Kia Motors hybrids, plug-in hybrid cars, FCEV to spearhead zero-emission of mobility
As it presents its future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Kia Motors affirmed that it will continue to expand its range of environmentally-friendly cars, and plans to offer a total of 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including a fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020.
“By 2025, we will offer a total of 16 advanced powertrain vehicles, with five new hybrids and plug-in hybrids, five new battery EVs, and an all-new mass market FCEV. Due to launch in 2020, this FCEV will spearhead Kia’s efforts to realize a zero-emission future for mobility,” said Kia Vice Chairman Woong-Chul Yang.
As part of its transition to electrified vehicles, Kia Motors exhibited the Niro EV Concept at CES 2018. The concept car has a combined stylish design of a modern compact SUV with a high efficiency of an advanced battery-electric powertrain.
Apart from the Niro EV Concept, Kia is also exhibiting its latest HMI technologies, autonomous drive features, and the world’s first in-car 5G connections. These exhibits are some of the hints at innovations that the Korean automaker could adapt in its future vehicles.