Additional plug-in hybrid models now planned at Kia

Kia, the Korean automaker, will add additional plug-in models to its lineup of electrified vehicles in Europe. According to a new article by Julian Rendell at AutoCar, Kia will add both a Ceed estate and Sportage PHEV, alongside a new electric version of the Soul and a fuel-cell version of the SUV.

In 2019, consumers can expect to see the Ceed PHEV at dealerships. The model will use the same plug-in hybrid powertrain as the Niro PHEV, combining a 59 kW electric motor with a 1.6L engine and 8.4kWh lithium-ion battery. The vehicle will be produced for Europe at a Kia plant in Slovakia. Read more.

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