Kia Motors

16th September 2020

Kia Sketches Out its BEV Future

Kia has taken to the drawing board to sketch out the future strategy it wants to employ in a BEV future. The automaker has published drawings of what it...


7th April 2020

Kia Warns Against Demonizing Hybrid Powertrains

UK government plans to bring forward a total ban on new cars with ICE powertrains risks derailing automakers’ electrification strategies. That’s the opinion of Paul Philpott, president and CEO...

18th February 2020

‘Green Guilt’ Latest Weapon to Promote BEVs

Kia research suggest car owners could be shamed into switching to BEVs by ‘green guilt’ trips from their families and friends. The automaker’s survey of UK automotive consumers found...


24th September 2019

Hyundai JV Promises Robo-Taxi By 2022

Hyundai’s latest joint venture could accelerate plans in autonomous vehicle technology as it hopes to launch a robo-taxi vehicle within three years. The carmaker has signed an agreement with...


31st May 2019

Kia Recalls UK Hybrids in Overheating Scare

Kia has recalled models of its Niro hybrid compact crossover sold in the UK market amid concerns of overheating issues. While it says no fires have yet been reported,...


21st December 2018

Kia Claims AI-Based In-Cabin Tech Will Match Driver’s Emotions

Korean manufacturer Kia will debut its AI enhanced in-car entertainment concept at CES 2019 next month. Its ‘emotive-driving’ concept, dubbed the Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving (R.E.A.D) System, claims to...


Hyundai, Kia Correct WLTP EV Range Figures
5th December 2018

Hyundai, Kia Correct WLTP EV Range Figures

Hyundai and Kia have issued corrected figures for the process of homologating two electric vehicles to the World Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP). Hyundai says the “independent organization” it...


6th January 2016

Disrupters are digging in for the long haul in automotive

The auto industry has undergone such radical changes in the last ten years. Can't we settle down? Nope. At the 2016 Consumer Telematics Show, held in Las Vegas, experts...