The State-of-the Art Meridian Audio System in the Kia EV6 Transforms the Cabin into an Immersive, Interactive Digital Space
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 Announces Mobile EV Charging Partnership in California with Charging Provider SparkCharge
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
Kia’s New EV Plans Include Two Electric Pickups by 2027
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
Kia EV6 Buyers to Get 1,000 kWh of Free Charging in a New Partnership With Electrify America
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
2023 Kia Sportage PHEV Arrives With 32 Miles of Electric Range
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
Kia Ranks First Out of 32 Automotive Brands in the 2022 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study
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
Kia to Introduce a Full-Size Electric SUV Based on the Upcoming IONIQ 7 From Hyundai
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 Unveils its EV6 Electric Crossover, a Serious Competitor to Tesla’s Model Y
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
Kia Reveals EV6 Specs, Unveils High-Performance GT Model
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
In Case You Missed it: The 2021 Kia Niro PHEV Gets New Features & Pricing
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
Kia Reveals the Sleek EV6 Crossover, its First Battery-Powered Vehicle
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
With the Apple Car Project in Limbo, Kia Shares an Updated Roadmap of its Future EV Plans
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
Automaker Kia is Said to Be Reviewing Plans to Build EVs with Multiple Firms, Hinting at Ongoing Talks with Tech Giant Apple
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
Kia Gains a New Logo, Teases Upcoming Electric Vehicles
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
Kia Outlines Seven-Year Plan to Introduce Seven Dedicated EVs
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 Partner for Halo Performance EV
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
The Kia Niro EV: It's the Electric Vehicle Consumers Should Be Buying
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
Kia Set to Introduce a New EV in 2021, Will Be Based on the Imagine Concept
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
The Kia Niro EV Debuts at the LA Auto Show
Kia Motors has become the latest automaker to introduce a fully-electric compact SUV. The Korean automaker unveiled the Niro EV yesterday at press event the LA Auto Show.
Eric Walz2019-01-05 11:11 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT