Total Items: 23
06/02/16 | ID: 11526
06/02/16 | ID: 11526
KIA MOTORS AMERICA PROVIDES ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO THE ADVANCED POWER AND ENERGY PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
Kia Motors America (KMA) and Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. today announced an expanded partnership with the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) to help develop and demonstrate Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) advanced smart charging software algorithms. Kia will provide six Soul EVs with the shared goal of creating software algorithms for use in coordinating the charging of plug-in electric vehicles to support grid resource operation.
Environment|Kia Motors America|2016 Soul EV
11/06/15 | ID: 10899
11/06/15 | ID: 10899
2016 OPTIMA HYBRID OVERVIEW
As a carryover from the 2015 model year, the 2016 Optima Hybrid continues to offer all the qualities that consumers love about the third-generation Optima, including its striking European design, abundance of premium features, and exceptional value, all while enhancing fuel economy with a fuel-sipping hybrid powertrain that helps minimize visits to the pump.
Environment|Kia Motors America|Models|2016 Optima Hybrid
10/07/15 | ID: 10773
10/07/15 | ID: 10773
KIA MOTORS AMERICA EXPANDS SOUL EV AVAILABILITY TO FOUR ADDITIONAL STATES
Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to announce it is expanding availability of its fully charged urban runabout into four new states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland.
Environment|Technology|2016 Soul EV
07/08/15 | ID: 10412
07/08/15 | ID: 10412
KIA MOTORS AMERICA RAMPS UP SOUL EV INFRASTRUCTURE IN WASHINGTON AND OREGON
Kia Motors America (KMA) is continuing its progressive launch of the Soul EV and adding to the electric vehicle ecosystem in the Pacific Northwest with 20 Soul EV-certified dealers and a robust charging network. Of the 20 dealers in the region, 12 will be located in Washington and eight in Oregon. In addition to each being equipped with two Level-2 chargers (40 total in the PNW region), 10 of the dealers will also be up-fitted with DC fast chargers, increasing Kia’s overall network of fast-charging stations. As an added value, select Kia dealers will allow Soul EV owners to charge their electrified urban runabout at no cost.
Environment|Kia Motors America|2016 Soul EV
07/08/15 | ID: 10410
07/08/15 | ID: 10410
HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER, INC. AND MOJO MOBILITY, INC. COLLABORATE ON WIRELESS ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING SYSTEM
Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, Inc., (HATCI) and Mojo Mobility, Inc., a wireless power technology company, have been awarded a funding grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies (VT) program to research and develop a system capable of fast charging an electric vehicle wirelessly. Mojo Mobility is known for developing highly efficient wireless charging systems capable of transferring high power without need for precise alignment between the charger and the vehicle.
Environment|Kia Motors America|Technology|2016 Soul EV
07/08/15 | ID: 10414
07/08/15 | ID: 10414
2016 KIA SOUL EV OVERVIEW
The 2016 Soul EV marks the second year of Kia’s first mass-market zero emissions, battery electric vehicle. For 2016, the Soul EV is offered in three trims – Soul EV-e, Soul EV, Soul EV+ (plus) – up from two in 2015. Offering a long list of standard equipment at a lower price point, the Soul EV-e brings new value for those looking for a fun and funky alternative in the EV segment. The Soul EV+ continues as the range-topping trim, and is further enhanced for 2016 with the addition of the Sun & Fun Package. Additional 2016 enhancements standard across the Soul EV lineup include a charge port nozzle lock, an illuminated Aux/USB port, and two new exterior colors: Shadow Black and Bright Silver.
