honda HR-V and plug-in hybrid Kia Forte debut in Shanghai

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The Shanghai auto show was full of new plug-in vehicles to meet that country's coming demand for electric cars. Two new plug-in models from mainstream automakers included the all-electric Honda X-NV SUV and the Kia K3 plug-in hybrid. counterparts—the Honda HR-V and Kia Forte—it's not likely we'll. While both of these models have U.S. China Shanghai Auto Show

2019 73

Kia brings e-Soul to Europe, upgrades Niro hybrid and PHEV

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Kia used the Geneva International Motor Show as the platform to introduce the battery-electric e-Soul to Europe, as well as to reveal new upgrades to the Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid. Every Kia vehicle on show in Geneva employs the brand’s mild-hybrid, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle technology. Electrification is a key element of Kia’s European and global growth strategy, with one in eight Kia cars sold in Europe today featuring an electrified powertrain.

2019 88

Kia Niro EV specs, recapturing CO2, and electric-car support vs interest: Today's Car News

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Kia has revealed official specifications for the Niro EV. A new study found there's more support for electric cars than knowledge or interest. Scientists have discovered a way to recapture CO2 and recycle it into fuel. And Waymo's purchase of up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacific Hybrids could account for one-third of FCA's available consumer tax credits

2018 76

Chevy Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf Plus; Honda, Kia EVs for China; used EV incentives: Today's Car News

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Honda and Kia rolled out new electric cars for the Chinese market. And Ontario, Canada, buyers can get rebates on used electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. chinese carsWe recently drove both the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus and 2019 Chevy Bolt EV, then compared them. GM trademarked a possible name for the new electric sibling to the Chevy Bolt EV.

2019 70

Kia introducing its first FWD 8-speed automatic

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Kia Motors has revealed some details of its advanced new eight-speed automatic transmission (8AT), engineered for use in front-wheel drive vehicles.

2016 78

All-electric Kia Niro EV to come in 2018, says Kia exec

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South Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia often share the underpinnings of their vehicles, though there's no "badge engineering" and the two brands compete in the marketplace. The recent Kia Niro hybrid wagon and the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid hatchback, for instance, share the same powertrain, platform, and other hidden components. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 67

Smartphone-based customization coming to Hyundai and Kia electric cars

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Fully electric cars have a great potential to be customized and personalized, to a level that’s not entirely possible with gasoline models. Unlike anything with a tailpipe, EVs don’t have to go through reams of emissions-test paperwork every time some of the basic parameters are changed. Today, Hyundai Motor Group (which includes.

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