Kia shared new details about the high-end, Meridian audio system in the new EV6 and how it contributes to the heart and soul of the futuristic vehicle. Kia says its state-of-the-art audio tech and cabin arrangement played an important part in the EV6 being named this year’s “2022 Car of the Year” at the European Car of the Year (ECOTY) awards.
FutureCar Staff 2022-06-05 13:00 PT
Kia America announced on Tuesday it is partnering with Massachusetts-based mobile charging company SparkCharge to provide its electric vehicle (EV) owners with an on-demand concierge service in three major California markets: Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose. SparkCharge subsidiary Currently operates an app-based mobile EV charging service that provides charging to vehicles at specific times selected by drivers.
FutureCar Staff 2022-04-21 16:30 PT
The pickups are part of Kia’s new goal to have 14 battery-powered vehicles on sale by 2027.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-04-12 17:00 PT
Automaker Kia and electric vehicle charging provider Electrify America have announced a partnership that will give EV6 buyers 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of complimentary EV charging at any Electrify America station in the U.S. According to Kia, the agreement between the two companies will provide EV6 drivers around 3,500 to 4,000 miles of all-electric driving at no cost, depending on the vehicle model and various driving conditions.
Eric Walz2022-03-31 09:30 PT
The first plug-in hybrid powertrain for the Sportage arrives with a larger electric motor than the Sporty Hybrid for 32 miles of all-electric range.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-03-22 07:55 PT
South Korean automaker Kia took the coveted top spot in the JD. Power’s annual vehicle dependability study. The first place spot in the Upper Mid Size SUV category was awarded to the Kia Sorento, which is built in the U.S. at the automaker’s factory in West Point, Georgia. Being recognized by J.D. Power for vehicle dependability serves as an important marketing tool for automakers and it can help boost sales of particular models.
FutureCar Staff 2022-03-19 15:30 PT
Automaker Kia is getting ready to take its all-electric vehicle portfolio to the next level with a new full-size electric SUV, according to industry reports coming out of South Korea.
Manish Kharinta2021-08-12 08:00 PT
Kia unveiled the production version of its new EV6 crossover at a live streamed media event in Times Square in New York City on Tuesday night. The EV6 is the first purely electric vehicle from South Korean automaker Kia. The launch of the new EV6 SUV is part of Kia’s ‘Plan S’ strategy that will include 11 all-new electrified models globally by 2026.
FutureCar Staff 2021-06-25 11:30 PT
The range-topping EV6 GT will offer 577 horsepower, a zero-to-62 mph time of just 3.5 seconds, and a top speed of 162 mph. Kia may not be known for its performance, but the EV6 GT sounds impressive.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-12 07:45 PT
Hyundai Motor's sister company Kia Motors announced an update to its all-new Niro plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which will be offered as a 2021 model in North America. The new Niro PHEV is getting several updates along with a range of new features.
Manish Kharinta2021-04-23 18:00 PT
On Monday, automaker Kia revealed the first official images of the upcoming EV6 crossover, the company's first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere later this month. The EV6 is based on Kia’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) and marks Kia’s shifting focus towards electrification of its model lineup.
FutureCar Staff 2021-04-21 15:45 PT
At Kia’s 2021 CEO Investor Day virtual event in Seoul, President and CEO of Kia Corporation Ho Sung Song, provided an update to the automaker’s new “Plan S” strategy for its future business, which included its mid to long-term roadmap. The renewed ‘Plan S’ strategy includes three core pillars, advancing electric vehicle (EV) transition, strengthening its purpose-built vehicle (PBV) business and expanding future mobility services.
Eric Walz2021-03-19 16:45 PT
South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp. is reportedly reviewing plans from multiple foreign firms to work together on building self-driving electric cars, Reuters reported on Wednesday. In addition, Kia’s parent, Hyundai Motor Group, has decided that its Kia brand would be in charge of any proposed cooperation with Apple on electric cars, the sources said.
FutureCar Staff 2021-02-26 16:00 PT
While most of the electric concepts are still shrouded in mystery, we’ve learned a little more information about the South Korea brand’s upcoming electric vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-02-24 07:10 PT
The first of many electric vehicles, which is codenamed the CV, will come out in 2021 and carry Kia’s new design direction for the rest of the automaker’s lineup.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-28 08:15 PT
Kia and Rimac may be from two separate parts of the market, but the two automakers will work together to bring a high-performance electric vehicle to market in 2021.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-04-01 07:00 PT
Packed with features, boasting a range of 239 miles, and not requiring any compromises, the 2019 Kia Niro EV is an excellent electric car that manages to feel like a value option.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-02 06:30 PT
In order to comply with the new European Union CO2 emissions limits, Kia will set its sights on electrifying its range of cars, including coming out with a new electric vehicle that’s based on the Imagine Concept.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-12 08:30 PT
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