Kia upcoming EV codenamed “CV” will be one amongst seven electric vehicles under its ‘Plan S’ strategy

by AatoMobil

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Kia has made clear-cut indications of a strong map planned for its future. The carmaker has amazed one and all by announcing its plans to widen up its electric vehicle portfolio. Kia will focus on launching a fleet of electric vehicles. Kia confirmed that the first product of that fleet codenamed CV will most likely make its debut in Q1 2021.

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The car will feature HDA2 (Highway Driving Assist Level 2) technology. All-electric vehicles from its stable will feature Highway Driving Pilot (HDP) level 3 autonomous driving tech. From earlier teasers, we have already got glimpses that the “CV” will carry a crossover silhouette. The automaker confirmed that the car will have a 500 km range, with a charging time of fewer than 20 minutes.

Kia CV

The electric vehicle codenamed “CV” will mark its debut by 2027. All these cars will feature Hyundai’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). These electric vehicles will feature expanded applications of Audio Video Navigation Telematics (AVNT). It will also feature Over-the-Air (OTA) updates, and Feature on Demand (FoD) services. There are four other EVs based that will make their debut around the same time period.

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There is also a new Purpose-Built Vehicles (PBV’s) that will cater to corporate customers. It will be based on ‘flexible skateboard platforms’. The new model could be a micro-autonomous pod, small individual urban transporter, a mid-size commuter, or a large logistical vehicle.

The company has set multiple milestones which include – EV’s, HEV’s, PHEVs. Kia expects that these products will account for 40% of all sales. Kia plans to have an annual sales target of 1.6 million units. As of its Indian ventures, it is unlikely to see any of its EVs anytime soon.

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