Kia introduces 2018 Niro PHEV crossover to US at Los Angeles Show

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Kia introduced the 2018 Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) to the US market at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Niro Plug-in Hybrid also includes UVO eco which extends Kia’s connectivity service by offering convenience and safety features tailored to eco-minded drivers.

2014 Kia Forte: Los Angeles Auto Show Live Photos

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Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Kia took the wraps off its new compact car, the 2014 Kia Forte. As our live images from the show floor demonstrate, the 2014 Forte is a sleeker, more aerodynamic four-door sedan than the car it replaces--now much closer in shape to its Hyundai Elantra sibling. With longer, lower, wider dimensions, the

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Here’s why Kia Soul EV and Kia Niro EV both get big 64-kwh battery packs

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One key specification in the 2020 Kia Soul EV that was revealed at the LA Auto Show this week was a bit unexpected: its inclusion of a large, 64-kwh battery pack. That leaves two vehicles—the Soul EV and the 2019 Kia Niro EV—with the same big battery. Los Angeles Auto Show Niro EVAnd both will be arriving at U.S. dealerships in the first quarter of 2019. Based on.

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BYD Picks Los Angeles for US Headquarters

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BYD Company Limited, one of China’s fastest growing auto manufacturers, will establish the US headquarters of three separate operating divisions in the City of Los Angeles. BYD plans to take advantage of LA’s various incentives and programs aimed at attracting and retaining cleantech companies such as the Port of Los Angeles’ proposed “ZERO Emission Vehicle Tariff Measure” that would reduce the wharfage rate for Battery Electric Vehicles by 15%.

2019 Kia Niro EV rated at 239 miles, on sale soon

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At the LA Auto Show, Kia has provided some long-awaited U.S. The Niro, which Kia describes as a “multi-function crossover format,” is built on a dedicated green-vehicle platform shared with the. Los Angeles Auto Showmarket details for the Niro EV. Among the most important ones: With a large 64-kwh battery pack, it will offer an EPA-rated range of 239 miles.

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2014 Fiat 500L: Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

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The 2014 Fiat 500L makes its official debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, presenting Fiat with a rival to the MINI Cooper Countryman, Kia Soul, Nissan Juke and Subaru XV Our second Fiat of the day isn't quite as compact, and with regular gasoline engines it isn't as green, but it could be significantly more important for Fiat in the U.S.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Details

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Kia has been on a roll lately. Now Kia has iced the cake by adding a hybrid-electric model of the Optima to the lineup, along with a turbocharged and direct-injected The younger, lower-priced sibling of Korean car colossus Hyundai has received rave reviews for the styling, features, and general competence of its its new 2011 Optima midsize sedan.

Kia reveals new hybrid car

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The Los Angeles Motor Show is the latest motoring event to be adorned by a host of debutants – with Kia premiering the hybrid version of its new Optima saloon car at the event. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Kia Latest news Kia hybrid cars Kia Optima Hybrid LA Auto Show Los Angeles Auto Show new Kia Optima Hybrid

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Kia Motors integrating Google Maps into 2nd-generation UVO eServices telematics system

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Kia Motors America (KMA) will work with Google to provide content and search-based solutions enabled by Application Program Interfaces (APIs) for the second-generation of the automaker’s UVO (“Your Voice”) eServices telematics system, introduced in November 2012 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Google-powered UVO system will serve Kia owners whether they are in their cars or away from them.

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Kia unveils Optima Hybrid sedan at LA Auto Show

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Kia Optima Hybrid. Kia Motors Corporation premiered the hybrid version of its new Optima sedan ( earlier post ) at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Created primarily with the US market in mind, the Kia-developed powertrain delivers an estimated combined cycle fuel economy is 38 mpg US (6.2 The power and energy density of this battery enabled Kia engineers to create a lighter, more compact power pack with a 34 kW output and weighing just 43.6 Click to enlarge.

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Quanergy Systems to introduce solid-state LiDAR in 2016

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Quanergy made the announcement at the Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo. During a ceremony held today at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, Quanergy was recognized as one of the Top 10 Automotive Startups (Top 10) for its disruptive LiDAR-based smart sensing solutions. The company has partnerships with Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai-Kia and Renault-Nissan along with other companies in the automotive industry. Quanergy Systems, Inc.

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Transportation sector stakeholders launch Veloz in California to accelerate adoption of EVs

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Veloz members include: Automakers, including GM, BMW Group, Honda, Nissan, Kia, Subaru, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford. Electricity providers, including Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

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LA Auto Show: The Green Car Highlights. The Green Piece

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Another automobile spectacular is under way as the Los Angeles Auto Show will run until November 28 and seems set to leave a lasting impression on the industry. Tags: The Green Piece electric Fiat green car Honda hybrid Hyundai Kia LA Auto Show Mercedes Toyota Once more the spotlight of another major motoring event has fallen on green cars with a host of new and updated models unveiled with a distinctly environmental [.].

U-M offers open-access automated cars to advance driverless research

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Two Kia Soul compact crossovers will join the Lincoln. The new PolySync Open Source Car Control kit that enables complete “drive by-wire” control, introduced at Automobility LA in Los Angeles, will be installed on the Kias. New University of Michigan research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers rapidly to test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.

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VW, BMW and ChargePoint partner to create SAE Combo DC fast charging corridors on the East and West Coasts

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There are three fast charging standards currently active in the US: the Japan-developed CHAdeMO (used e.g. in the Nissan LEAF, Kia Soul EV, Mitsubishi i-MiEV); the Tesla Supercharger (used in the Model S); and now the SAE Combo, used by BMW, VW, and GM (Spark EV).

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Hyundai delivers keys to first Tucson Fuel Cell customer; leasing for $499/mo, with unlimited free fueling; first drive

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Hyundai is initially offering the Tucson Fuel Cell to customers in the Los Angeles/Orange County region for a 36-month term at $499 per month, with $2,999 down. Within the group, Kia, which is set up in North America as a competitor to Hyundai, is focusing on battery-electric vehicles.

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Fuel cells to get fresh push

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Other cars at the demonstration included vehicles from Daimler, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen. Honda is currently leasing seven of its Clarity fuel cell cars to customers in the Los Angeles area but otherwise few are in customers’ hands.

Hyundai Unveils Its First Production Gasoline Direct Injection Engine

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Theta II GDI, its first Gasoline Direct Injection engine before an audience of engineers attending the Ninth Annual Hyundai-Kia International Powertrain Conference in Korea. The 2.4 Theta II GDI. Click to enlarge. Hyundai Motor Company unveiled the 2.4

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