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Naimo – Electric Crossover Utility Vehicle from KIA

April 4th, 2011

One of the vehicles presented at this year’s Seoul Motor Show is called Naimo and it’s an electric car developed by the popular Korean carmaker Kia Motors.

The name of this electric vehicle comes from the Korean word “Ne-mo” which is literally translated as “square shape.”

Kia Naimo is touted to be a crossover utility vehicle (CUV). It boasts some eye-catchy features, including wraparound windscreen, asymmetric sunroof, and LED headlights.

Inside you will able to find a mix of traditional and futuristic elements, such as Korean oak, which was used to make the door panels and the floor; and paper that engineers used for head lining.

In addition, you will discover an advanced transparent organic light emitting diode (TOLED) display on the car’s front panel along with and full device connectivity.

Naimo is powered by an electric motor and features twin 27kwh LiPoly batteries. The company claims that its new electric vehicle will be able to travel around 200km on a full charge.

In order to recharge the vehicle, you simple have to plug it using a 3.3kw outlet.


[via Akihabara News]

Kia POP – All-Electric Vehicle Designed for 2010 Paris Motor Show

August 19th, 2010

The POP is a new electric vehicle recently unveiled by the South Korean car-making giant Kia.

The car is expected to be presented at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.

The POP represents a commuter vehicle that has space for two passengers.

One of the most attractive features of the car is its bubbly design with symmetrical oval side windows. » Read more: Kia POP – All-Electric Vehicle Designed for 2010 Paris Motor Show

Kia Presents Ray PHEG Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle with Solar Rooftop

February 12th, 2010

kia-ray-phev-solar-rooftopThis nice concept car can be viewed at Chicago Auto Show 2010. The Kia Ray PHEV represents a plug-in hybrid vehicle that has its rooftop covered with solar glass which allows the car to produce green energy.

In addition to being eco-friendly the car also boasts improved aerodynamics and innovative technology. The Ray PHEV was developed by Kia’s new green sub-brand called EcoDynamics. » Read more: Kia Presents Ray PHEG Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle with Solar Rooftop

Kia Soul – Simplicity and Complexity Within an Urban Vehicle

December 3rd, 2009

kia-soul-futuristic-eco-friendly-carSmart Design has come up with this interesting concept car called Kia Soul, which is meant to ideally fit in a constantly changing, sophisticated environment.

The eco-friendly vehicle looks rather a simple, but inside you will find a technology-enriched passenger compartment. The interior of Kia Soul was designed with simplicity and cleanliness in mind.

Being designed as a perfect mean of urban transportation, this green vehicle includes a heads-up screen showing necessary information that appears in front of the driver. » Read more: Kia Soul – Simplicity and Complexity Within an Urban Vehicle