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Hyundai plans to catch up with other automakers, offer EVs

It had previously been focused on fuel cells.

Small electric SUV is planned for next year.

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Kia Soul EV to finally arrive in 2014

With the 2014 Soul still in the testing phase, it sounds like Kia is planning to add an all-electric variant to its quirky hatchback's lineup. There aren't any solid details about the Kia Soul EV, but Autocar is reporting that the Korean automaker has confirmed this information and test mules have already

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Kia readying electric minicar for late 2011 launch

Word from the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show was that dividing lines would form in the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, with Kia to focus solely on electric vehicles and Hyundai to develop plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.

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Kia vows to focus on quality over quantity

Automotive News is reporting that Kia has announced plans to focus its efforts on building quality products instead of expanding its current line to fill every niche or broadening its manufacturing capabilities. The company's co-CEO, Lee Sam-ung, said that Kia doesn't plan to build any new manufacturing facilities any time in the near future. That news came in the face of concerns that limited production capability may hinder future growth, but

Report: Kia to offer extended range plug-in vehicle by 2012?

2011 Kia Optima – Click above for high-res image gallery

Hyundai-Kia readying new electric CUV, along with 500 BlueOn EVs

Hyundai Blueon unveiled in South Korea – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Kia Picanto to offer electric or turbocharged three-cylinder power

The Kia Picanto is certainly not one of those models that immediately rings a bell for us, because it's not offered here in the states. Internationally though, the Picanto is a hot seller and one of Kia's chea