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Kia Soul EV Comes To Canada This Fall As The "Affordable" Range Champ

Fully Charged Reviews Kia Soul EV – Video

The Fully Charged series is back after a longer break with a Kia Soul EV review. After a short spin and then 350 miles of test driving, Robert Llewellyn seems very pleased with the Soul EV’s smooth and very quiet ride. Realistic winter range at speeds of 70 mph is…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 15

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2015 Kia Soul EV Earns “Best New City Car” Award In Canada

Kia Soul EV was named “Best New City Car” at the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Canadian Car of the Year Awards. “The Soul EV faced tough competition throughout AJAC’s week-long comprehensive testing period, known as TestFest, which occurred in October in Niagara Falls, Ontario.” The South Korean electric…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 20

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Kia Soul EV Gets 4-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

The Kia Soul EV was recently tested by Euro NCAP. Soul EV received an overall crash/safety rating of 4 stars (out of a total of 5 stars). The 4-star rating puts it equal with the BMW i3, but below several other 5-star-rated electric cars. Link to electric/hybrids tested by Euro…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 4

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

November 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

All bets were off heading into November, as October snapped the 46 consecutive monthly year-over-year improvements in the US plug-in electric vehicle market – mostly thanks to Toyota’s failure to stock the 2015 Prius PHV at American dealerships before the 2014 edition sold out. Last month an estimated 9,662 plug-ins were…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 26

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Autocar Test Drive Review Of Kia Soul EV

Autocar recently had the chance to test drive the Kia Soul EV.  Since we know all of the car’s specification and features, we are mostly interested in Autocar’s driving impressions. As it turns out, the Kia Soul EV was well received. It’s called smooth, refined and responsive with torquey performance…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

Kia Optima Hybrid at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Prius-Fighting Kia Plug-In Hybrid Coming Before 2017

Autocar is reporting that Kia plans to introduce a Toyota Prius killer rival for 2017, with codename “DE“. This dedicated hybrid model should be interesting for because it’s expected to spawn a plug-in version. On the drivetrain side “new-generation hybrid transmission with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and electric motor” should…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 9

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The Fast Lane Car Reviews 2015 Kia Soul EV – Video

Last month, Kia rolled out the Soul EV in several countries worldwide.  And as such, reviews are starting to come in about the 93 mile car from Korea. Of note: Our own digging around EPA testing documents showed that the Kia gets an astounding 103.4 miles worth of all electric…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 20