Tag: Kia

Sep 10, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Kia releases new Sportage PHEV SUV

Kia has presented a version of its SUV model Sportage specially designed for Europe, which is also offered as a plug-in hybrid for the first time. The PHEV drive is known from other Kia models, but the design concept of the Sportage is new.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 04:10 pm

Hyundai-Kia update US electric car line-up

Hyundai and Kia are updating their electrified car line-up in the United States. Hyundai, for example, lowered the price for the Kona Electric while Kia is bringing in some new hybrid cars in the model year 2022.

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Aug 23, 2021 - 11:20 am

Kia planning crossover with E-GMP platform

Kia plans a new seven-seater e-SUV and a crossover as its second and third electric model based on the E-GMP platform. While the former will be called EV7 or EV8 and aimed at the US market, the crossover will likely enter the European market as EV4.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 11:26 am

Hyundai & LG ES to build battery plant in Indonesia

Hyundai Motor and LG Energy Solution have reached an agreement with the government of Indonesia to build a battery cell factory in Karawang near the capital Jakarta. The factory is scheduled to start production in the first half of 2024 with an annual capacity of 10 GWh.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 11:02 am

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.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 12:31 pm

Hyundai-Kia & Next Hydrogen to develop electrolysis system

Hyundai and Kia want to develop an alkaline water electrolysis system and the associated stack together with the Canadian company Next Hydrogen in order to produce green hydrogen economically. The cooperation will also explore potential technological applications and future business opportunities.

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Jun 23, 2021 - 04:15 pm

Hyundai expands partnership with ride-hailing firm Grab

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Kia, announced expanding a partnership with ride-hailing service Grab in Southeast Asia. The focus is now on piloting new EV business models such as leasing EVs with a battery-as-a-service model or car-as-a-service model, to facilitate the switch for Grab drivers.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 11:45 am

Hyundai to use BorgWarner drive module in small EVs

The integrated drive module (iDM) from BorgWarner, including the electric motor, transmission and integrated power electronics, is to be used in small electric cars from the Hyundai Motor Group, production of which is scheduled to begin in mid-2023.

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May 28, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Hyundai group to reduce combustion model variety

The Hyundai Motor Group with its brands Hyundai, Kia and Genesis wants to reduce the number of combustion models in its product range to free up resources for investments in electric cars, according to a media report. Around half of the models are apparently being questioned.

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May 4, 2021 - 01:41 pm

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.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Kia & SK Innovation plan circular EV battery economy

In South Korea, Kia Motors and SK Innovation have joined forces to build a circular economy for electric vehicle batteries. This involves the follow-up use of end-of-life electric car batteries as stationary energy storage units as well as the recycling of materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt.

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Apr 22, 2021 - 08:49 pm

Kia offers EV6 customers two Ionity packages

Kia will offer buyers of the new EV6 reduced prices at its HPC stations in Europe as one of the shareholders of the joint venture Ionity. The brand has just announced that two pricing packages will be offered.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Hyundai and Kia electric car line-up in the UK

Hyundai Motor UK has reduced its electric car range prices following changes to the government’s Plug-In Car Grant. This includes both the Kona and Ioniq EV adjusted to meet the requirements, excepting only the top-specced version as too expensive.

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Apr 5, 2021 - 07:07 pm

Hyundai-Kia won’t use Canoo EV platform it appears

Canoo’s deal with Hyundai-Kia announced last year appears to have fallen flat. New Canoo chairman Tony Aquila broke the news last Monday during an “icy investor call,” as The Verge reports. The collapse is set against a backdrop of a strategy change at Canoo.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 11:30 am

Kia presents first dedicated electric car Kia EV6 on E-GMP

Kia just presented the series EV6 electric car in an online event for press. The brand’s first dedicated electric car shares a platform with Hyundai’s Ioniq5 but is positioned to pose a “turning point” for the brand, as Kia President and CEO Ho-sung Song put it.

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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.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 11:35 am

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.

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Mar 9, 2021 - 11:18 am

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.

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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.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 09:38 pm

KiaCharge & Charge myHyundai for UK charging

In the UK Kia has launched its charging service KiaCharge. This gives the brand’s BEV- and PHEV-drivers access to more than 13,900 charge points across the UK, meaning access to around 68 per cent of the public charging network from a single account.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 01:59 pm

Kia expands EV business strategy and targets

Kia has once again updated its strategic plan ‘Plan S’ and extended it to the year 2030. The plan includes expanding future mobility services, and new targets for sales of electrified vehicles, which includes both electric cars as well as purpose-built vehicles (PBV) in the commercial and sharing sectors.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 02:58 pm

Major carmakers revoke support for Trump emissions

Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Hyundai, Kia, Volkswagen and other major carmakers join General Motors in abandoning their support for former US President Trump. This is also an act to support and perhaps influence the Biden administration in setting new emission standards.

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