Oct 27, 2022 - 03:01 pm
Kia announces US prices for the 2023 Niro EV
Kia America has announced pricing for the 2023 Niro EV, the second-generation crossover EV. Offered in two trim levels, the 2023 Niro EV starts at $39,450 and is expected to arrive at Kia retailers this month. The 2023 Niro EV will be available across all 50 states.
Jun 8, 2022 - 02:47 pm
Hilti continues fleet electrification with 200 Kia e-Niro cars
Hilti GB is continuing the electrification of the UK fleet as it aims for a 50% EV share this year. The tool manufacturer and construction company has replaced more than 200 cars with Kia electric models across the UK and also offers free home charger installations to staff.
Nov 25, 2021 - 02:06 pm
Kia to release new Niro in 2022
At the Seoul Mobility Show, Kia presented the new generation of the Niro, which will go on sale next year as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric model. The focus of the presentation was on the completely new design. Kia has not yet revealed whether there will be any changes to the powertrains.
Mar 25, 2021 - 02:18 pm
Kia introduces mid-range e-Niro
Kia Motors UK has introduced a new mid-rung variant of its e-Niro EV which makes the 64kWh range-topping battery pack available in the sub-£35,000 price bracket. The e-Niro ‘2’ Long Range is now available to order, with deliveries expected to launch in July.
Mar 8, 2021 - 03:34 pm
Scotland’s forestry agencies just became greener
The Scottish Government’s forestry agencies have delivered the latest batch of electric vehicles as part of their electrification efforts. Eight Kia Niro electric cars and three Nissan eNV200 light commercial vans have arrived to serve across the Scottish woodlands.
Jan 25, 2021 - 06:39 pm
Austrian utility Wien Energie purchases 48 Kia e-Niro
Energy supplier Wien Energie has purchased 48 Kia e-Niro electric cars for its sales staff. This means that a total of around 70 e-cars are now on the road for Wien Energie and thus the majority of the car fleet of around 100 cars.
Aug 6, 2020 - 03:40 pm
Kia increases UK supply of e-Niro to meet demand
In the UK, Kia has increased the supply of its e-Niro and Soul EV electric crossovers to meet “intense demand” and shorten waiting times. After the Korean brand offered new cheaper e-Niro options at the end of June, Kia said that July was its best month on record according to UK sales.
Jun 27, 2020 - 07:48 pm
Kia offering UK customers new, cheaper e-Niro options
Kia is now offering the e-Niro in the UK with the 39 kWh battery and 100 kW drive, in addition to the 64 kWh and 150 kW versions available to date. More so, this means UK customers can now get a Kia electric car for less than £30,000.
Jun 9, 2020 - 05:40 pm
Hyundai & Kia working on heat pumps for EV range
In 2014, Hyundai-Kia installed the first heat pump in the Kia Soul EV. Since then, the Korean companies have continued to develop the technology – in a new article, they provide some insights into the development.
Feb 27, 2020 - 01:44 pm
Kia prioritises Europe over US in face of battery trouble
Kia will be initially concentrating on getting its electric models to Europe before attempting to satisfy demand in the USA due to limited availability of batteries. The awkward situation for the popular carmaker was revealed in an interview with a top Kia manager in the USA.
Dec 20, 2019 - 04:26 pm
All-electric SUV Kia Seltos bound for Asia
According to a Kia blog, Kia is planning a purely electric version of its Seltos compact SUV exclusively for the Asian markets. The electric Seltos, which will be developed under the code name SP2 EV, will be based on well-known technology.
Aug 2, 2019 - 03:35 pm
Kia is banking on BEVs for CO2 targets
Kia wants to achieve the European CO2 emission targets with a strategy focusing on battery-electric cars. In an interview Emilio Herrera, Chief Operating Officer of Kia Europe, gave interesting insights into the plan, including “emergency” options.
May 31, 2019 - 05:01 pm
Netherlands: Kia and Plugsurfing charging cooperation
In the Netherlands, Kia is offering a new charging service to the buyers of their electric cars and plug-in hybrids. In cooperation with Plugsurfing, customers will have access to more than 47,500 charging stations in the Netherlands and more than 110,000 charging stations throughout Europe.
May 2, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Kia launches Niro electric car in the USA
The Kia Niro EV has finally gone on sale in the U.S. The South Korean electric car manufacturer already started selling the Niro in their home country in June of last year. The base price for the Niro EV EX is $39,495 ($31,995 with federal tax credit).
Apr 10, 2019 - 01:51 pm
Kia considers EV production in Europe
Kia is reportedly considering producing their own electric cars in Europe to reduce delivery times. European customers have been facing delivery delays and have to cope with a waiting period of more than a year for the e-Niro for example.
Feb 21, 2019 - 02:35 pm
Deliveries of Kia e-Niro delayed due to shortages
Buyers of the Kia Niro EV in Europe must be patient as they are currently looking at delivery times of over a year. Thus states a letter to dealers in which Kia explains that “Europe-wide demand clearly exceeds expectations and current battery production capacity”.
Feb 8, 2019 - 02:06 pm
Hyundai considers car sharing service
Hyundai is considering introducing its own car sharing business for its electric cars. For the use of an EV in a Hyundai fleet, users would pay tariffs according to the distance travelled, time in use, or energy consumption.
Dec 5, 2018 - 08:34 pm
Kia e-Niro on-sale at UK dealerships in April 2019
UK customers will be able to buy the e-Niro at Kia dealerships starting from the April, 1, 2019. With this in mind, the Korean company is now publically announcing the pricing and equipment details of their compact electric crossover.
Dec 4, 2018 - 03:56 pm
Kia & Hyundai must adjust range of their Europe EVs
Both Kia and Hyundai had to correct the WLTP range of their all-electric cars in Europe following faulty test results of an external testing organisation. The Kia E-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric thus both “lose” about 30 km each in the new rating.
Oct 9, 2018 - 07:44 pm
A De Niro for e-Niro
Some things are so obvious it takes a while to actually take hold. So who do you think would be the best brand ambassador for the Kia e-Niro? Yes, indeed, Kia thought the same.
Sep 18, 2018 - 06:00 pm
Europe: Kia confirms e-Niro range as close to 500 km
Kia has received the official WLTP range data for the European version of the all-electric Niro, which will be called e-Niro. The crossover electric car will make its first apearance on the continent at the Paris Motor Show and hit the market shortly after.