24 Feb '14, 10am

Kia reveals details on first electric car

The market’s first fully electric crossover car is to come with a class-leading battery energy density of 200 wh/kg, according to the vehicle’s makers, Kia. Developed through a three year partnership with SK Innovations in Korea, the new Soul EV compact electric car will make use of a 192 lithium ion polymer battery cells, collectively delivering total capacity of 27kWh. Planned for launch later this year, the Soul EV has so far been a bit of a mystery to us. But now, at long last, Kia has revealed some of the additional on its new electric drivetrain. Featuring a nickel-rich NCM (nickel-cobalt-manganese) cathode to help ensure top energy density for a range of around 124 miles per charge. In the battery cells, a separator will ensure safety and charge/discharge of the battery. Along with low electrical resistance, thermal control and accurate state-of-charge calculations ...

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