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Kia Futuron Concept Lives Up to the Name

Kia Futuron Concept Lives Up to the Name

Kia Motors has released its new Futuron Concept, a breath-taking AWD SUV coupe which truly looks unlike anything we’ve seen before. The Kia Futuron Concept is sleek, agile, and confidently futuristic as an all-electric vehicle. The Futuron Concept is a lean body, at about 15 feet long and only 5 five tall; which makes sense considering the 360 degree battery is mounted low in the vehicle’s body, under the cabin floor— to provide energy to the four electric AWD wheels….

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Kia Invests in IONITY Charging Network

Kia Invests in IONITY Charging Network

Kia Motors Company has announced that it has invested into IONITY, along with Hyundai Motor Company, which is a joint venture established by global automakers. Under this agreement, Kia, with the help of other automakers, will play a key role in further enhancing the availability of electric vehicle charging stations via the IONITY Charging Network. IONITY was established in 2017 and currently has nearly 140 charging stations in Europe and is expanding its network to 400 fast-charging stations by 2020….

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Kia Niro EV Earns Popular Mechanics’ Car of the Year Title

Kia Niro EV Earns Popular Mechanics’ Car of the Year Title

Earlier this year, Popular Mechanics named the new Kia Niro its Car of the Year. The magazine specifically lauded the Niro EV crossover for its practicality, performance, design, and style; editors liked how comfortable the Niro EV was for long road trips yet how versatile it was for everyday driving. “We picked the Niro EV for Car of the Year because it’s an electric car that would be appealing even if it weren’t electric,” remarked Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics automotive…

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Kia HabaNiro Concept Hints at Future EV Design

Kia HabaNiro Concept Hints at Future EV Design

Earlier this year in New York City, Kia unveiled the new Kia HabaNiro concept, meant to foreshadow the future of Kia’s electric vehicle design. Cleverly named after the habanero pepper and Kia’s current Niro EV, the new HabaNiro concept is bold in its design, capable in its performance and technology, and incredibly efficient. All at once, the concept accomplishes butterfly wing doors, a level-five autonomous mode, and an all-electric range of more than 200 miles. “We wanted this concept to…

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New Kia SUV Concepts Debut at 2019 Seoul Motor Show

New Kia SUV Concepts Debut at 2019 Seoul Motor Show

At the 2019 Seoul Motor Show earlier this spring, Kia unveiled two new SUV concepts. The new Kia SUV concepts include the Kia Masterpiece and the Signature Concept. These two SUVs debuted alongside the new Imagine by Kia, an all-electric sports sedan. It is important to note that these are concept vehicles. They are not actual vehicles that will arrive at Gossett Kia South anytime soon, but they do hint at the future design direction for Kia and the types…

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Kia’s Autonomous Vehicles Show Some Excitement

Kia’s Autonomous Vehicles Show Some Excitement

Cars that can drive themselves aren’t too far off in the future. In fact, many of us may get to experience this within our lifetimes. While getting to sit back and relax while the car does all the driving sounds great, it is pretty boring if you think about it. Kia’s autonomous vehicles, which it showed off at the Chicago Auto Show, however, are anything but boring. They take autonomous technology and use it in ways you likely never imagined….

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New Kia Niro Spy Shots Show Off Totally New Structure

New Kia Niro Spy Shots Show Off Totally New Structure

Looking forward to the 2016 Kia Niro? Good news–new spy shots have been captured of the upcoming model in testing, showcasing the whole model in different angles on the road, through some clunky camouflage. Kia debuted the concept of the Niro all the way back in 2013, and now, two years later, we can see that the production version will actually be much different. The new vehicle looks much more akin to the Volkswagen Golf, and appears to have a…

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Kia A1A Concept Appears at SEMA

Kia A1A Concept Appears at SEMA

As the temperatures get cooler and cooler and fall starts turning into winter, Kia has something that will make you feel like you’re catching a warm summertime breeze: the Kia A1A Concept. This built-for-summer concept was designed for the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. It is based on an Optima sedan, but looks like nothing you would see on a showroom floor, which is exactly what SEMA is all about. For starters, this Optima has…

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