Upcoming EV3 becomes first EV to get WebOS Platform

June 7th, 2024 by

LG Electronics (LG) is bringing its cutting-edge Automotive Content Platform (ACP) powered by webOS to the latest all-electric SUV from Kia. The integration of LG’s ACP into the recently unveiled Kia EV3 marks the first time the platform has been installed on an electric vehicle. The webOS-based ACP brings the home entertainment experience into the…

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Kia Begins Georgia Production of EV9

June 3rd, 2024 by

Kia’s Westpoint Georgia assembly plant has officially begun its production of the EV9. This makes the 3-row electric SUV the first electric vehicle assembled in Georgia. This milestone also unlocks tax incentives for EV9 buyers that can only apply to electric vehicles manufactured within the United States. Buyers can qualify for a credit of up…

Electric Vehicle Myths and Facts

May 16th, 2024 by

Even with the rapid advancements in Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, we’re still in the early days, particularly regarding their acceptance and understanding by consumers around the world. Shifting to a completely different fuel source can be an intimidating idea, so naturally many myths have been formed about Electric Vehicles. Furthermore, many of these myths perpetuate…

Top Features of the New 2024 Sorento

March 14th, 2024 by

The Sorento has received a visual refresh for its 2024 outing, and it comes with notable upgrades that not all car shoppers might know about. These upgrades span both the exterior and interior, so let’s run through the top features of the new design that make this an exciting iteration of one of Kia’s best…

What is Torque-Vectoring AWD

February 22nd, 2024 by

While checking out Kia Country of Charleston’s online inventory, you may have noticed that a number of our vehicles feature “torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive”. This is a great feature that adds a great level of control to your car’s offroad handling. But what exactly is it, and what makes it better than traditional AWD? Torque Vectoring is…

Jumpstarting With an EV

February 16th, 2024 by

Jump-starting vehicles is a core aspect of vehicle ownership. Most people have inevitably been asked to jump-start another person’s car or had to ask for that help themselves. This aspect of ownership doesn’t change with an Electric Vehicle (EV). In fact, there are important things EV owners should know regarding jump-starts. Never use an electric…

Kia Unveils New EV Platform at CES 2024

January 12th, 2024 by

Kia America has officially unveiled the next evolution of its EV ecosystem at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Kia has named this evolution “Platform Beyond Vehicle” (PBV) and is initially introducing a concept modular Kia PV5 as a part of the platform. In total, Kia America unveiled five Kia PBV concept…

Kia Introduces New Theft Deterrent Device

January 2nd, 2024 by

Kia America has announced a new security measure to prevent vehicle theft of certain vulnerable models.  This is part of Kia’s continued support of car owners who may be affected by a string of thefts popularized by social media. Kia is providing an ignition cylinder protector, designed for vehicles that are not eligible for the…

EV9 Developer Insights

December 15th, 2023 by

The Kia EV9, as the first electric three-row SUV produced in Korea, has captured the world’s attention. With its striking design, powerful capabilities, and family-focused functionality the EV9 proves that thoughtful design makes an impact. The Korean development team leaders behind the EV9 have shared their thoughts on what makes the vehicle special and what…

EV9 Earns Car and Driver Award Alongside Telluride

December 5th, 2023 by

The all-new 2024 EV9 has locked down another award in its first year on sale. Alongside the 2024 Telluride, the upcoming electric SUV has been named to Car and Driver’s 2024 10 Best Trucks and SUVs list. For the Telluride, this is the fifth consecutive year the vehicle has earned this award. The EV9 previously…

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