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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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 Futuron name itself is a portmanteau of ‘future’ and ‘on’, hinting at the switched-on, electric nature of future SUV designs from the brand.

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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. The design merges aspects of an SUV, a crossover and a family sedan.

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Kia Sorento: Bold new look for mammoth SUV

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Having had its premier postponed due to the cancelation of the Geneva Motor Show, the all-new Kia Sorento has made its debut via Facebook Live

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Hybrid Kia Sorento SUV

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It has been several months since we got to tell you about a new hybrid SUV, and even though this one is currently just a concept vehicle, it is still exciting news. Kia also reduced the overall drag with more narrow tires and some high-tech wheel rims. 2011 Kia Sorento official website.

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Kia Futuron concept points to the electric "SUV coupe" of the future

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With its new "tiger face" and big-coupe proportions, Kia's Futuron is a look at the Hyundai subsidiary's battery-electric future, albeit a somewhat distant one. Kia says that the design of its concept—which is definitely, totally, absolutely not a Hyundai EV 45 in disguise—embraces its "360-degree" theme "in the best traditions of UFO

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Kia Crossover Concept In Chicago: New 'DE' Dedicated Hybrid SUV?

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In the lead-up to the Chicago Auto Show, we got a teaser photo two days ago of a Kia "rugged runabout" concept that will be unveiled there in 10 days. The photo--a wintry shot of the front end of a car in an artful snow storm--immediately made us think that Kia might add electric all-wheel drive to its Soul tall wagon. DON''T MISS: Kia Soul To Get

Video review: Kia XCeed

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SUV practicality with added perks.Leasing.com five-word review

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Kia announces new platform and powertrain details for next-generation Sorento; hybrid, GDI and diesel; PHEV to come

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Kia Motors Corporation revealed details of the next-generation Sorento’s new platform and powertrains. The latest Sorento will be the first SUV to be based on Kia’s new platform when production commences later this year.

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Kia to take on the Prius with hybrid Niro SUV

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The Kia Niro is the company’s first hybrid to hit the UK market and, with an all-new platform and drivetrain, it is aimed squarely at the likes of the. Kia Hybrid cars Niro

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2017 Kia Niro hybrid SUV: are electric, AWD versions in the works?

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The 2017 Kia Niro, slated to go on sale late this year, will be Kia’s first dedicated hybrid, for which there's an entirely unique body style. Yet compared to other such hybrid-exclusive vehicles, like the Toyota Prius family, the former Honda Insight, and the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq—with which it shares a platform, a hybrid system, and. Plug-In Hybrids

Hyundai Nexo SUV, 238-mile Kia Niro EV, electric-car range, Range Rover P400e: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got news from the huge Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, including a surprise electric-car concept from Kia, a hydrogen fuel-cell SUV from Hyundai, and the debut of the Fisker EMotion luxury electric car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Yesterday afternoon at the massive CES show in Las Vegas, the production version of the. Today in Car News

2018 Kia Niro PHEV gas mileage review: outrunning expectations

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And that’s exactly what the Kia Niro brings to hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Prius Prime. Likely to its benefit, it looks like a small crossover SUV, though with only front-wheel drive, it's no kind of SUV. Competition improves the breed. Compared with the Prius, the Niro is taller and roomier. It does offer the crossover advantages of. Plug-In Hybrids

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First unveiling of Kia Niro EV; global debut at Paris Motor Show in September

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Kia unveiled the new battery-electric version of Niro crossover at the 5 th International Electric Vehicle Expo in Jeju, Korea. Kia already offers the Niro in hybrid and plug-in hybrid models.

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Electric Kia Soul coming 2014?

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A battery-powered version of the Kia Soul compact SUV will go on sale in 2014, according to Headline Auto. Based on the new generation Soul which went on sale this month, the electric Soul will mark Kia’s first fully electric model to launch in the European market. Kia admits that its experience of producing electric [.]. Kia Europe Kia Soul

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First drive review: Kia XCeed

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SUV practicality with added perks.The five-word review

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

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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. The Shanghai auto show was full of new plug-in vehicles to meet that country's coming demand for electric cars. While both of these models have U.S. China Shanghai Auto Show

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New Kia Sorento to boast improved fuel economy

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Keep your eyes peeled for the new Kia Sorento (pictured) – due to go on sale later in the year, it will boast a host of changes focusing on improving its fuel economy and lowering its emissions. Green cars Kia Latest news green cars Kia Sorento SUVThe vehicle, which will be manufactured in Korea, will include a host of different diesel and petrol engines [.].

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

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

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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are a good fit for these buyers, but often they come with poor gas mileage too. Using information from FuelEconomy.gov, we put together a list of the most fuel-efficient SUV models for 2013. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV.

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

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Kia outlines 5-year plan for more green vehicles; Optima PHEV, Niro hybrid, FCV; $10.2B investment

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Kia Motors outlined its mid- to long-term plans for the development of a greatly increased range of environmentally friendly vehicles, with the goal of becoming a leader in the low-emissions car market by 2020. The new investment by Hyundai Motor Group, Kia’s parent company, totals 11.3

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First drive review: Kia Niro hybrid

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The crossover is a mysterious thing, a vaguely defined vehicle that falls somewhere between the traditional estate car and the ever-popular SUV. Kia Niro

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2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months. What does this have to do with an increased interest in SUVs?

