Archive for the ‘Hybrids’ Category

How do Hybrid Cars Work?

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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What is a hybrid car?

The dictionary definition of a hybrid is a thing made by combining two different elements, a mixture. This may be true but it doesn’t really help to understand how it works for cars. So what is a hybrid, exactly? (more…)

What is an unhybrid?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Why buy a 2017 Kia Niro?

Why buy a 2017 Kia Niro?

The 2017 Kia Niro is set to go on sale early in 2017. There is a lot of anticipation and excitement about it. It is a compact cross-over hybrid SUV. That’s a mouthful to say. So let’s put it this way. It gives you the practical-rugged style and the comfort of an SUV. It also gives you outstanding fuel efficiency(more…)

How can I save money on gas?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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How to save money on gas

It’s summertime which means more driving. And more filling up your gas tank. Goodness knows you don’t want to drive on empty!  So here are some ways to save money on gas (more…)

What does going green mean for Kia?

Friday, July 15th, 2016
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3 Great Eco-Friendly Kia Vehicles

Kia and Hyundai have unveiled a bold new plan. They have pledged that over the next three model years, there would be at least seven new battery electrified models and one fuel cell vehicle.

The strategy includes four hybrids, two plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) for the U.S. market. All seven battery utilizing cars are scheduled to launch between the 2016 and 2018 model years. This is an exciting and aggressive plan considering Toyota took 15 years between introducing the Prius and offering its first plug-in version.

Kia is looking to double its green car lineup by 2020. Kia will be going from  4 to 11 eco-friendly models, here are 3 great eco-friendly Kia Vehicles. (more…)

How long does the Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid battery last?

Monday, May 9th, 2016
How long does the Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Niro. How long does the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid battery last? (more…)

How long does the Kia Niro battery last?

Sunday, May 8th, 2016
How long does the Kia Niro battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Niro. How long does the 2017 Kia Niro battery last? (more…)

How long does the Kia Soul EV battery last?

Saturday, May 7th, 2016
How long does the Kia Soul EV battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Soul EV. How long does the 2016 Kia Soul EV battery last? (more…)

How long does the Kia Optima Hybrid battery last?

Friday, May 6th, 2016
How long does the Kia Optima Hybrid battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Optima Hybrid. How long does the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid battery last? (more…)

At Long Last, an Optima Plug-In!

Friday, February 12th, 2016
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Plug-In Features and Range

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Plug-In Features and Range

Kia had easily one of the biggest vehicle debuts at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show when it brought the all new 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid out on stage. However, just before they showed off the all-new HUV, Kia had another major announcement that may have gone overlooked: the creation of the company’s first ever Hybrid Plug-in vehicle. The 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Plug-In features and range are extremely impressive, and we can’t wait to see them in person when the vehicle goes on sale later this year! (more…)