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New Generation Kia cee’d Will Have 48V Hybrid


2018 kia ceed undisguised (2)According to AutoExpress report, the South Korean carmaker will introduce 48V mild-hybrid technology to the All-New Kia cee’d arrives as part of a move to meet year to year strict European emissions targets

Speaking to Auto Express, Woong Chul Yang, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Group’s R&D division has confirmed: “For Europe there is demand for mild-hybrid 48-volt technology, so we are working on that for the Sportage and for medium sized SUVs, and we are working on that for the new cee’d as well. This is to meet all those tough CO2 requirements.”

This report follows Kia’s announcement at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show to release 16 electrified cars by 2025, including five full EVs, five hybrids, five plug-in hybrids and it’s first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle by 2020.

Jose Antonio López

Passionated about Korean cars from Kia & Hyundai. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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