Kia ready to 'adjust and react' to changing power sources
Kia is backing a wide range of alternative propulsions for its future models, because it doesn’t think a single power source will dominate. “There’s not one technology as a cure for all. Each has a part to play and we’re ready to react,” said Michael Cole, Kia Europe’s chief operating offi cer. “There needs to be an acceptability from the market as well, so all technologies are being worked on. We can adjust and react.”
Volkswagen seeks public reaction for its ID concept
Volkswagen has revealed its electric ID model four years ahead of its showroom debut to “get feedback from around the world”, according to electric car project boss Christian Zenger. He said the brand would look at expectations of bodystyles in markets such as China and the US, which are tipped to account for 60% and 15% of electric car sales respectively.