Tag: Kia

May 26, 2023 - 04:01 pm

Hyundai and LGES to build battery factory in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution have announced a joint venture to produce battery cells for electric cars in the USA. The Korean companies will invest over $4.3 bn and hold the JV equally. The selected site is the state of Georgia which is no stranger to Hyundai.

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May 16, 2023 - 10:04 am

Kia could build EVs in Mexico

Kia is looking to produce an electric model at its plant in Nuevo León, Mexico. Though the carmaker has not confirmed this, it could be the EV9.

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May 10, 2023 - 11:46 am

Hyundai to build electric car factory in South Korea

Hyundai has announced the construction of an all-electric car plant in Ulsan, South Korea. Construction of the factory is to begin in the fourth quarter of this year and production is to start in the second half of 2025 with an annual capacity of 150,000 electric cars.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 11:00 pm

Kia EV9: Five-metre SUV with 541 km range

Just two weeks after teasing the design, Kia has now presented the EV9, ready for series production and with full technical specs. The large E-SUV comes with a different drive system than the EV6 and has a slightly longer range.

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Mar 13, 2023 - 12:06 pm

Hyundai may launch EV with LFP cells from CATL

Korean carmaker Hyundai will likely launch its first electric model with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries this year. Additionally, Kia has announced that the second-generation Kia Ray EV minivan will use LFP batteries made by CATL.

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Feb 8, 2023 - 04:45 pm

Kia prepares its European headquarters for EVs

In Frankfurt, Germany, Kia’s European headquarters are being used by an increasing number of electric cars. The Korean automaker has been supported with the necessary charging infrastructure by The Mobility House, for their expertise in intelligent charging and energy solutions. The following guest article by The Mobility House shows how Kia experienced this process.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:12 pm

First indications of prices and specs for the Kia EV9

Shortly before the premiere of the production version of the Kia EV9, concrete hints about the drive variants and prices are emerging. According to these, the US prices for the electric seven-seater SUV are likely to be between 56,000 and 73,000 dollars.

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Dec 16, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Webasto doubled e-mobility order intake over 2022

Webasto has more than doubled the volume of its 2022 order intake in the electromobility business field compared to the previous year. Customers ordered battery systems, electric heaters and charging solutions for around 2.8 billion euros from the Munich-based supplier.

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Dec 9, 2022 - 02:58 pm

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.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 04:17 pm

Hyundai to use SK On batteries in the USA

Hyundai Motor Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with SK On to secure the supply of SK batteries for Hyundai Group electric cars in North America from 2025. However, further details of the collaboration will be announced at a later date.

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Nov 28, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Hyundai announces plans for multiple battery plants in the USA

After Hyundai Motor Group began construction of its new electric car plant in the US state of Georgia at the end of October, the company is planning to build up to three battery factories there with a total capacity of 90 gigawatt-hours per year together with partners SK On and LG Energy Solution.

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Nov 25, 2022 - 12:26 pm

Hyundai Mobis to build factory in the USA

Hyundai Mobis, a South Korean automotive supplier belonging to the Hyundai Motor Group, is investing 926 million US dollars in a plant for electric vehicle components in Bryan County in the US state of Georgia.

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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.

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Oct 26, 2022 - 11:16 am

Hyundai launches construction of EV factory in the USA

Hyundai Motor Group has started construction of its new electric car plant in the US state of Georgia. The Bryan County plant is scheduled to begin production in the first half of 2025 with an annual capacity of 300,000 Hyundai, Kia and Genesis electric cars and batteries.

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Oct 22, 2022 - 05:18 pm

Kia introduces battery pre-conditioning for older EV6 models

Kia now offers a software update for its model year 2022 EV6 that is designed to speed up charging processes in cold temperatures. Battery conditioning, which is standard on 2023 EV6 models, the new EV6 GT and Niro EV, can now be optionally retrofitted to all 2022 EV6s.

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Oct 12, 2022 - 04:38 pm

Hyundai reveals roadmap for software defined vehicles

The Hyundai Motor Group, including its brands Hyundai, Genesis and Kia, has announced a new global strategy through which all of the group’s vehicles are to become software-defined vehicles (SDVs) by 2025 – and increasingly electric. The (drive) hardware is to be further standardised for this purpose.

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Sep 17, 2022 - 04:54 pm

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.

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Aug 24, 2022 - 02:00 pm

Kia EV6 GT to hit the US this winter

Kia just debuted the EV6 GT at a motorsport event in the States, saying this most potent offspring of the EV6 family will hit the US market this winter. Pricing has yet to be revealed, but the spec sheet (and our testing) remains promising.

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