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by Changes
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Kia Stinger Review out of UK
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: Kia Stinger Review out of UK

Stinger has gotten a lot of press. I believe in Kia as a solid auto manufacturer. We are not taking the shenanigans of a Tesla company. The stinger should deliver
by Changes
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Kia Niro Reviews
Topic: What I like
Replies: 0
Views: 35

What I like

Here's what I love about the subcompact Niro crossover hybrid - it combines total functional utility with hybrid efficiency. They have made 303 horsepower engine work in conjunction with the 43 horsepower Tractive motor together the hybrid powertrain producing 139 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of to...
by Changes
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Kia Niro Reviews
Topic: Kia Niro Base Model L $24,995 Canadian Price Tag. Is it worth it?
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Kia Niro Base Model L $24,995 Canadian Price Tag. Is it worth it?

Because it is a hybrid are there any incentives or tax credits offered on it. Can you imagine if it was 20,000.00 once some tax breaks were put on. That would be one affordable crossover.
by Changes
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Mining and the electric battery
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Mining and the electric battery

Millions of people enjoy the benefits of new technologies but rarely ask how they are made. This is a serious area for discussion. Manufacturers and governments must take the responsibility for how mining the raw materials for their products is effecting the earth and the humans attached to the mini...
by Changes
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: California Doesn’t Have Enough Charging Stations to Hit Its Electric Car Goals
Replies: 1
Views: 78

California Doesn’t Have Enough Charging Stations to Hit Its Electric Car Goals

California Doesn’t Have Enough Charging Stations to Hit Its Electric Car Goals Bloomberg Mark Chediak · Nov 2, 2017 In 2012, Governor Jerry Brown set a goal of putting 1.5 million electric vehicles on California roads by 2025. As of September, the state had 334,393 EVs. To get to 1.5 million, it ne...
by Changes
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: News and Main Kia Niro EV and PHEV Forum
Topic: 5 reasons the Kia Niro is a smarter crossover
Replies: 1
Views: 130

5 reasons the Kia Niro is a smarter crossover

A crossover that packs technology, practicality and fuel frugality in one stylish package? Sign us up, please. mail BY SCOTT MARSH scott@mediacorp.com.sgPUBLISHED: 6:03 PM, OCTOBER 10, 2017UPDATED: 11:25 AM, NOVEMBER 1, 2017 Few cars are all things to all people, but then again, most cars aren’t th...
by Changes
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: News and Main Kia Niro EV and PHEV Forum
Topic: Scooped: new 2018 Kia Niro EV charges in
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Scooped: new 2018 Kia Niro EV charges in

The Kia Niro range is about to spawn a pure electric model - and our spies have caught it testing in public ahead of a 2018 launch. Sister brands Hyundai and Kia are following a multi-powerplant strategy with many of their models (witness the Ioniq range) and it's no surprise that the Niro is gaini...
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Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Who should pay and who should profit from charging?
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Who should pay and who should profit from charging?

Electric vehicles are unlikely to win broad market acceptance unless they can be charged quickly and easily anywhere in America. Chargers are critical in getting rid of “range anxiety,” the fear of running out of charge with no station in sight. There is a debate among states as to whether utilitie...

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