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EV sales exceed 10,000 units on extended infrastructure, subsidies

EV sales exceed 10,000 units on extended infrastructure, subsidies

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The sale of electric vehicles in South Korea has exceeded 10,000 units this year, reflecting a growing appetite for emissions-free cars and the country’s improving charging infrastructure, industry data showed Monday. In the January-October period, the number of electric cars sold here was 10,075 units, much higher than the [...]

Kia Motor’s Soul EV Named Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle

Kia Motor’s Soul EV Named Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker, said Friday that its first all-electric Soul EV has been named the best eco-friendly vehicle by MotorWeek, a popular U.S. auto-analyzing TV program. MotorWeek, which airs on PBS stations nationwide in the U.S, analyzes trends, new products and new technology to produce [...]

Kia Motors America Ramps Up DC Fast Charging Network in Preparation for Arrival of 2015 Soul EV

Kia Motors America Ramps Up DC Fast Charging Network in Preparation for Arrival of 2015 Soul EV

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Kia Motors America (KMA) is kicking off the implementation of a robust charging network in advance of the Soul EV going on sale in California during the third quarter of this year.  With Kia’s addition of 17 new DC fast chargers to California’s already-existing network of 198, charger availability will [...]