30 Sep '17, 10am

The (VW) Empire Strikes Back (Europe #EV Sales)

The (VW) Empire Strikes Back (Europe #EV Sales)

— Building on the success of its regular hybrid sibling, which has broken the Toyota monopoly in its category, the plug-in hybrid Niro lands at the heart of the hottest selling segment in Europe: compact crossovers , where currently it has no direct competition to worry about — not that competition would be a problem. The Kia Niro PHEV has quite compelling specs (58 kilometers of electric range on the optimistic NEDC cycle) and pricing (€33,000). The problem for Kia will be to make enough of them to satisfy demand. Target: 1,000/month.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2017/09/30/europe-august-2017/

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