Kia accelerates electrification plan, confirms electric truck and production EV9

One day after Hyundai and Genesis announced that they’re accelerating their electrifications strategies Kia has followed suit, building on its Plan S strategy. It will follow three pillars: people, planet, and profit, to enhance customer value, nurture talents, cut carbon emissions, and generate better profits while working responsibly. The company also revealed that by 2030, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2023 Kia Niro powertrain details revealed for PHEV and BEV variants

Since its global debut last Nov., information regarding the 2023 Kia Niro has been slowly trickling out. We’ve seen the crossover’s funky new exterior with the cool and functional side aero blade and its full array of multimedia and driver assistance features. Kia has also revealed that the Niro is slightly larger than before but […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Kia EV6 owners to get 1 megawatt-hour of free charging at Electrify America for three years

Owners of the 2022 Kia EV6 will get 1,000 kWh of free charging at Electrify America stations thanks to a new partnership between the Korean automaker and the charging company. This will allow drivers of the EV6 to go 3,500 to 4,000 miles with no charging costs depending on the vehicle and other key conditions. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2023 Kia Sportage PHEV has up to 32 miles of all-electric range

The second electrified member of the Sportage family has arrived and will likely be the most powerful one in the lineup. Building on the standard hybrid, the 2023 Kia Sportage PHEV gives you extra flexibility and promises up to 32 miles of all-electric range. It couples a 1.6-liter turbo-four to a 66.9-kW electric motor, a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Kia EV6 first drive review: Don’t let me let you go

You are all going to need to bear with me for a second. When Kia first announced its newest electric car, the EV6, it raised the ire of the late 1990s alternative rock group Eve 6. In fact, they launched a Twitter campaign to “pay them.” While it’s all in good fun — at least […]

by Chad Kirchner
2022 Kia EV6 priced from $42,115

Pricing for the 2022 Kia EV6 has been announced and the least expensive version, the Light RWD, starts at $42,115. That will get you a 58.0-kWh lithium-ion battery and an electric motor with 167 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque mounted on the rear axle. On a single charge, the EV6 Light RWD can travel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2023 Kia Niro carries over hybrid powertrain, grows in size slightly

The all-important specifications of the 2023 Kia Niro have been revealed, at least for the standard hybrid. In addition to its awesome new look, the hybrid crossover grows in size. It’s 0.8 inches taller and longer and 0.4 inches wider while the wheelbase grows by 0.7 longer, putting squarely on the larger end of the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Kia EV6 travels farther than Hyundai Ioniq 5 according to EPA ratings

The 2022 Kia EV6 finally has an EPA range rating and it’s on the higher end of the spectrum. Long-range single-motor models can travel the farthest at 310 miles per charge while dual-motor variants are good for 274 miles. Even the 168-hp Standard Range single-motor model with a 58-kWh battery is good for 232 miles, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2023 Kia Niro arrives with three powertrain options, futuristic look

The 2023 Kia Niro has made its global debut at the 2021 Seoul Mobility Show looking futuristic and sharp. Most of the cues from the HabaNiro Concept have remained intact, giving the second-generation crossover a cool, high-tech presence. The new Niro arrives with a new take on Kia’s corporate look, featuring a grille that’s placed […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Video roundup: Our coverage of 2021 LA Auto Show reveals

If you can’t make it to the 2021 LA Auto Show happening right now, either because you don’t want to fight the crowds or you live half a world away, we have you covered. In addition to all of our written coverage from the event (which you can find here), we also brought along our […]

by Chad Kirchner