Kia Plans Full Range Of Connected Cars By 2030 Under New Strategy

Kia Plans Full Range Of Connected Cars By 2030 Under New Strategy

The strategy is at the foundation of all future Kia models, for which the Niro EV Concept checks all three boxes.

Kia has released a few teaser images of its upcoming Niro EV SUV, which is expected to launch at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week.

All of these new features and electric powertrain are housed within a Niro that looks far more dramatic than the real-deal Niro found on Kia dealership lots today.

From a connectivity perspective, the Niro EV Concept is previewing a new 5G cellular connection. "At CES we will share our strategy and vision for future mobility, and exhibit a range of advanced technologies that our customers can look forward to", Dr. Woong-cheol Yang, the Vice Chairman/Head, Hyundai-Kia R&D Centre, said. The new vehicles include hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, plus a new fuel-cell electric vehicle in 2020. But Kia says this Niro EV Concept showcases significant tech advances and a range of 238 miles - which would put it right up against the Chevrolet Bolt EV and better than a standard Tesla Model 3's range.

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The styling changes are pretty noticeable and one of the biggest modifications is the elimination of a traditional grille which is no longer required for engine cooling. For example, the Niro EV Concept could theoretically limit its maximum power if it recognized a teen driver behind the wheel. The first shows off a gesture control system allowing users to make different gestures to adjust volume, ventilation, and music settings.

Power comes from a 64-kilowatt-hour lithium-polymer battery pack and a 150-kW electric motor.

Also at CES, Kia announced it would offer UVO Agent for the plug-in Niro, Soul EV, plug-in Optima, and K900. Kia says it could also use the system to boost passenger comfort in future production cars. Kia says it'll start that process in Europe, offering one-way trips rather than demanding the vehicle be returned to the same starting point.

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