STMicroelectronics presents new SiC power modules
Semiconductor company STMicroelectronics has introduced new silicon carbide (SiC) power modules. With five new module variants, OEMs are to be offered flexible options. The Hyundai Motor Group is the first customer on board. The Koreans use SiC technology in the Kia EV6, among others.
Kia EV6 takes the Max Adventure from Oslo to Lisbon
The Max Adventure team drove an all-electric Kia EV6 from Oslo to Lisbon in 89 hours and 12 minutes as part of the ‘Driven To Extremes Euro EV Marathon’. The journey covered 5,109 kilometres through 16 countries. Thus, the team beat the original goal of 120 hours and added one country to their itinerary.
P3 Charging Index: Kia EV6 is new long-distance champion
Summertime = travel time. But how do electric cars fare on the long haul? In this third edition of the P3 Charging Index, there was a new winner – for the first time, the electric car with the best long-distance performance no longer comes from Germany but from South Korea. It is not the only […]
Kia reveals prices for the EV6 in the USA
Kia has announced US pricing for the 2022 EV6. The EV6 uses the Group’s E-GMP architecture made for pure electric models. When revealed last year, it represented a new era at Kia, which plans seven EVs on the platform of which the EV6 is the first.
Kia EV6 reaches up to 528 km range in WLTP cycle
The Kia EV6 offers a WLTP range in the combined cycle of up to 528 kilometres if utilising the large 77.4 kWh battery and rear-wheel drive as now completed homologation shows. It is slightly more than Kia expected when debuting the EV last March.
Kia EV6 now available to order in Europe
The Kia EV6 can now be configured and ordered at local dealers across 24 nations in Europe. During the reservation phase, which has now ended, Kia recorded 7,300 reservations for the electric model in Europe. This indicates – as already with the e-Niro – long delivery times.
Kia opens orders for all-electric Kia EV6 in the UK
Buyers in the UK may now reserve Kia’s new electric car, the EV6, ahead of deliveries beginning later in autumn. Pricing sets the EV outside the range of the plug-in car grant (PiCG) with even the baseline EV6 starting from £40,895 (47,925 euros).
Kia reveals the first images of the EV6 design
Kia has now shown the first pictures of the exterior and interior design of the EV6. The model announced a few days ago is based on the Electric-Global Modular (E-GMP). Technical details are not yet mentioned, but the world premiere is still promised for March.
Kia teases design of electric crossover named EV6
Kia’s first electric model based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) is called EV6. Kia has now officially presented the first teasers of the electric crossover, which shares the technical basis but not the design of Hyundai’s Ioniq 5.