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2021 Kia Niro review: Honest and practical

Are you looking to buy your first hybrid but want one that’s practical, easy to park, and styled conventionally? Consider the 2021 Kia Niro a subcompact crossover that promises exceptional fuel economy and space in a package that won’t polarize opinions. After its 2019 refresh, the Niro gained many new tech features and subtle exterior […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/22/2021
2022 Kia Niro EV to be sold nationwide in the United States

Among battery-electric vehicles outside of Tesla, the Kia Niro EV is one of the most compelling, offering a blend of practicality, range, and user-friendly tech. Unfortunately, not everyone in the nation can buy one because it’s only sold in 12 states. Some competitors like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt, and Tesla’s full range are more […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021
17 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles — PHEVs — for first time owners

Plug-in hybrid vehicles are a great way to get a taste of electrified motoring without the range anxiety. The ability to travel set distances strictly in EV mode lets you choose when to drive emissions-free while the gas engine retains a car’s long-distance driving capability. The thought of a new car that runs on gas […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/12/2021
23 conventional hybrids perfect for first time hybrid owners

For first-time owners, switching to a hybrid vehicle may be a new experience. The way the powertrain operates changes how the car behaves and adds new tools to your driving arsenal. That may lead some consumers to pick a car specifically on how easy it is to get accustomed to the driving experience. Luckily, there’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/12/2021
Kia sets march reveal for dedicated EV, revises Plan S strategy

Kia’s first dedicated electric vehicle will finally be shown next month. Code-named CV, the EV crossover will be the second vehicle on the Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP platform, following the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5. This will launch Kia’s electrification offensive, which is part of its Plan S strategy to speed up EV adoption and gain […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021
22 new or updated hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles coming to market in 2021

Electrification doesn’t mean only more battery-electric vehicles entering the market. They also include hybrids in both plug-in and self-charging flavors. Automakers are rolling hybrids out in droves as part of the industry’s move away from internal combustion engines. Both mainstream and luxury brands all offer hybrids and plug-in hybrids in different flavors, meaning there’s something […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/8/2021
That whole Apple Car thing with Hyundai is no more: Report

Well, that didn’t last long. Just a couple of days ago, we reported that Apple and Hyundai were in talks to work together and produce an electric car. Now, a new report from Bloomberg reveals that both companies have hit the pause button on the project. According to people familiar with the matter, Apple was […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/8/2021
18 new or updated EVs coming to market in 2021

The year 2021 will be a major one for battery-electric vehicles. Automakers will start releasing their opening salvo of dedicated EVs, signaling the continued move toward electrification across both mainstream and luxury segments. Most of these vehicles are rated for over 200 miles of range or are expected to go longer than that on a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/2/2021
2023 Kia Niro: How will the little electrified crossover evolve?

The Kia Niro came to fruition as a practical, less polarizing answer to the Toyota Prius. Like its chief competitor, the Niro is incredibly efficient with some versions getting over 50 mpg. There are even plug-in and all-electric variants, the latter of which can travel 239 miles per charge. All three flavors were also relatively […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/20/2021
Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP architecture explained

By now, everyone has seen the architecture that will underpin every Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis battery electric vehicle that’s coming as part of Hyundai Motor Group’s wider EV offensive. Over 20 vehicles will ride on this architecture with the first three arriving this year when the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia’s CV, and Genesis’ JW1 debut. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/19/2021