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Hyundai Kona Electric Vs Kia Niro EV, The Autobahn Efficiency Edition

02.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Korean cousins face off in Germany (with subtitles) The Hyundai Kona Electric and Kia Niro EV (Kia e-Niro in some markets) are two of the most exciting electric vehicles about to hit dealerships in the United States. Potential customers across the country are weighing the two, wondering which might best suit their needs. One metric ...

January 2019 U.S. Plug-In EV Sales Report Card

02.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

And so it begins … another year of EV sales reporting, hopefully teeming with amazing news. January will mark the 40th month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month InsideEVs tracks all plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. The last five consecutive months are now the top five best-selling months of all time. We have no ...

Hyundai Kona Electric Range Test In Winter (-17°C): Video

01.31.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Even in winter you can still count on 300+ km (200+ miles) Bjørn Nyland recently had the opportunity to test the Hyundai Kona Electric (64 kWh version), purchased about 7 months ago, which already has driven 14,000 km (8,700 miles). The winter range test was very tough, as the temperatures were as low as -17°C. ...

2019 Kia Niro EV First Drive: The New Affordable Long-Range Leader

01.31.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Kia overtakes Chevy and Hyundai for EV range, space, and comfort at an affordable price. After a full day of driving the 2019 Kia Niro EV through California’s Monterey Bay region, the all-electric crossover’s real-world range appears to be about 250 miles. The Niro EV’s official E.P.A. range is 239 miles, but 260 miles was ...

The Chilly Charging Profile Of A Hyundai Kona Electric

01.30.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

From 12 To 80 percent at 4 degrees C (39.2 F). The Hyundai Kona Electric is on the verge of hitting showrooms in the U.S., so it’s probably a good time to take a look at how it fast charges. Of course, the exact charging profile will differ somewhat, depending on things like the output ...

Exclusive: Kia Reveals Details On Niro EV Launch & EV Aspirations

01.30.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

First deliveries of the 239-mile crossover EV are due in late February. The Niro EV will be sold in a dozen states. On the eve of our first drive of the Kia Niro EV, we sat down with the brand’s two product planners who work on electrification. We spoke in Santa Cruz, Calif. with Steve ...

Hyundai Kona Electric Gets Priced In U.S: SEL, Limited, Ultimate

01.28.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Available in SEL, Limited and Ultimate. Hyundai has officially announced the pricing breakdowns for the three versions of Kona Electric to be sold in the U.S. Let’s cut right to the chase here. The cheapest version of the Kona Electric is the SEL: 150 kW (201 HP) Electric Motor Single-speed Reduction Gear $36,450 The mid-level ...

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Sales In U.S. Just 2,300 In 2018

01.27.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The FCVs were left behind by plug-ins We were promised by some Asian manufacturers that hydrogen fuel cell cars are the future, but as we check the numbers for 2018, it seems that sales are not only meaningless, but also haven’t changed much over the year. The total volume seems to be above 2,300, similar to ...

The Longest Range Electric Cars For 2019

01.26.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

No fewer than 8 models available with over 200 miles or range. Aside from perhaps its sticker price, an electric vehicle’s most critical specification is the distance it can travel on a charge. Buying an EV that delivers a sufficient operating range to meet one’s needs can mean the difference between happily driving a zero-emissions ...

Hyundai Kona PHEV Spied For First Time

01.25.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Hyundai/Kia’s strategy is to offer a variety of powertrains Hyundai is working on a plug-in hybrid version of the Kona model, which is already available as ICE and pure battery electric. We don’t know much about the Kona PHEV, but it’s likely that the powertrain will be shared either with either the Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In or Kia ...