South Korea’s Kia Motors first dipped its toe in the electric car waters with its Ray, released only in that country. Rumors started recently by Kia World magazine (to whom we imagine Kia purposely leaks information) hint at an electric version of the popular Soul coming to the U.S., Europe and China by 2014.
We like the specifics!
Power Train: Full Electric
Acceleration: 0 to 62 in under 12 seconds
Top Speed: 87 mph
Range: 124 miles before recharge
Price: around $35,000 (competitive!)
All this power matched with the stylish body and exciting interior features tells us that the Soul EV will be a popular alternative to the Toyota Prius and Nissan Leaf, particularly for the younger crowd.
Kia’s Electric Car Charger Information Not Released Yet
While we don’t know the brand of electric car charger Kia will use yet, rest assured that Mathewson Electric installs all brands, sizes and styles of electric vehicle chargers. In fact, we’ve installed so many different varieties of car charging stations, a new version created by Kia won’t faze us.
Last week, Mathewson Electric installed a Voltec Charger for a Chevy Volt customer in the North County, a Clipper Creek, two Levitons and an Aeronvironment . We are San Diego’s preferred evchargerinstallers! If you have a quick question about electric vehicles, electric car charger installation and more, go to our questions page and ask away! You can also follow us on Facebook and Google + to get tips and our unique perspective on the electric car and electric car charger industries. Of course, you can always get questions answered the old fashioned way: the telephone! Call us at 619-246-6159.