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Is 100 miles of EV range in 2 minutes on the horizon?

Battery developer StoreDot says that by 2030 an EV could be charged with up to 100 miles of range in two minutes.

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Kia America has best-ever April sales total for electrified models

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

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What’s the difference between an HEV and a PHEV?

Hybrids can be a bit confusing because there are two styles of these vehicles kind of lumped under the hybrid umbrella.

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Kia debuts second-gen. Niro CUV as all-electric, HEV, PHEV

The all-new Kia Niro CUV made its North American debut at the New York International Auto Show. The company says the next-generation Niro has been designed from the ground up, and the 2023 Niro will launch in the United States with three electrified powertrains: hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and all-electric (EV). The vehicle

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Kia America notches new monthly EV sales record by over 55%

Kia America says it sold 3,156 all-electric EV6 models in March, giving Kia’s electrified models their best-ever monthly and quarterly performances. Total March vehicle sales were 59,524 units. Overall, Kia reports its electrified model lineup experienced a record month by 55% over the previous record. Sales of the Niro model lineup of electrified crossovers also

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Kia to provide California on-demand concierge charging service

Kia America is partnering with Currently mobile charging service to provide its electric vehicle (EV) owners with an on-demand concierge service now available in three important California markets: Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose. Based on customer reception of this pilot program, future expansion to cities around the country will be considered. The program

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Kia releases 2023 Sportage PHEV

Kia has revealed the 2023 Sportage PHEV, the latest electrified model to join its lineup of SUVs. The turbocharged Sportage PHEV has a 13.8-kWh battery and targeted all-electric range (AER) of 32 miles. Sportage PHEV augments the Kia subcompact SUV lineup with two design-focused X-Line trim levels that come standard with all-wheel drive. The Sportage

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Continental supplies OE tires for the new Kia EV6

Continental Tires has been chosen to supply OE tires for Kia’s new all-electric Kia EV6. As a result, the tiremaker supplies two types of tires to Kia plants: the PremiumContact 6 and the CrossContact RX. Specially engineered for safe and comfortable driving, the PremiumContact 6 tires offer low rolling resistance, thus helping the Kia EV6

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EV range is becoming a problem of the past

Most consumers don’t actually need the EV range they think they do.

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Kia’s EV6 takes EV world record from Tesla

During a seven-day trek from New York City to Los Angeles, the Kia EV6 was plugged in for 7 hours, 10 minutes and 1 second.

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Kia debuts new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

This Sportage combines a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with a 44-kW motor to achieve up to 39 MPG.

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Kia hints at next all-electric SUV with Concept EV9

Kia says the vehicle uses upcycled materials developed from waste deposited into the marine ecosystem.

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