Connected cars are also part of Kia's long-term plans. "As they rapidly become a reality, Kia is exploring how to adapt these new technologies for its customers", said Dr. Woong-cheol Yang, vice chairman and head of Hyundai-Kia R&D Center. That fuel-cell vehicle is due to come out in 2020.
Kia showed off a new all-electric SUV concept Monday that it hopes will have a range of 238 miles on a single charge.
Late to the "eco" party, Kia is rushing to catch up, revealing the new member of its Niro family during a preview at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
For instance, since the traditional grille is no longer required for cooling the engine, Kia's designers have replaced it with an interactive display panel.
It seems likely the production version of the Niro EV will arrive later this year, with Kia planning a total of 16 new electric vehicles - including five hybrids and plug-ins, five BEVs and an FCEV - by 2025.
Senate Democrats Obtain Enough Support to Force Net Neutrality Vote
Before this, a lot of the same big tech companies were fairly passive and inactive during the initial protests of the repeal. Still, Free Press and others are pushing forward, noting the widespread popularity of the net-neutrality rules.
The Niro also debuts a new pedestrian warning system to counteract its silent propulsion that utilises cameras, object recognition and speakers to sound a warning the individual of the car's presence.
This Niro packs a 150kW (201bhp) electric motor powered by a 64 kWh lithium-polymer battery pack.
The Kia Niro EV concept is slightly larger than the first two - hybrid and plug-in - versions of the Niro.
BlackBerry Motion hits the United States as Keyone get a Bronze Edition
Finally, Blackberry Motion is making its way to the USA , as it is going to be made available in the market from January 12. In fact, the global rollout continues with variants of BlackBerry KEYone newly released in Mexico and South Korea.
The cabin features a wrap-around design and mixes silver, grey, and bronze colors.
Well, we can understand this decision from Kia because there is not much to say about the performance of the Niro EV.
Kia's human machine interface supports face and voice recognition that allows the auto to recognize who's piloting it, and then adjust the settings to their programmed preferences. As a matter of fact, a virtual reality simulator is now at Kia's booth at CES, giving participants the opportunity to live the "connected car" experience, which allows cars to communicate with each for improved safety, all in real time. Finally, the carmaker confirmed that it will commercialize level 4 autonomous vehicles in smart cities by 2021.
Amazon Alexa Arrives On Windows 10 PCs
As per HP, this PC delivers a powerful computing experience and fantastic audio with the help of Amazon Alexa digital assistant. It's an interesting move for Microsoft , given that the company already offers its own voice-controlled assistant, Cortana.