Charging Your EV While Driving is the Future

Someday soon we may be able to leave worries of charging our EVs behind. In the future, EVs will go any distance, stopping for nothing, because soon we’ll be able to charge while we drive. And the Smartroad Gotland project has taken the first step, proving that wireless charging while driving IS possible. Is this what we need to finally get electric semi-trucks on the road?

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How to Maximize the Life of Your EV’s Battery

We all want to make sure our car lasts as long as possible. But with all the unfamiliar technology inside an electric car, there’s a new set of precautions drivers should take. Yesterday we talked about the lifespan of EV batteries and found Teslas could last 300k-500k miles. Today we’re going to take a look at the things killing your EV and find out how you can keep it on the road for as long as possible.

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Kia’s Upcoming “Halo” EV

Imagine by Kia Concept Car

Korean car manufacturers have been quickly adopting electric models into their fleets. Hyundai has recently built a cult following with their Kona EV sporting a range of 258 mi. Last year we also saw the Kia Soul and Kia Niro EVs make it to market with the Soul starting at an MSRP of $33,950 and the Niro having a respectable range of 239 mi per charge. We have previously written about how the Kia Soul EV can be a great option used since they can be found at below half of their initial price after a couple of years of use.

Now, Kia is working on a “halo” electric vehicle, set for release in 2021. For those not familiar with the term, a “halo” car is one that goes out of its way to push the technology, styling, and performance a brand can offer. This car defines not only what Kia wants to produce in 2021, but it also sets the tone for their design and technical direction for years to come. On top of this, Kia has made it clear that they don’t want this car to have the price tag of a premium brand.

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