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The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has a 259-mile range thanks to some cell chemistry tinkering

The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has 259 miles of range, a 9% increase from previous year models of the electric hatchback, according to the EPA. To get there, the company focused on cell chemistry, not the battery pack. The GM brand did not add more battery cells or change the battery pack or the way ...

Nissan and EVgo to add 200 fast chargers as more electric vehicles hit US roads

Nissan and EVgo said Tuesday they will install another 200 DC fast chargers in the United States to support the growing number of consumers who are buying electric vehicles, including the new Nissan Leaf e+ that came to market earlier this year. The 100 kilowatt DC fast-charging stations will have both CHAdeMO and CCS connectors, ...

Ola Electric becomes India’s newest unicorn with new $250 million investment from SoftBank

India’s Ola is further widening its lead over Uber in the nation — and getting the help it needs from their mutual investor. Ola Electric has raised $250 million from SoftBank as India’s largest ride hailing firm pushes to scale its electric vehicles business in the country. The Series B financing round, details of which ...

India orders Uber and rival Ola to electrify 40% of fleets by 2026

India is doubling down on its push to replace gasoline and diesel vehicles on its streets with environmentally friendly electric cars. The government plans to order ride-hailing firms such as Uber and Ola, that operate hundreds of thousands of cars in the nation, to convert 40% of their fleets to electric by April 2026, Reuters ...

Kia Unveils HabaNiro Electric Concept At New York Auto Show

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Kia: It’s “The Everything Car” or ECEV Kia unveiled at the 2019 New York Auto Show a new concept car, the Kia HabaNiro, which turns out to be a dual-motor all-wheel-drive 4-seater with a range of over 300 miles (483 km). While the specs sound interesting, it’s hard to define what the HabaNiro really is and ...

Kia’s ‘spicy’ electric concept car makes an over-the-top debut at NY Auto Show

04.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Kia's new electric car is called the Niro EV. Now its electric concept car is the HabaNiro. Get it? If the name is already too much, you won't be able to handle the ridiculous details about the crossover compact SUV shown at the New York Internationa... ...

Kia Presents K3 Plug-in Hybrid In Shanghai

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Kia starts plug-in offensive in China Kia unveiled at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show a new version of the mid-sized sedan K3, which has been designed and engineered specifically for the Chinese market. The new K3 (ICE) will be accompanied by the Kia K3 Plug-in Hybrid, available on sale in China from Q2 2019. Both versions ...

Kia: One In Eight Kia Cars Sold In Europe Have Electrified Powertrain

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Kia expands in Europe with its best first quarter ever Kia managed to continue growth in Europe achieving a 0.6% sales increase during the first quarter to 132,174 and slightly higher market share of 3.2%. The South Korean brand consistently expands its electrification efforts, already selling 1/8 of its cars in Europe with hybrid, plug-in ...

Presenting The New Kia Soul EV: Slideshow Plus Gallery

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The long-range Kia Soul EV is here Kia recently released tons of new photos (see gallery on the bottom) of the new-generation Soul EV (aka e-Soul), which in Europe will be the only Soul that you can get as the combustion enginer version was retired. Just like in the case of the Kia Niro EV and ...

Smart Plug-In Buys: The Best EV And PHEV Deals For April

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

CarsDirect ranks some of the best deals on electric vehicles this month. Electric vehicle owners know that their EVs and PHEVs are money savers. While most plug-ins have a higher MSRP than an equivalent ICE vehicle, an electric car can actually save owners thousands over the lifetime of the vehicle. One factor is of course ...