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All-electric Kia Niro EV to come in 2018, says Kia exec

All-electric Kia Niro EV to come in 2018, says Kia exec

South Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia often share the underpinnings of their vehicles, though there's no "badge engineering" and the two brands compete in the marketplace. The recent Kia Niro hybrid wagon and the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid hatchback, for instance, share the same powertrain, platform... read more

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2017 Kia Rio (European spec)

New Kia Rio subcompact debuts at Paris Motor Show

After multiple teases, the next-generation Kia Rio made its global debut at last week's media days for the 2016 Paris Motor Show. While the subcompact Kia model isn't a... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Kia Soul EV

2018 Kia Soul EV to get range boost to keep pace: report

When it debuted late in 2014 as a 2015 model, the Kia Soul EV boasted an impressive range for an electric car with a mainstream price. At an EPA-rated 93 miles, its range... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
New Kia Rio

More details, photos of new Kia Rio to debut at Paris Motor Show

Subcompact hatchbacks and sedans may be a minor part of the U.S. market, but they're hugely important in the rest of the world. So the launch of a new generation of Kia Rio... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro

Kia to focus on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles before electrics, chief engineer says

Hyundai is aggressively pursuing its goal of becoming the second-biggest seller of green cars worldwide, behind only Toyota. To accomplish that, it is rolling out a diverse... read more August 5, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro

2017 Kia Niro preview

The 2017 Kia Niro is the first dedicated hybrid model from the Korean carmaker. Unlike the Toyota Prius or the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq from its sister company, the Niro takes the... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro

2017 Kia Niro hybrid SUV: are electric, AWD versions in the works?

The 2017 Kia Niro, slated to go on sale late this year, will be Kia’s first dedicated hybrid, for which there's an entirely unique body style. Yet compared to other... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid on sale this fall

Although it may be hard to tell from its design and styling, the Kia Optima mid-size sedan recently received a complete redesign. And for the 2017 model year, the Optima... read more March 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro, 2016 Chicago Auto Show

2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Crossover Utility Vehicle Debuts At Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos & Video

The 2017 Kia Niro "hybrid utility vehicle" revealed this morning at the Chicago Auto Show marks the South Korean brand's ambitious entry into dedicated hybrids. While... read more February 12, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid, 2016 Chicago Auto Show

2017 Kia Optima Hybrids: Details On 27-Mile Plug-In Hybrid, Live Photos And Video

Kia aims for a 25-percent increase in its U.S. fleet-wide fuel efficiency by 2020; and the new 2017 Optima Hybrid and Optima Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV), introduced today at the... read more February 11, 2016 by


 
Kia Niro 'hybrid utility vehicle' teaser shot

Kia Niro 'Hybrid Utility Vehicle' First Photos Revealed At Detroit Auto Show

As part of its parent company's push into hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicles, Kia will introduce what it calls a 'hybrid utility vehicle' at next month's... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul EV Sales Expand Again, To Four Northeast States

When it first went on sale, the Kia Soul EV electric car was only available at select dealers in California. But Kia later followed up on a promise to expand sales when it... read more October 8, 2015 by


 
2016 Kia Soul EV

Hyundai, Kia Do It All: Electrics, Hybrids, Prius Fighters, Hydrogen, Even Diesel

When it comes to advanced automotive technology, most global carmakers are placing their bets with care. Toyota is all-in for hydrogen fuel cells, while Nissan is betting on... read more August 11, 2015 by


 
2016 Kia Soul EV

2016 Kia Soul EV To Go On Sale In Oregon, Washington; Some Dealers Get DC Quick Charging

The rollout of the well-received Kia Soul EV electric car is now continuing in states outside California. The electric tall wagon went on sale in the Golden State late last... read more July 9, 2015 by


 
2015 Kia Soul EV First Drive  -  Portland  -  November 2014

Kia Soul EV To Go On Sale In Five More States By This June

When the Kia Soul EV electric car debuted just over a year ago, Kia planned a fairly cautious roll out. The electric tall wagon would launch in California, and sales would... read more April 1, 2015 by


 
2015 Kia Soul EV First Drive  -  Portland  -  November 2014

You Shouldn't Want To Buy A Kia Soul EV, Says Kia Dealer

It's often said that one of the bigger impediments to sales of electric cars is car dealerships. Among plug-in car shoppers, stories abound of salespeople who know little or... read more March 30, 2015 by


 

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