Kia teases EV6, its first dedicated EV

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Kia Corporation has revealed the first official images of the EV6—its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) built on the company’s new EV platform (Electric-Global Modular Platform, or E-GMP).

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Kia EV6 car reveal

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Kia EV6 car reveal. After the release of their upcoming design philosophy and few images, Kia Motors reveals the specifications of EV6. Also, it is the first BEV from Kia’s new design philosophy which indicates its focus on electrification. About KIA EV6.

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Kia Increased Sales of Electrified Vehicles & Registers Slight Q1 Growth

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Kia’s European market share holds stable at 3.7 The post Kia Increased Sales of Electrified Vehicles & Registers Slight Q1 Growth appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles Kia e-Niro Kia e-Niro - engine Kia UK

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Kia Seeks World Domination

The Truth About Cars

Kia, no longer content to occupy the second tier among carmakers, yesterday held a virtual press conference to announce their plans for world domination. Dropping Motors America from their name was the first indicator, as the company now known as just Kia moves forward.

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Kia unveils EV6 electric crossover; on-sale in H2 2021

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Kia unveiled its new EV6 electrified crossover ( earlier post )—its first dedicated BEV launched under the new Kia design philosophy Opposites United. As part of this, Kia aims to grow its BEV sales to 880,000 units in 2030 and become a top global seller.

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Electrify America, Kia Motors America offer DC fast charging plan for Kia Niro EV drivers

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Electrify America announced an agreement with Kia Motors America to offer Kia Select, a new charging program with optimized pricing for the Kia Niro electric vehicle (EV) model on Electrify America’s direct current (DC) fast charging network.

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Kia EV6 revealed

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Kia EV6 showcases dramatic new design philosophy with flagship EV

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Kia reveals new design philosophy and full images of its first dedicated BEV: EV6

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Kia Corporation revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere later this month. Joy for Reason focuses on the feel and ambience of Kia’s future vehicles.

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Kia Motors to accelerate diversification of global mobility services

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Kia Motors Corporation plans to expand its partnerships with global mobility companies to meet the needs of a diverse range of customers worldwide. Kia’s President and CEO Ho Sung Song shared the company’s strategy for global mobility during his visit to the company’s Sohari plant in Korea to review launch preparations for the new fourth-generation Kia Carnival. In Europe, Kia will collaborate with global partners to provide a customized mobility service for the region.

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Kia reports strong demand for its sleek new EV6 electric crossover with starting price of ~$45,000

Electrek

Kia is reporting strong demand for its sleek new EV6 electric crossover with over 30,000 show-of-interests within a month from the unveiling. more… The post Kia reports strong demand for its sleek new EV6 electric crossover with starting price of ~$45,000 appeared first on Electrek.

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Hyundai and Kia develop ICT-connected predictive shift system

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have developed a predictive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System, enabling the vehicle to shift automatically to the optimal gear after identifying the road and traffic conditions ahead.

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Kia starts pilot of last-mile delivery service in Singapore for future electric PBV business

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Kia Corporation has begun to lay the groundwork for its innovative Purpose-Built Vehicle (PBV) business, partnering with cold chain startup ‘S.lab Asia Inc.’ Kia’s Plan S mid- to long-term strategy, outlined in January 2020, has two strategic objectives: (1) leading the popularization of electric vehicles, and (2) expanding mobility services for electric and autonomous vehicles, as well as entering the PBV business. From Kia’s Plan S presentation in 2020.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. Kia EV6: Which would you pick?

Green Car Reports

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 are two new electric cars based on a common platform, but from separate brands. That's why they haven't been shown together until now.

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Kia Motors to launch 7 new BEVs by 2027; BEVs to account for 25% of Kia global vehicle sales by 2029

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Kia Motors Corporation previewed its global electric vehicle (EV) business strategy; the brand will launch seven new dedicated BEVs by 2027 across several vehicle segments. Kia also released an early sketch of several of the brand’s future dedicated Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs).

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Kia Soul EV review

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Hyundai and Kia continuing to develop heat pump technology for EVs

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation provided new details on their enhanced heat pump system, deployed in Hyundai and Kia’s global electric vehicle (EV) line-up to maximize their all-electric driving range in low temperatures.

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Kia EV6 electric car: Teaser photos for 300-mile EV due by late 2021

Green Car Reports

Kia has released an official look at the silhouette of its first fully electric model, called EV6—the model expected to arrive in the U.S. Unlike Kia’s other electric vehicles to date, the EV6 won’t be another version of a model that also uses gasoline

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2022 Kia EV6: With Tesla Model Y-beating acceleration and charging, the Stinger of EVs

Green Car Reports

The EV6 is Kia’s first dedicated electric vehicle—a model designed without allowing for engines, tailpipes, or fuel tanks. And Kia doesn’t shy away from seeing it as the best counterpoint to the Stinger, its model that flaunts its gasoline fire power.

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Kia introduces sub-£35k 64kWh e-Niro

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Kia joins other manufacturers in dropping the price of its key EV to qualify for the PiCG

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Hyundai, Kia invest in IONITY fast-charging JV

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Kia Motors Company and Hyundai Motor Company,affiliated automotive companies for Hyundai Motor Group, have invested in IONITY, a joint venture established in 2017 between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, and Volkswagen Group with Porsche AG. The decision to join this network will provide enhanced benefits for Kia and Hyundai’s European customers.

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Kia EV6 unveiled including 577bhp GT version

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Kia has officially launched its first purpose-built EV – the EV6. Using the brand’s new generation E-GMP platform, it promises ultra-rapid charging, over 300 miles of range, loads of standard technology and – in GT form – performance that should see off a Porsche Taycan 4S

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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. Unlike the award-winning e-Niro electric crossover, which is based on the existing architecture of the hybrid-powered Niro, Imagine by Kia is underpinned by a low-mounted, induction-charged battery pack that powers a compact drivetrain.

