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Kia Ev96, Built On a Dedicated EV Platform

Kia Ev96, Built On a Dedicated EV Platform

Kia EV96 Electric Vehicle Launched in India: Here’s How Much it Costs

Kia Ev96, Kia Ev96 Built on a dedicated EV platform  the electric-global modular platform (E-GMP) the EV6 marks the beginning of Kia s EV journey in the country. [Kia will sell the EV6 through 15 dealerships across 12 cities]. The dealerships would remain equipped with 150 kW fast chargers. Kia India on Thursday forayed into the electric vehicle segment in the country with the launch of EV6, priced at Rs 59.95 lakh (ex-showroom).

Built On a Dedicated EV Platform

The electric-global modular platform (E-GMP), the EV6, marks the beginning of Kia’s EV journey in the country. The model would be available in two trims — priced at Rs 59.95 lakh and also Rs 64.95 lakh, respectively. Speaking at the launch Kia India Managing Director and also CEO Tae-Jin Park said the company would invest in scaling up its presence in the EV sector. The company’s parent, Kia Corporation, has already announced an investment of around USD 22.22 billion in its business operations over the next five years. A part of this investment will remain made in developing products that will remain sold in India and also in setting up infrastructure.

“We are fully capable of manufacturing EVs for India. In addition, the company is evaluating various battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for the market,” Park said.

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The Company Plans to Bring An India-Centric EV By 2025, I Have Noted.

As part of its EV journey in the country, the company plans to introduce various body styles to cater to both mass market and also premium segments. The diverse customer base of India inspires us. And our strategy is to be in sync with their aspirations. And also our efforts remain targeted towards fulfilling the evolved customers’ needs. Now, we are ready for the next phase of our India journey with our investment in R&D, manufacturing. And also development of EV infrastructure in India,” Park noted.

He added that the company would offer futuristic and also sustainable BEVs developed ground up to offer a matchless in-cabin experience,

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Our EV announcement for the country, which includes an India-centric BEV in RV body type to be launched in 2025 is a testament to our commitment towards India and new-age Indian customers by providing them with a sheer electric performance in the future, Park said.

The aggressive push from the Indian government toward a sustainable future for the country supports the company’s move to electric vehicles an industry that is still at the nascent stage in the country, I have noted. Commenting on the EV6 launch, he said the product would be a game-changer as its other products are in the country.

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Advanced technology. And also highly efficient electrified powertrain, the EV6 is not just another product but a demonstration of our technological prowess and also capabilities,” Park said.

  • [Kia will sell the EV6 through 15 dealerships across 12 cities]. The dealerships would remain equipped with 150 kW fast chargers.
  • The company noted that it had received 355 bookings for the model so far.
  • “We are planning to increase the numbers,” Kia India Chief Sales Officer Myong-sik Sohn stated.
  • The company had earlier announced that only 100 units of EV6 which comes as a completely built unit (CBU) would be available in India this year.
  • On a single full charge the EV6 can travel up to 528 kilometers and also sprint from 0-100 km/h in 5.2 seconds.
  • The vehicle can be charged from 10 percent to 80 percent in as little as 18 minutes using a 350KWh charger.

It has an all-wheel drive (AWD) system (in select trims), sunroof, multiple drive modes, forward collision avoidance assist, lane keep. And also over 60 connected features. Globally Kia plans to accelerate its EV transition aiming to be the world’s leading EV maker with plans to expand its BEV line up to 14 models by 2027. Furthermore, Kia Corporation aspires to sell 1.2 million BEVs by 2030.

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