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Preview: 2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Vehicle

Preview: 2017 KIA Niro Hybrid Vehicle

The automotive industry has made major advances when it comes to fuel-efficient vehicles that currently operate around the globe. Hybrid and electric cars aren’t uncommon but no automaker has created a similar crossover until now. The 2017 Kia Niro is set to be the first fully-hybrid model of its kind. The 2017 Kia Niro hybrid is expected to deliver a utility-driven ride with sporty performance while earning high fuel economy. This new hybrid crossover is set to redefine what it…

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A Guide on How Electric Cars Work

A Guide on How Electric Cars Work

Have you ever wondered how electric cars work? Vehicles like the Kia Soul EV—the electric version of Kia’s popular crossover—run entirely on electric battery power rather than using combustion to convert fuel into energy. But how? Electric cars are actually a lot simpler than gas-powered cars, which have more moving parts. Electric cars don’t have a transmission or engine, just a battery and an electric motor. You charge an electric car just like you charge other electronic devices: by plugging…

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What Is Hypermiling?

What Is Hypermiling?

Every vehicle that hits the market comes with EPA-estimated fuel economy numbers. Most people will expect to meet—or at least come close to—these estimates. And yet for others, they accept these numbers only as a challenge to be bested. These people are hypermilers. What is hypermiling? According to CleanMpg.com, it is “a variety of techniques to improve a vehicle’s fuel economy.” These techniques include: No Idle EPA tests include idling. Therefore, if you can avoid idling, this will help you…

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