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Here’s what we know about Kia’s first dedicated EV

Kia is doubling down on electrification. As part of a wider strategy from the whole Hyundai Motor Group, Kia will transition to focus more on electrified powertrains and introduce 11 EVs by 2025. Dubbed Plan S, Kia’s initiative starts this year with the arrival of its first dedicated EV model. Code-named CV, this vehicle is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/7/2021
Kia shows off new logo and slogan as a future mobility provider

Kia has unveiled its new logo ahead of the automaker presenting its brand strategy on January 15. For Kia, the new logo and slogan is the beginning of a new direction as it revamps its positioning and focuses on being a mobility solutions provider. The new Kia logo looks way more stylized. Letters are connected […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/6/2021
Kia and Genesis EVs officially arriving later this year

Hyundai Motor Group has been on a roll with its three brands and that’s going to continue as electrification becomes the norm. Group chairman Eisun Chung’s New Year’s message has revealed that 2021 will mark the start of its electrified vehicle offensive. In addition to the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia and Genesis will also debut […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2021
Looking Ahead: EV Pulse America looks forward to driving these vehicles in 2021

We all can probably agree that the year 2020 wasn’t much fun. Aside from the pandemic, Australia was on fire, California was on fire, the economy ground to halt. No good. So we decided to reach out to our staff and see what they are most looking forward to driving in the new year. Since […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/28/2020
What we know about the 2023 Kia Sportage, Kia’s longest-running compact SUV

Kia’s longest-running nameplate, the Sportage, is increasingly becoming more important for the Korean automaker. In addition to being a strong seller, the Sportage is in the most competitive segment in the auto industry. That means Kia needs to do battle against popular offerings like the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V. So, what can we expect […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/23/2020
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid review: Strong features meet reasonable fuel economy

The Sorento is Kia‘s smaller 3-row crossover offering. Sitting below the Telluride in the lineup, it appeals to customers who need space, but don’t necessarily need all the whiz-bang features or extra capability of the larger sibling. It’s updated for 2021, and the hybrid version comes with a solid EPA rating, loads of excellent standard […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/14/2020
2021 Kia Soul EV review: Forbidden fruit across our northern border

Is it time for the Kia Soul EV to evolve beyond a compliance vehicle in the U.S.? Fortunately, a recent CARB filing suggests that the next-generation Soul EV may finally be arriving. However, buyers just across the border already get this stylish and practical compact electric car. We snagged the keys to one of these […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
12/8/2020
Kia Soul EV might finally be coming to the United States

The Kia Soul is easily one of the quirkiest vehicles on sale today yet it’s not so weird that it polarizes consumers. In its current iteration, the Soul is enjoyable to drive, practical, and easy to live with, especially in Turbo guise. However, there’s one family member that’s been missing since it launched in the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/8/2020
Kia intends to turn up the fun factor with future EVs, hybrids

Kia wants to be known as a sporty brand. With cars like the drift-happy Stinger, it has every right to be. Now, that car’s influence has trickled down to the rest of the lineup. The standard vehicles now possess solid driving manners and the arrival of cars like the Forte GT and the upcoming K5 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/7/2020
Hyundai’s new E-GMP platform to lead way for future electric vehicle innovation

Hyundai isn’t a stranger to electrification, but up until this point the company hasn’t had a dedicated EV platform. With the introduction of E-GMP, that has changed. E-GMP, or the Electric-Global Modular Platform, is a dedicated platform that’ll form the basis of a whole lineup of BEV vehicles from the entire Hyundai group. Upcoming vehicles […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/2/2020