Kia Motors Electric Vehicles
Kia Motors has been offering the Ray EV in limited quantities to government fleets in Korea for a few years. Now, Kia has announced they will produce an all-electric Kia Soul for delivery to international markets in the second half of 2014. Using the knowledge they gained from their Ray EV, Kia is touting the Soul EV as having class leading range due to a high density battery pack.
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The Kia Niro is a compact utility vehicle that comes in 3 flavors – hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and a full electric vehicle. Similar to the IONIQ, and sharing drivetrain components, the vehicle is the first EV from the automaker that will be sold worldwide. The Niro EV will have a 64 kWh battery pack good for 239 miles of electric driving.
Kia announced it will sell a second generation Kia Soul EV as a 2020 model, and it will share the drivetrain with the Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona EV, meaning a 64 kWh battery pack and mid 200s range. Pricing and launch details expected in early 2019.