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Kia to Launch Electric Version of Its Soul Crossover

Oct 3 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Soul EV will be the first electric vehicle from Kia

Kia has announced that it will be producing an all electric version of the Soul compact crossover vehicle. The electric version of the car will be the first EV from Kia. He hasn't offered much in...

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Kia to Launch Electric Version of Its Soul Crossover

Oct 3 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Soul EV will be the first electric vehicle from Kia

Kia has announced that it will be producing an all electric version of the Soul compact crossover vehicle. The electric version of the car will be the first EV from Kia. He hasn't offered much in the way of details about the vehicle and didn't even offer a picture of it.

What Kia did say was that the Soul EV with debut "at an upcoming major US auto show." My money's on the Los Angeles Auto Show coming up soon. With California being one largest markets in the US for electric vehicles, an official unveiling there would make sense for Kia.

So far, there's no indication of how far the car will drive electric power or what sort of battery packs of use. Odds are will be a basic EV looking to compete on price.

 
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Weekly Roundup: Most popular stories and new car reviews

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Most popular stories: 1. Being a lot attendant is harder than it looks: Lorraine Sommerfeld learned that it’s not all fun and games working at a car dealership 2. Father-son team restore waterlogged classic Pontiac GTO: More than 20 years after waterlogged muscle car was pulled from a pasture, classic ’66 ride runs like new 3. SUV Review: 2015 Porsche Cayenne: The new Cayenne gets tweaks and upgrades, and it’s adjusting well to its new role in P ...
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What you missed on 9.18.14

Sep 18 2014 6:37pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, Europe, Government/Legal, Hatchback, Kia, Nissan, Electric Quick Spin: 2014 Kia Cee'd GT We're undergoing somewhat of a Hot Hatch Revival here in America these days, but the sad truth is that for every Volkswagen GTI and Ford Focus ST we can buy, the average European shopper has three to choose from. So, if we can't beat 'em, we'll borrow 'em. We travel to the UK, to wring out a perfectly warm Kia hatchback t ...
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Hyundai spooks investors by paying $10B for new Gangnam HQ location

Sep 18 2014 4:57pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Etc., Hyundai, Earnings/Financials, South Korea Doing things Gangnam style apparently costs a serious chunk of change, because Hyundai is reportedly paying roughly $10 billion for 19.6 acres (79,342 square meters) of land in the trendy district of Seoul, South Korea, to serve as the location for its new headquarters. That eye-popping number represents the highest amount ever paid for a plot of land in South Kore ...
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2014 Kia Cee'd GT

Sep 18 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, Europe, Hatchback, Kia, UK Kia may be an automaker with a lot going for it these days, but it's not yet one that takes pains to appeal to performance enthusiasts. Aside from its Pirelli World Challenge team, it doesn't support any major racing programs to speak of. And despite having showcased such concepts as the GT4 Stinger and the Provo, it doesn't really offer much in the way of performan ...
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2015 Kia Sedona First Drive: Rear Doors Still Slide and Soccer Squads Abide

Sep 18 2014 9:17am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Kia doesn’t want you to think of its new Sedona as a minivan. Sure, it was a minivan in its previous generation. But now, according to Kia, it’s a “multipurpose vehicle.” It’s interesting, this avoidance of the dreaded minivan label. Yes, the redesigned Sedona is a wee bit more bullish in the nose and slightly more brawny overall, exuding a utility persona—a “CUV-like design,” according to Kia. But those sliding rear doors say “minivan” as clearly ...
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Kia Sedona mixes crossover style, minivan utility

Sep 18 2014 3:01am CDT | Source: CNET Car Tech

The latest Kia minivan improves on the brand's UVO tech suite with new parent-friendly features ...
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What you missed on 9.17.14

Sep 17 2014 6:45pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Minivan/Van, Technology, Kia, TV/Movies First Drive: 2015 Kia Sedona If today's minivan sales are any indication, young parents with newly expanding families just aren't willing to submit to the practical charms of the box-like minivan, if it means looking like their parents in the process. Yet, here is Kia launching an all-new Sedona into an increasingly slim market segment. Does the bling-tastic new sled have what it takes to t ...
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2015 Kia Soul EV First Drive: Kia’s Electrified Sensitive Side

Sep 17 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Kia calls the Soul a UPV—Urban Passenger Vehicle—a classification that’s particularly apt for the new EV version, the brand’s first zero-emissions offering. With a fully charged battery pack, the car earns an EPA operating range of 93 miles, but that still means sightings of electric Souls beyond city limits will be extremely rare. READ MORE ›› ...
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Kia Soul getting turbo power, possible AWD

Sep 17 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Hatchback, Kia, Rumormill It's been a long time coming, but it appears we might finally see a turbocharged Kia Soul next year. Kia officials reportedly confirmed the hotter Soul to Motor Trend recently, and also stated that the company is (still) investigating the use of all-wheel drive for the next generation of its boxy hatchback. The turbo Soul will arrive with the same 1.6-liter four-cylinder found in the Forte, rated at 201 horsepowe ...
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2015 Kia Sedona

Sep 17 2014 11:01am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Kia, First Drives, New Car Reviews Minivan sales have stagnated in recent years, and Kia tells me that no fewer than 15 models have been completely eliminated from the market since crossovers rose to prominence. So why in the world is the company not only sticking by the Sedona, but also actively investing in it, giving it a complete overhaul for the 2015 model year? The Korean automaker isn ...
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