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Kia to Launch Electric Version of Its Soul Crossover
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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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2015 Kia Forte

Jul 31 2014 7:24pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Compact sedans have been becoming a lot more stylish and attractive as of late, and the 2015 Kia Forte is a great example of the trend. With a swoopy profile and sharp styling elements, it doesn't simply look like an abbreviated mid-size sedan; and with decent performance, an excellent feature set, three body styles, and ...
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Bret Michaels Poisons Nissan's commercial trucking ops

Jul 31 2014 11:50am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Work, Nissan, Celebrities Mötley Crüe isn't the only 1980s hair-metal band getting into the world of auto promotion. Poison frontman and reality show star Bret Michaels is following their lead and doing some advertising of his own. Where the Crüe have been all over the airwaves in recent years with a Super Bowl ad for Kia and music licensing with Dodge, Michaels has tak ...
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Here’s Why Kia Is The Biggest Threat to Mercedes-Benz

Jul 30 2014 2:35pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

It's one of life's simple truths: automotive journalists get to have all the fun. You know it. Your friends know it. Your wife knows it. And now, I especially know it, because I recently got the chance to spend a few days driving the all-new Kia Forte. It was an excellent experience, and I strongly recommend that you give it a try, assuming your local Enterprise hasn't run out of them.Read mor ...
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2015 Kia Cadenza revealed with minor updates

Jul 30 2014 1:20pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Kia has announced a series of changes of the 2015 Cadenza. They mostly involve additional standard equipment on the range-toppin ...
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Not All Small Cars Shine in Latest IIHS Crash Tests

Jul 30 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: Cars.com

In its latest round of tests the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that diminutive cars still have issues with its challenging small overlap front crash test. This time out electric cars like the range-extender 2014 Chevrolet Volt and 2014 Nissan Leaf were tested for the first time with mixed results, while the Mini Countryman was the only small car in the group to earn a top grade in the test. Related: Tougher IIHS Crash Test Could Mean Fewer Top Safety Picks The Volt po ...
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Gnarly! Fiat 500L–Vans Concept Debuts at Vans U.S. Open of Surfing

Jul 30 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Sometimes when you take an ungainly car and cover it with tons of crap it can come out kind of nifty-looking. If that weren’t possible, SEMA wouldn’t be a thing. At the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing last weekend in Huntington Beach, California, Fiat debuted a high-riding, surfer-inspired concept version of its none-too-fetching 500L dubbed, not coincidentally, the 500L–Vans. Turns out, when festooned with a two-tone paint job, 18-inch matte-black wheels, smoked lamp surroun ...
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Next-Gen Kia Sorento Previewed in Teaser Sketch, Debuts Next Month

Jul 29 2014 10:07pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

The Kia Sorento is about to undergo a redesign for its next generation, as this teaser sketch shows.Kia has announced that the third-generation Sorento crossover will be unveiled in Korea next month. Though the Kia Sorento just received an extensive refresh for the 2014 model year, the Korean automaker says the next model will be "all-new" and feature "bold, swept-back exterior styling." That styl ...
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2016 Kia Sorento SUV teased

Jul 29 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: KBB

Set for a reveal next month in Korea, the recast 2016 Kia Sorento promises to endow the automaker's popular mid-size sport utility vehicle with an even more sophisticated visual c ...
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Father and son share a love for vintage MG’s

Jul 29 2014 11:45am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

It takes a different kind of person to own a classic MG sports car. From the outside, many won’t see the appeal of owning a car that is slower than a Kia Rio and requires frequent mechanical attention but there’s so much more to these old MGs than pure speed. The pushrod fours have a guttural growl unlike any other engine in the world. After a few hours in an MG you wear the car as the smell of gasoline, oil and unburned hydrocarbons waft into the pores ...
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Kia Sorento

Jul 29 2014 3:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Kia Sorento was launched in 2002 and went on sale in the United States the following year. The first-generation Sorento was a traditional body-on-frame SUV with off-road capabilities and a four-wheel drive system. The first-gen Sorento was replaced in 2009, when Kia introduced a completely redesigned vehicle. Now built on a car-based platform and relegated to crossover status, the second-gen Sorento began roll ...
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