Environment|Kia Motors America|Models|2016 Soul EV
07/07/15 | ID: 10422
07/07/15 | ID: 10422
PMMC
Kia renews partnership with the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
PMMC|Environment|Philanthropy|Sponsorships
07/07/15 | ID: 10421
07/07/15 | ID: 10421
PMMC
Kia renews partnership with the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
PMMC|Environment|Sponsorships
07/07/15 | ID: 10420
07/07/15 | ID: 10420
PMMC
Kia renews partnership with the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
PMMC|Environment|Partnerships|Philanthropy|Sponsorships
07/07/15 | ID: 10419
07/07/15 | ID: 10419
PMMC
Kia renews partnership with the Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Photo courtesy of: Damian Tsutsumida
PMMC|Environment|Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy|Sponsorships
07/07/15 | ID: 10418
07/07/15 | ID: 10418
KIA MOTORS RENEWS ITS SUPPORT OF PACIFIC MARINE MAMMAL CENTER AND DONATES AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE TO INCREASE FUNDRAISING AT SEPTEMBER GALA
Laguna Beach, Calif., July 7, 2015 – Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) today announced Kia Motors America (KMA) has renewed its sponsorship of the non-profit organization dedicated to animal welfare and ocean education, and also will be donating a new Kia Soul EV. In the third year of the partnership, KMA supports the Center’s efforts and environmental messaging in a multitude of ways, including last year’s donation of a community outreach vehicle, participating in staff beach clean-ups, sponsoring recovering sea lion patients at the hospital, and more. Proceeds from the auction of the Kia Soul EV will support the organization’s mission of marine mammal rehabilitation and education.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center|PMMC|Kia Partnership|Sponsorship|environment|Environment|Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy|Sponsorships
06/23/15 | ID: 10264
06/23/15 | ID: 10264
The Ecology Center
The Ecology Center
Environment|Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy
06/23/15 | ID: 10263
06/23/15 | ID: 10263
The Ecology Center
The Ecology Center
Environment|Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy
06/23/15 | ID: 10261
06/23/15 | ID: 10261
KIA MOTORS AMERICA RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ECOLOGY CENTER AND PROVIDES SOUL EV TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY OUTREACH EFFORTS
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the renewal of its partnership with The Ecology Center, a San Juan Capistrano, California-based non-profit eco-education center dedicated to creating a healthy and abundant future for all of Southern California and beyond. In its third year as a “Visionary” partner, Kia is providing the use of a 2015 Soul EV to The Ecology Center, which complements the two electric vehicle charging stations installed as part of the partnership last year. Kia and The Ecology Center will organize and carry out sustainability-themed learning projects at the KMA campus in Irvine, California, and in the surrounding community, and both organizations will continue work together to plan hands-on conservation and volunteer activities at The Center.
The Ecology Center|Kia CSR|Soul EV|Partnership|Sponsorship|Green|Environment|Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy|Sponsorships
03/25/15 | ID: 10046
03/25/15 | ID: 10046
KIA MOTORS AMERICA EXPANDS SOUL EV AVAILABILITY TO FIVE ADDITIONAL STATES
Following the successful launch of the Soul EV late last year in California, Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to announce it is expanding availability of its fullycharged urban runabout into five new states: Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. Electric vehicle demand has been growing in these states, and consumers there have expressed a lot of interest in Soul EV. And with more than 1,8001 charging stations combined, the robust EV infrastructure within these markets makes battery-powered travel convenient and an increasingly appealing choice for consumers. Within each state, select Kia retailers will be certified to sell and service the Soul EV, and customers will have access to charging stations installed at these facilities. The Soul EV-authorized Kia dealership locations will be announced closer to the Soul EV’s on-sale date in the expansion states later this year. Additional markets are set to come online in 2016.
Environment|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul EV
09/11/14 | ID: 9383
09/11/14 | ID: 9383
2015 KIA SOUL EV PRICING ANNOUNCED
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced pricing for the all-electric version of its hugely popular urban passenger vehicle, the Kia Soul. Offered in two trims, Base and + (Plus), the 2015 Soul EV MSRP will be $33,700 (not including federal tax rebate of $7,500) for the Base and $35,7001 for the Plus (not including federal tax rebate of $7,500). With an expected introductory lease price of $249 per month, the Soul EV boasts best-in-class EPA-estimated range of 93 miles and MPGe4 of 92 miles on the highway and 120 miles in the city (105 miles combined). The Soul EV has also been honored with an industry-first automotive environmental validation by Underwriters Laboratory (UL) for its innovative use of bio-based materials.
Environment|Events|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul EV
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