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EV smartphone apps for Tesla and VW panned, Kia lauded in study

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Power “OEM EV App Benchmark Study” after Kia, Ford, Porsche, Chevrolet, and Tesla’s smartphone app for its vehicles doesn’t get anything close to a top rating versus other EV brands in a recent study combining customer feedback and an expert assessment.

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Kia EV6 electric crossover: First photos of 300-mile EV built with new design philosophy

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Kia on Monday released photos of its first dedicated electric car. The 2022 Kia EV6 debuts a new platform and design language, and is expected to arrive in the United States later this year.

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Kia unveils EV6 electric crossover: Ioniq 5 in a beautifully different package

Electrek

Kia has unveiled today the Kia EV6, an electric crossover based on the Hyundai E-GMP platform, and the specs are basically the same as the recently unveiled Ioniq 5, but in a different package.

Kia electric car: 300-mile range, 20-minute fast-charging, arriving by late 2021

Green Car Reports

With Kia’s Plan S, revealed in January, the South Korean brand became much more committed about going electric and committing to a significant volume of electric vehicles in the future.

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Kia teases designs for 7 EVs due by 2027

Green Car Reports

Kia plans to launch seven dedicated electric vehicles by 2027 as part of a wide-ranging electrification and re-branding effort.

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2015-2016 Kia Soul EV recalled for rollaway risk

Green Car Reports

The first fully electric vehicle sold by Kia is being recalled, and it has nothing to do with the battery or propulsion system. On 2015 and 2016 Kia Soul EV models, the parking mechanism can become damaged by moving the gear lever into Park before the vehicle has come to a complete stop.

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New Kia Sorento SUV and first Sorento Hybrid; plug-in option to come

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In Frankfurt, Kia unveiled the new Sorento, the fourth generation of its mid-size SUV, including for the first time a hybrid option. Sorento is at the heart of Kia’s reinvigorated global SUV line-up, which also includes the Seltos, Stonic, Telluride and Sportage.

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Electrify America offering discounted pricing for Kia Niro EV drivers

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Kia is the latest automaker to partner with a charging network on discounted rates for drivers of its electric cars. Kia Niro EV drivers can now get discounts on Electrify America DC fast charging through the Kia Select program.

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Kia electric vehicle due in 2021 will lead new design direction for the brand

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Kia's first dedicated model—codenamed "CV"—will chart a new design direction for the brand's other models. The first Kia electric car not based on an existing internal-combustion model, the CV is expected to boast a 300-mile range and 20-minute fast charging.

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Report: Kia high-performance "halo" electric car due in 2021

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Kia's next electric car could take a very different route from its previous EV models, according to a new report. The new model will borrow styling from the "Imagine by Kia" concept first seen at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

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Hyundai and Kia honing heat-pump tech for next-generation EVs

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Heat pumps will be a feature of future Hyundai and Kia electric cars, helping to improve efficiency and maximize driving range in cold temperatures, the automakers believe.

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Hyundai and Kia make €100M strategic investment in Arrival to co-develop electric commercial vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation today made a strategic investment of €100 million (US $110 million) in a new partnership with Arrival , a UK-based electric vehicle startup ( earlier post ). Of the total investment, Hyundai will contribute €80 million; Kia €20 million.

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Kia offers glimpse of its first purpose-built EV - the EV6

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Kia EV6 brings with it all-new EV technology and a brand new naming strategy

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Kia to complete 11-model EV lineup with 7 dedicated EVs by 2026; sell 1.6M eco-friendly vehicles annually by 2030

Green Car Congress

Kia has updated its Plan S strategy, underpinned by three core pillars: advancing electric vehicle (EV) transition; strengthening its purpose-built vehicle (PBV) business; and expanding future mobility services. By 2030, EVs, HEVs and PHEVs will make up 40% of all sales for Kia, with an annual sales target of 1.6 As part of this, Kia aims to grow EV sales to 880,000 units in 2030 and become a top global seller. Kia plans to expand its mid- to long-term sales to 3.8

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Amazon hooks Kia owners up with easier home-charger installation

Green Car Reports

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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Kia EV6 Got Over 21,000 Reservations On The First Day In Korea

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The Kia EV6 noted a similar initial demand surge like the Hyundai Ioniq 5

2020 Kia Sorento: pricing and spec revealed

Green Cars News

The all-new Kia Sorento is now available to lease, labelled “the most high-tech Kia ever

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Hyundai and Kia invest in autonomous vehicle technology company Aurora

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have invested in Aurora to accelerate development of autonomous vehicle technologies. The move will strengthen the strategic partnership formed between the companies in 2018, under which Hyundai, Kia, and Aurora have been collaborating on self-driving technologies on Hyundai’s flagship fuel cell vehicle NEXO. We are pleased with the progress made with the Hyundai and Kia teams.

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Kia makes $25B shift toward more electric vehicles: 11 new EVs by 2025

Green Car Reports

Hyundai’s Kia Motors unit is in many respects a separate automaker from Hyundai, with its own design and manufacturing facilities. Now, Kia is getting specific about its goals for going electric.

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Kia unveils upgraded Sportage with diesel 48V mild-hybrid powertrain

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In Germany, Kia Motors revealed the upgraded Kia Sportage, introducing a range of enhancements to the brand’s European and global best-seller. Kia is the first manufacturer to offer hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery-electric and 48-volt mild-hybrid technology across its full model line-up. Kia will launch 16 advanced powertrain vehicles by 2025, including five new hybrids, five plug-in hybrids, five battery-electric vehicles and, in 2020, a new fuel-cell electric vehicle.

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