Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. Revealed online today during an ‘E-GMP Digital Discovery’ event, the platform will serve as the core technology for Hyundai Motor Group’s next-generation BEV line-up.
These are two completely different vehicles punching in different weight classes, but they have the same basic engine and several other similarities. While this isn’t a head-to-head comparison, it is a look at some solid offerings that will fit the bill for different buyers and different applications.
Kia and Hyundai have come a very long way over the past 30 years. From their plebeian entrance into the US market both companies have made vast strides in their product offerings. Their latest full-size SUVs, the Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade are winning awards left and right while still offering an industry best warranty. We recently spent time with both to see what the fuss is all about. Click the link for our full comparison.
REFRESHED NIRO HYBRID DEBUTS AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW 2020 Niro Receives Exterior and Interior Enhancements New headlights, grille and wheels highlight exterior changes Added tech upgrades and more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2019 — Today Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the enhanced Niro Hybrid. The popular and award-winning compact crossover receives several exterior enhancements for its mid-cycle refresh, including new projector-type headlights [...]
Kia unleashes Untamed Seltos X-Line Concepts at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show Aggressive Concepts Are Sneak Peeks Into Future of the All-New 2021 Seltos SUV Trail Attack Concept takes Seltos capability out of the suburbs and into parts unknown Urban Concept eagerly chews up the most intimidating potholes, taking on anything the mean streets can dish out LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2019 – Moments after unveiling the all-new 2021 Seltos [...]
ALL-NEW 2021 KIA SELTOS BLENDS RUGGEDNESS AND REFINEMENT IN ENTRY SUV SEGMENT Adventure-Ready Crossover Joins Kia’s Bold Utility Lineup Combines modern styling and sophistication with well-engineered capability Right-sized; slots between iconic Soul and sleek Sportage Powered by efficient 2.0-liter or spirited 1.6-liter Turbo four-cylinder engines Available all-wheel drive with torque vectoring Well-appointed interior laden with smart technology to enhance the on-road experience harkens to Telluride levels of refinement LOS [...]
The Kia Soul was made famous by Kia's hamster ad scheme. But the little Kia that could found a cult following. Backed by Kia's class-leading warranty, the Kia Soul has become a familiar site on the road. The latest iteration of the hamster-mobile has made some physical changes to the appearance and offerings both inside and out. Click to read the full article to see if these changes add up to a better end product.
Ford Mustang Expands Family: All-Electric Mustang Mach-E Delivers Power, Style and Freedom for New Generation For the first time in 55 years, Ford is expanding the Mustang lineup with the all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV joining the sports coupe, convertible and special editions, featuring an all-new infotainment system and connected vehicle technology Mustang Mach-E embodies the Mustang spirit – from its sleek silhouette and muscular curves to exhilarating drive experiences [...]
5 March 2019 – Kia Motors has revealed its new allelectric concept car, ‘Imagine by Kia’, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. “Automotive design is about capturing the heart and making it beat that bit faster for that bit longer. We believe that there’s absolutely no reason why that should change simply because the car is electric,” says Gregory Guillaume, Vice President of Design for Kia Motors Europe. [...]
Kia’s Overall Score Increases Eight Points Since Last Year Rio and Stinger fastback sedan dazzled in their respective segments Kia continues to cement its place among the top 10 nonpremium brands IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2018 – Following the launch of the 2018 Rio and highly anticipated 2018 Stinger, Kia Motors America (KMA) has earned two more J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards for its stylish [...]