KIA TEAMS WITH AMAZON TO PROVIDE ONE-STOP HOME-CHARGING SOLUTIONS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES
03/14/19 | ID: 15034

Offering Makes Home-Charging Incredibly Easy

  • Kia EV and PHEV customers can now order a home charger and installation through Amazon at www.amazon.com/ChargeMyKia
  • Services backed by Amazon’s Happiness Guarantee

 

IRVINE, Calif., March 14, 2017 — Today Kia Motors America (KMA) began a new program with Amazon to provide plug-in vehicle customers with easy, one-stop shopping for a home charger and installation services using the same easy digital Amazon shopping experience they have come to love.

Before they even bring home their new Soul EV, Niro EV1, Niro PHEV or Optima PHEV, customers can visit www.amazon.com/ChargeMyKia to learn everything anyone needs to know about choosing a charger, having it installed, and charging at home. At the website, they will find recommended Level 2 or 240-volt charging units selected by Kia, information about EV home charging installation and helpful reviews from other Amazon customers. And they can see upfront pricing for electrical services and schedule a licensed electrician to install an EV charger and a 240-volt outlet if needed. Amazon’s Happiness Guarantee backs all home charging installation services, so customers know it will be done to their satisfaction and they can rest assured that their vehicle is supported by Kia’s excellent warranty2.

“Home-charging can’t get any easier than this,” says Orth Hedrick, executive director of Car Planning and Telematics, KMA. “Being able to order a Level 2 charger and installation through Amazon further demystifies and simplifies the experience for new Kia EV and PHEV owners. It’s just another example of how we’re constantly striving to provide the very best vehicles and customer experience.”

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand.  Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly assembled in West Point, Georgia.*

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*The Telluride, Sorento and Optima (excluding Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.



1 In select retailers in select markets with limited availability.  2020 Niro EV expected spring 2019.

2 The Kia 10-year/100,000-mile warranty program includes various warranties and roadside assistance. Warranties include powertrain and the New Vehicle Limited Warranty (Basic). All warranties and roadside assistance are limited. See retailer for details or go to kia.com.

 

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