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Kia EV6 buyers to receive 1,000 kWh free charging from Electrify America

Buyers of the new Kia EV6 will receive 1,000 kWh of complimentary charging at any Electrify America station across the US—which translates to approximately 3,500 to 4,000 miles of electric driving—within three years from the date of purchase. EV6 buyers will receive an enrollment code through the Kia Connect in-car telematics system, and will be… Read more »

GM delivers first BrightDrop EV600 electric vans to FedEx

The legacy automakers have a long history of making big publicity splashes for their EVs, then taking years to deliver. Well, things seem to be changing at GM, which has quietly beaten both Ford and Tesla to the electric pickup party, and stolen a march on Rivian/Amazon in the electric delivery van space. FedEx has… Read more »

Kia releases official specs for US-market EV6 electric crossover

In March, Kia teased us with some exterior and interior images of the EV6 electric crossover, the automaker’s first dedicated (that is, not adapted from a legacy vehicle) EV. Now the automaker’s American division has confirmed official specs for the version destined for the US market. The EV6 will be available with two powertrain configurations… Read more »

Kia reveals first images of its new EV6 ahead of this month’s launch

Kia has revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, the automaker’s first dedicated battery electric vehicle, ahead of the car’s world premiere scheduled for later this month. The new model is based on Kia’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), and features “a distinctive crossover-inspired design.” It’s the result of a… Read more »

Electrify America expands customer charging agreement with Kia America

EV charging network Electrify America, which operates in 47 states and the District of Columbia, and California-headquartered Kia America, have agreed to provide 1,000 kWh of complimentary charging to first-time owners of the 2024 Kia EV9 SUV.  The offer is redeemable through the Electrify America app at any of the company’s charging stations for three… Read more »

Kia EV9 and Volvo EX30: Are they 2024’s most important EVs?

One’s a three-row midsize SUV under $60,000; the other’s a compact hatchback that starts in the mid-30s. Now we’ve driven both. Choosing “best of” or “most important” new cars is always dicey, and doubly so with electric vehicles. New entries are announced virtually every month, and picking the 2025 models that will be most important… Read more »

Owners of Hyundai, Kia and Genesis EVs sue over alleged defect that causes charging failure

Automotive law firm Hagens Berman has filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit on behalf of owners of the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Hyundai Ioniq 6, Genesis GV60 and Kia EV6. The lawsuit, which was filed in the US District Court for the Central District of California, alleges that the vehicle charging ports frequently overheat in as little… Read more »

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6: Korean Model 3 clone, or something else altogether?

Battery-electric sedans are a rare breed— that makes Hyundai’s striking Ioniq 6 a strong new entry. Quick, name all the battery-electric sedans for sale in the US—that aren’t Teslas. By our count, there’s only been one: the pricey, luxury Lucid Air.  Now, there’s another: the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 is on sale at your local… Read more »

Kia EVs to use onsemi’s silicon carbide power module for traction inverters

onsemi has announced that its EliteSiC family of silicon carbide power modules has been selected for Kia’s EV6 GT model. onsemi says its power module enables high-efficiency power conversion from the DC 800 V of the battery to the AC drive for the rear axle. It also delivers package technology to minimize parasitics and thermal… Read more »

STMicroelectronics introduces improved silicon-carbide power modules

Global semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics has released new high-power modules for EVs that it says will boost performance and driving range. They will be used for Hyundai’s E-GMP EV platform, which is shared by the Kia EV6 and other models. The company’s five new third-generation SiC-MOSFET-based modules cover a range of power ratings and operating voltages… Read more »