Kia’s EV models saw a year-over-year increase of 83%, with the EV6, in particular, setting an all-time October sales record.
Kia’s upcoming 3-row EV9 SUV exceeded its internal range target estimates, the company says.
The joint venture is between BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, and Stellantis NV.
The plant is being transformed to produce the all-electric 2024 EV9 SUV starting in Q2 2024.
The EV6 is offered with multiple motor and drivetrain layouts and an all-electric range of more than 300 miles in some variants.
The company says the EV9 offers customers “a fresh EV perspective in the family SUV sector.”
Tesla is showing the expected signs of shedding market share as more entrants arrive with their own EV contributions.
Kia has announced its all-new second-generation crossover, the 2023 Niro EV, will feature an MSRP of $39,450 in the Niro Wind and Niro Wave trim levels. Kia says the Niro EV is powered by a 64.8 kWh battery and a 150kW (201 HP) motor with DC fast-charging capability. The Niro EV is rated at an
For the 2023 model year, the Kia Sorento PHEV has been streamlined to one SX-P trim with 32 miles of all-electric range. The 2023 SX-P gains new creature comforts including retractable rear door sunshades, a 115-volt inverter that can charge household items such as a laptop, and standard Homelink. The Sorento PHEV can fully charge
Drivers are anxious about knowing when they’ll next find a charger, so what if the charger came to the driver instead?
Battery developer StoreDot says that by 2030 an EV could be charged with up to 100 miles of range in two minutes.
Kia America announced April sales of 59,063 units, marking the brand’s best-ever April sales total for EV models and pushing the total number of Kia vehicles sold in the U.S. past the 10 million mark. Overall, electrified models recorded the fourth consecutive same-month sales record, with EV sales reaching the 14th consecutive same-month sales record