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Which electric SUV would you buy? Take our Twitter poll

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Mainstream automakers, from Audi, BMW and Jaguar to Hyundai and Kia have announced new electric SUVs that are either already on the market or will be in the next few months. The Tesla Model Y will be the first model from the company to launch into a sea of electric competitors. The Model Y is not expected to go on sale until late next. Polls

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JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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SUVs once again drove sales in the global market, proving that the boom in demand for the segment was not just a fad, but a long-lasting trend that continues to appeal to consumers around the world. million SUVs were sold in 2018, with volume up by 7% on 2017.

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Top five SUVs for the summer holidays

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Jaguar Volvo Audi Land Rover Kia Home Slider Top 5With the sun shining (in theory) and the kids soon to be stumbling around the house for six weeks uttering the words every parent loathes to hear (“I’.

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Diesel new vehicle market share in Europe in February dropped to 39.5%; SUVs still driving growth

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SUVs were a key driver of growth in February, with the volume of vehicles registered up by 24.7% compared to the same month last year, meaning SUVs accounted for 33% of the total market in February. Demand for SUVs continued to rise, with the segment’s volume up by 24.7%

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Kia earns TÜV Nord environmental certs

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Korean car brand, Kia has been awarded environmental certificates from TÜV Nord, an independent technical inspection organisation, which recognises the highest standards in environmental performance. The all-new cee’d hatchback, Optima hybrid saloon and refreshed Sorento SUV have all been certified [.]. Kia environmental achievement

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2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months. What does this have to do with an increased interest in SUVs?

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Kia reveals sketches of the Stonic – its next compact crossover

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Inspired by the function and form of larger Kia SUVs such as the Sortento and Sportage, the new Kia Stonic looks to offer something different in the f

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Kia to introduce 16 new advanced powertrain vehicles by 2025: 5 hybrids, 5 PHEVs, 5 BEVs, 1 FCV; Niro EV Concept

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Kia Motors presented its new “Boundless for All” future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Connected – By 2025, Kia will adopt connected car technologies across every vehicle segment, and aim to make every single model a connected car by 2030.

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97 SUVs For 2012

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Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage. For model year 2012, those of you in the market for a new SUV have roughly 100 vehicles to choose from. Kia Sorento. Kia Sportage.

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Kia Provoke Concept Debuts Geneva, Joins Small Crossover Party

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Hot on the heels of Honda's Urban SUV concept shown at Detroit, Korean automaker Kia is also getting in on the urban crossover act. The Kia Provoke Concept is set to appear at the Geneva Motor Show in early March. It's described as a "provocative and racy new urban concept car, and while the Provoke features a coupe-like roofline, it's hard not to

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Kia Introducing Two Smaller Displacement Engines to Sportage SUV Line-up

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Initially launched in Europe with a choice of 2-liter diesel and gasoline engines, Kia’ Sportage compact SUV will soon be available with two new smaller capacity engines exclusively matched to 2WD drivetrains and six-speed manual transmissions.

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European car market volume dropped 23.4% in September due to WLTP issues; electrics and SUVs bucked that trend

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SUVs also bucked the general trend and continued to gain market share. Although WLTP is even affecting this popular segment, SUVs are better equipped to deal with the ramifications of the new testing procedure as they have more updated models than the other segments.

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Hybrid SUV Future? Beyond 2011

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Although the recent economic crises damaged the sales of hybrid vehicles, manufacturers expect the number of hybrid cars and SUVs sold within the next two decades to increase dramatically. Cadillac offers its top-of-the-line SUV in a hybrid version of the Escalade.

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Amazon charges Kias, Chevy Bolt mountain range, UN climate report: Today's Car News

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And our latest Twitter poll asks readers which electric SUV they would buy. A second automaker has signed on to Amazon's Home Services charger installation program. We took a Chevrolet Bolt EV to the top of the Continental Divide to see how its range fares in mountain driving. A new UN climate report calls for optimism in tackling climate change. global warming Amazon Electric Car Chargers

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Hyundai & Kia to pay record $100M penalty for GHG conformity violations & lose $200M+ in emission credits

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Hyundai and Kia will pay a combined $100-million civil penalty, the largest in Clean Air Act history, to resolve violations concerning the testing and certification of vehicles sold in the US (“Conformity Violations”) and will spend approximately $50 million on measures to prevent any future violations. Hyundai and Kia will also forfeit 4.75 Kia will pay a $43.2-million civil penalty and forgo the use of approximately 2.05

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Hybrid sales drop while SUV sales rise

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Hyundai previews near-production-ready next-gen fuel cell SUV; new eco-vehicle development roadmap

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The new fuel cell SUV will spearhead Hyundai Motor’s plans to accelerate development of low emission vehicles, in line with Hyundai Motor Group’s renewed goal of introducing 31 eco-friendly models (Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors combined) to global markets by 2020.

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VW executive charged, Tesla rebuked, Nissan Rogue Hybrid, electric Winnebago, and Kia Niro: Today's Car News

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Tesla was thrown off the investigation into a fatal crash in one of its Model X SUVs by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) after making a public statement about what went wrong. Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn was charged with fraud in federal court over his role in hiding VW's diesel emissions cheating.

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Kia Niro Hybrid, Tesla Model 3 Date, RAV4 Hybrid Drive, Diesel Future: The Week In Reverse

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Which company debuted the world's first dedicated hybrid SUV? And, what unexpected and serious step did Volkswagen take as a result of its diesel-emission cheating scandal? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, February 12, 2016. Friday, our Tesla-owning author David Noland. The Week In Reverse

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