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Kia begins Soul EV production: coming to the UK soon

Kia begins Soul EV production: coming to the UK soon

Kia’s first fully electric car is now rolling off the production lines as the carmaker begins construction of the new model at its Gwangju facility in Korea. And while you might be thinking this is inconsequential, you’ll be reassured to learn that the first Soul EVs to be produced are actually destined for European countries, including the UK. Instead of keeping the first few models in its home country, the brand is prioritising Europe as the perfect test ground for its first fully battery-powered model. In its first year of production, Kia expects to make around 5,000 Soul EVs. Based on the combustion compact crossover of the same name, this electric version is fitted with a high-capacity 192-cell 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack, which is EU-certified to deliver a range of up to 131 miles per charge. With a focus on efficiency, Kia has managed to achieve strong e...

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