Tag: Kia

Feb 20, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Details on Kia Sorento hybrid and PHEV versions

At the beginning of March, Kia will be exhibiting the new generation of the SUV Sorento at the Geneva Motor Show. Kia has announced the new platform and powertrains and has published a little information about the hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 10:01 pm

Canoo & Hyundai to co-develop EV platform

The US American electric vehicle startup and the South Korean automotive giant have teamed up in an engineering partnership to develop electric vehicles. Canoo and Hyundai will co-develop an electric vehicle platform based on Canoo’s skateboard technology to be used for upcoming Hyundai and Kia EVs and PBVs (Purpose Built Vehicles).

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Jan 16, 2020 - 10:19 am

Hyundai & Kia invest in Arrival

Hyundai and Kia are investing 100 million euros in the British electric vehicle developer Arrival. The Korean manufacturers want to use Arrival’s platform to develop electric commercial vehicles for various applications such as logistics or ride hailing and shuttle service companies.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 02:59 pm

Hybrid XCeed and Ceed now available in UK

Kia UK has now opened the order books for the plug-in hybrid versions of the XCeed and Ceed Sportswagon. The XCeed PHEV will start from £30,695, the Ceed Sportswagon PHEV from £29,995 and deliveries are scheduled to start in April.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 12:23 pm

Kia announces plans for 11 BEVs by 2025

As part of its now presented ‘Plan S’ strategy, Kia has announced eleven all-electric models up to the year 2025. By then, 25 per cent of sales will be accounted for by “environmentally friendly vehicles”. The first fully electric model is to be launched in 2021.

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Dec 23, 2019 - 01:45 pm

SK Innovation to supply Hyundai electric cars

SK Innovation will become the exclusive battery cell supplier for Hyundai Group electric cars – specifically for the first model based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which is to roll off the assembly line from 2021.

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Dec 20, 2019 - 04:26 pm

Kia rumours: all-electric Seltos for Asian markets?

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.

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Nov 25, 2019 - 02:01 pm

Hyundai & Kia presents new China BEVs

Hyundai presented its Lafesta EV for the Chinese market at the Guangzhou Motor Show. While their subsidiary Kia also presented an electric limousine with the K3 EV, which will also be offered with similar performance data as the Lafesta EV.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 01:36 pm

Kia considers launching a fully-electric Ceed

According to Europa-COO Emilio Herrera, Kia is considering making a purely electric version of its Ceed model, as well as bringing another – as yet unnamed – new fully-electric model brought to market by 2021, and bumping up electrification through plug-in hybrids.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Kia mulls over electric Picanto

Kia is considering a purely electric version for their city car Picanto. “There’s nothing confirmed yet, but we are really looking at it,” says Emilio Herrera, COO of Kia Motor Europe.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 03:42 pm

Hyundai-Kia joins Ionity

With Hyundai-Kia, Ionity has a new partner. The Korean carmaker has just become a strategic partner and shareholder in the European high-power charging network founded by BMW, Ford, Daimler and Volkswagen.

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Sep 2, 2019 - 12:16 pm

Kia presents new hybrid Ceed & XCeed

Kia introduced the plug-in hybrid versions of the Ceed Sportswagon and the new XCeed. The PHEV versions of the station wagon and the crossover model, which will be available from the beginning of 2020, are based on Hyundai-Kia’s already known tech.

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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.

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Jul 3, 2019 - 05:42 pm

Kia UK receives 1,000 Rolec charging points

The English charging infrastructure manufacturer Rolec EV has delivered more than 1,000 charging points for electric vehicles to Kia in the UK. The devices will be installed at dealerships and will also be sold to customers.

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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.

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May 14, 2019 - 12:17 pm

Hyundai and Kia invest 80 million euros in Rimac

Hyundai and Kia are together investing 80 million euros into Rimac Automobili. The Korean carmakers and the Croatian company are also entering into a strategic partnership for the joint development of both battery electric and fuel cell, high-performance EVs.

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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).

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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.

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Mar 19, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Hyundai & Kia to invest $300 million in Ola

Hyundai and Kia are investing $300 million in mobility service provider, Ola. The strategic partnership includes the production of electric vehicles tailored to the Indian market, the establishment of charging infrastructure and the development of fleet and mobility solutions.

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Mar 16, 2019 - 07:43 pm

USA: Amazon now installs EV charging stations for Kia

Kia Motors America has signed Amazon as the distributor for the company’s EV charging stations, including facilitation of installation. Kia is the second carmaker after Audi to take the online (and becoming offline) giant up on the offer.

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Feb 28, 2019 - 01:16 pm

Kia introduces new Niro Hybrid and PHEV

Following the market launch of the e-Niro, Kia is also revising the two hybrid versions of the model for model year 2020. The new versions of the Niro Hybrid and the Niro Plug-in Hybrid will make their debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Feb 28, 2019 - 12:12 pm

2020: Hyundai plans new electric vehicle platform

The Hyundai Group has announced the introduction of a new model in 2020 based on a new stand-alone electric car platform. With the new architecture, Hyundai aims to further reduce the cost of electric cars and increase production efficiency.

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Feb 26, 2019 - 12:16 pm

European debut of next-gen Kia Soul EV in Geneva

Kia will bring the third-gen e-Soul to the Geneva Motor Show next week. The Koreans’ updated electric car classic boasts a larger range and significantly increased torque with two motor and battery options. Kia says the e-Soul will be available in “selected European markets” this spring.

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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”.

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