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

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 fares in mountain driving. A new UN climate report calls for optimism in tackling climate change. And our latest Twitter... read more

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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


 
2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Solar from Hyundai, Kia; GM plan trouble, VW-Ford electrics, getting warmer: Today's Car News

Hyundai and Kia plan to put solar panels on cars. VW won't rule out sharing electric cars with Ford. A prominent electric-car advocate takes issue with GM's plan for a... read more November 1, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro

2017-2018 Kia Niro hybrid recall concerns extra heat in the back seat

Drive a 2017 Kia Niro (or a 2018) and find your back seat becoming a hot seat? It might be a good idea to stop driving it and call your dealership. In 2017 and some 2018 Kia... read more October 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

One size won't fit all for future Kia EVs

For an automaker that’s pitching itself toward the fun side of the Hyundai Motor Group, the tone for the automaker’s sizable electric push soon sounds altogether... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Sorento

Kia smothers plans to bring Sorento diesel to America

The Kia Sorento may not get a diesel version for the U.S. after all. On the eve of the Paris Motor Show and the introduction of the production-spec Kia Niro EV, company... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Soul EV

2019 Kia Soul EV drops most affordable trim

The effective price of a Kia Soul EV has gone up dramatically for 2019, in what is likely to be the model's last year of production. The company dropped the bottom Soul EVe... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Soul EV

2020 Kia Soul EV captured in spy photos

Kia has announced it will build an all-electric version of its Niro hatchback for 2019, but that apparently isn't stopping the company from planning an update for the Soul EV... read more August 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

2018 Kia Niro PHEV gas mileage review: outrunning expectations

Competition improves the breed. And that’s exactly what the Kia Niro brings to hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Prius Prime. Compared with the Prius, the Niro is... read more July 25, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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