Kia Unveils Revamped EV6 Electric Vehicle With Bigger Battery

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  • This system is built on Hyundai Motor Group’s software using defined vehicle (SDV) technology.
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South Korean automaker, Kia recently launched a redesigned and upgraded version of its EV6 electric vehicle. The design was initially introduced in 2021. Its redesigned SUV look comes with a fourth-generation 84 kWh battery and an infotainment system.

This system is built on Hyundai Motor Group’s software using defined vehicle (SDV) technology. Kia said the accentuated the dynamism of the new EV6 under the company’s design philosophy is named “Modern Contrast.”

The company’s Star Map lighting design is used on the front and rear lights, in addition to newly designed wing-shaped bumpers says a report. Internally, the updated EV6 has a bigger panoramic curved screen and ambient lighting with moving graphics.

The new EV6 comes with a fourth-generation battery, and its capacity has been increased from 77.4 kWh to 84 kWh. When fully charged, the long-range two-wheel drive version of the EV6 can travel up to 494 kilometers, an improvement from the 475-kilometer range of the previous model. Kia has started taking preorders of EV6 in South Korea and will launch the model in the home market next month. However, there is no information as of now about its launch date in India.

Hyundai And Kia Previous Projects 

Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Euisun Chung in his recent visits to India shared mid-to long-term mobility strategic commitments to deliver a major manufacturing advance in India. With the establishment of an annual production system of 1.5 million vehicle units for Hyundai Motor India and Kia India combined. Kia India will also start production of its local EV model in 2025 and plans to further expand its EV models.

The company also focus on building EV charging infrastructure. Through this collaboration they aim to solidify company’s position in India. Hyundai Motor India plans to unveil its first locally produced EV in India next year and proactively respond to the growth of the Indian EV market. The group plans to expand its EV lineup and create an EV ecosystem to accelerate customer uptake and expand charging infrastructure. It will also strengthen its SUV sales leadership and promote social responsibility activities in consideration of Indian culture.

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