Kia begins export production of Kia Soul EV; initial production planned to hit 5,000 units
Green Car Congress
JUNE 12, 2014
Kia Motors has begun volume production of its new all-electric Kia Soul EV ( earlier post ) for export sales at its Kia’s Gwangju facility in Korea. Although the Soul EV is Kia’s first electric vehicle to be marketed by the company outside Korea, it is the company’s second-generation battery electric vehicle. Acceleration to 100 km/h (62 mph) will take 11.2 seconds, while top speed is in the region of 145 km/h (90 mph).