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Posts Tagged: KIA EVs

EV sales hit new record in Q2, as legacy vehicles struggle

The legacy auto industry is crying the blues—US new-vehicle sales in the second quarter were up only a tiny bit from the previous quarter, and down over 20% from Q2 2021. However, the new auto industry is doing very well, thank you. Kelley Blue Book tells us (via Cox Auto) that sales of pure EVs… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Kia unveils a roadmap for a shift to electrified vehicles, including 11 new EVs by 2026

Kia announced an update to its Plan S mid- to long-term roadmap at the company’s 2021 CEO Investor Day event. The new strategy features a renewed emphasis on the transition from ICE vehicles to electrified models. “Kia is being reborn in 2021 with a new logo, new design, and new corporate name,” said CEO Ho… Read more »