Kia EV3 delivers elevated electric SUV experience for all with innovative technology and advanced design beyond its class
Kia EV3 delivers elevated electric SUV experience for all with innovative technology and advanced design beyond its class
The EV3 measures 4,300mm long, 1,850mm wide, 1,560mm high and has a wheelbase of 2,680mm. It features a state-of-the-art front-wheel drive electric powertrain based on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), utilizing Kia’s fourth-generation battery technology. The EV3 Standard model is offered exclusively with a 58.3kWh battery, while the EV3 Long Range variant is fitted with an 81.4kWh battery.
Leapmotor International begins operations to expand global electric vehicle sales starting September 2024
Leapmotor International begins operations to expand global electric vehicle sales starting September 2024
Leapmotor International’s EV product offering is considered complementary to Stellantis’ current technology and portfolio of iconic brands and will bring more affordable mobility solutions to global customers. Leveraging Stellantis distribution channels, the launch plan will begin in Europe - France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Greece, Romania - starting in September 2024 supported by dedicated country managers and 200 points of sales by the end of the year, including Stellantis &You locations, ramping up to 500 by 2026 to ensure a high level of service for customers.
ID.7 receives historic top score in ADAC vehicle test
ID.7 receives historic top score in ADAC vehicle test
The test was conducted on a Volkswagen ID.7 Pro with an output of 210 kW (286 PS). It particularly impressed with its high energy efficiency: with a consumption of just 18.1 kWh/100 km in the combined operation part of the ADAC Ecotest, the electric saloon is one of the most economical models in the mid-sized class. It therefore received a score of 0.7 for the sub-category ‘Consumption/CO2’ and, as a result, was also awarded a full five stars in the Ecotest, which has been an integral part of the ADAC vehicle test for more than 20 years.
Kia teases new EV3: compact electric SUV combining EV accessibility and robust design
Kia teases new EV3: compact electric SUV combining EV accessibility and robust design
Set to extend Kia’s EV offering and deliver the elevated customer experience from the brand’s flagship models to the compact SUV segment, the EV3 will accelerate the global EV transition by providing a more accessible solution for customers considering the switch to electric mobility.
Major upgrade for the ID.3: pre-sales launch with Pro S model
Major upgrade for the ID.3: pre-sales launch with Pro S model
Volkswagen is launching the new ID.3 with an extensive upgrade. The next software and infotainment generation and the improved operating concept are now also entering Volkswagen’s electric compact class. The augmented reality head-up display has been enhanced, a brand new Wellness App and optional premium sound system from Harman Kardon have been added. With the improved drivetrain, the ID.3 Pro S’s output increases to up to 170 kW. Pre-sales for the Pro S model (5 seater) with a 77 kWh lithium-ion battery (net) are now open; further variants will be available to order shortly.
All-time best EV sales for Kia America in April
All-time best EV sales for Kia America in April
Continuing its push toward sustainable mobility leadership, the all-new EV9 delivered its best sales performance to date in April and Kia America shattered its all-time monthly EV sales record, increasing 61-percent over the previous record set in April 2022 total. Kia sold 65,754 units in April, with SUVs accounting for 81-percent of the mix.
CATL and Star Charge sign strategic agreement
CATL and Star Charge sign strategic agreement
CATL announced its plan to build the world’s largest superfast charging network with 10,000 superfast charging stations across 100 cities in 2024 and 2025. The plan will cater to the needs of tens of millions of vehicle owners, thus ushering in the era of superfast charging for the new energy market.
CATL and Beijing Hyundai sign strategic agreement on EV batteries
CATL and Beijing Hyundai sign strategic agreement on EV batteries
With the new agreement in place, Beijing Hyundai is expected to unleash a wave of over 10 leading global models equipped with CATL’s latest battery technology including CTP and NP. CATL will leverage its technological advantages to work with Beijing Hyundai to create high-quality automotive products and support Beijing Hyundai’s business growth in China. A shared focus on product development ensures a win-win for both companies.
CATL unveils Shenxing PLUS, enabling 1,000-km range and 4C superfast charging
CATL unveils Shenxing PLUS, enabling 1,000-km range and 4C superfast charging
Through breakthroughs in materials and structure, the Shenxing battery system’s energy density surpasses the 200 Wh/kg threshold for the first time, reaching 205 Wh/kg, making ranges over 1,000 kilometers a reality.
Game, 5 and match, Renault electrifies Roland-Garros
Game, 5 and match, Renault electrifies Roland-Garros
The Roland-Garros special series of Renault 5 E-Tech electric features an elegant and sporty design. Four body colours are available: pearl white, midnight blue, starry black and an exclusive shade of matt slate grey. These colours are a perfect match for the chrome satin-finish roof trim and Ecrou 18-inch diamond-cut wheels in glossy black. The specially designed wheels add a further touch of elegance with a hub cap in a matt shade of slate grey.
Kia underlines credentials as a leading ‘EV brand’ at 2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
Kia underlines credentials as a leading ‘EV brand’ at 2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
The Chinese market will have access to three variations of the EV5: standard, long-range, and long-range AWD. The long-range model, featuring an 88.1-kWh battery and 160-kW motor, aims to achieve a range of 720 km per charge. The long-range AWD model will feature a combined output of 233 kW.
L is for long-distance – Audi Q6L e-tron
L is for long-distance – Audi Q6L e-tron
Thanks to the 800-volt technology and a maximum DC charging capacity of 270 kW as standard, short charging stops are possible with the Audi Q6L e-tron. Up to 260 kilometers of range can be recharged in just ten minutes at an appropriate charging station (High Power Charging, HPC). The State of Charge (SoC) will increase from 10 to 80 percent within 25 minutes.