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Hyundai, Kia team with Rimac for battery tech

Hyundai, Kia team with Rimac for battery tech

Along the way to building 44 "eco-friendly" models by 2025, Hyundai Motors, which includes Kia, announced that it will invest $80 million in Croatian EV startup Rimac. Rimac is most famous for building the Rimac Concept One, known at its introduction in 2016 as the world's fastest electric car. The... read more

May 15, 2019 by -
 
Kia K3 at 2019 Shanghai auto show

Electric Honda HR-V and plug-in hybrid Kia Forte debut in Shanghai

The Shanghai auto show was full of new plug-in vehicles to meet that country's coming demand for electric cars. Two new plug-in models from mainstream automakers included the... read more April 19, 2019 by


 
Kia Habaniro Concept, 2019 New York International Auto Show

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

After other automakers have walked away from diesels in the U.S., Mazda says it will add a long-awaited diesel to its CX-5 lineup. Mercedes-Benz showed off a new launch... read more April 18, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV first drive  -  South Korea  -  April 2019

2020 Kia Soul EV first drive review: 243 electric miles in the box

I’m snaking the 2020 Kia Soul EV around a bend in the Korean countryside, happy to push faster after weathering Seoul’s famous morning traffic earlier, but I... read more April 9, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Porsche Taycan debuting in September 2019

Amazon charges Kias, Chevy Bolt mountain range, UN climate report: Today's Car News

A second automaker has signed on to Amazon's Home Services charger installation program. We took a Chevrolet Bolt EV to the top of the Continental Divide to see how its range... read more March 19, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

Amazon hooks Kia owners up with easier home-charger installation

Those just transitioning to an electric car, like the 2019 Kia Niro EV, face some potentially daunting decisions well beyond the vehicle itself—not just how... read more March 19, 2019 by


 
Imagine by Kia concept

Plug-in cars and concepts at Geneva, Tesla Model Y and Superchargers: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric car may be able to recharge 240 miles in less than five minutes? What is the bestselling electric car in the world, and what milestone did it pass this... read more March 9, 2019 by


 
Lagonda All-Terrain Concept

Tesla Model Y, VW Buggy, Kia Imagine, Pininfarina Battista: Today's Car News

With the announcement that the Tesla Model Y will debut next week, we run down everything we know. Now that Tesla has released the whole Model 3 lineup, our Twitter poll asks... read more March 5, 2019 by


 
Imagine by Kia concept

Kia EV concept showcases brand’s future, more electrified design direction

With its "Imagine by Kia" concept car revealed today at the Geneva Motor Show, Kia aims to show that electric cars don’t have to look boring—that, actually, they... read more March 5, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV

2020 Kia Soul EV rated for 243 miles, improved efficiency

In just one model year, Kia has more than doubled the rated driving range for the Soul EV. The 2020 Kia Soul EV, which is expected to reach dealerships this spring, will go... read more February 15, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV

Tesla batteries, EPA comments, Hyundai and Kia plug-in availability: Today's Car News

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said electric cars are "not grounds for concern" at the EPA—yet highway safety and car prices are. Tesla buys a company that... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

Hyundai and Kia EVs may just avoid "compliance car" stigma, but is that enough?

The Kia Niro EV that we drove earlier this week is one of the year’s best new green vehicles, and a great long-range electric car. However, unless you happen to live in... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV first drive  -  Santa Cruz, CA  -  February 2019

2019 Kia Niro EV: first drive of 239-mile electric crossover

Just before reaching a tight series of esses on the Monterey Peninsula’s famous 17 Mile Drive, I clicked the left steering-wheel paddle to bump the Niro EV up a... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV

Here’s why Kia Soul EV and Kia Niro EV both get big 64-kwh battery packs

One key specification in the 2020 Kia Soul EV that was revealed at the LA Auto Show this week was a bit unexpected: its inclusion of a large, 64-kwh battery pack. That leaves... read more November 30, 2018 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV, 2018 LA Auto Show

2020 Kia Soul EV has more punch, faster charging, and a lot more battery

At the LA Auto Show, Kia revealed a completely new generation of its Soul—including, once again, an all-electric Kia Soul EV that makes overtures to urbanites who need... read more November 29, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

2019 Kia Niro EV rated at 239 miles, on sale soon

At the LA Auto Show, Kia has provided some long-awaited U.S. market details for the Niro EV. Among the most important ones: With a large 64-kwh battery pack, it will offer an... read more November 29, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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