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The Korean electric vehicle is to have its North American tomorrow. Two things are surprising that. It s not the Korean company you and the debut location is not at the North International Auto Show.

Kia has chosen the International Consumer Show in Las Vegas for its debut of the Ray Electric Vehicle (EV) and EV concept car for the first time in America.

Both vehicles advanced lithium polymer packs, and the Naimo introduces an and groundbreaking User Centered (UCD) telematics concept previews future possibilities in media and entertainment in-vehicle The lithium polymer battery are currently in use in Kia and Hyundai’s hybrid on sale in North America.

Many might have Hyundai, the parent company of to come out with an electric but its green bona fides are in a different direction. says Kia is to have the electric vehicles Hyundai focuses on plug-in and fuel-cell vehicles.

Capable of a up to 86 miles on a single charge, the Ray EV is by a 50kW electric motor and 16.4 kWh lithium ion polymer pack engineered to be capable of a lifespan and packaged neatly the rear seat and cabin with the battery only six hours to be fully charged a 220V outlet and just 25 while in “fast charge” That would make it the fastest charging electric on the market.

Currently the Ray is being built in for the Korean market. Kia bringing it to the States points to it probably available in the North American in the next two years if sustained can be demonstrated in the EV market. Korean are not ones to rush products to for a perceived need.

Inside, the Ray EV a unique instrument cluster, electric motor operation, status and distance to recharge. It is equipped with the first-ever navigation system that a seven-inch screen and provides information for EV drivers such as the locations of slow/fast recharging The display shows a circular-shaped in which the vehicle can travel its current level of battery so that drivers can see which are reachable without a recharge.

The UCD Concept, which can be seen as a working prototype on the Kia Naimo EV concept, represents the future of relationships. Featuring a “glass style interface, UCD employs a “heads-up” display that the traditional gauge cluster for including speed, distance and life. The display also augmented reality features as navigation directions or downloadable for parking.

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To improve screen visibility and the UCD concept increases the touch-screen found on Kia’s UVO system 4.3 inches to 12.3 inches a resolution of 1280×480 for crystal images. This new, touch-screen also allows to use multi-touch interactions such as and “flick”. That screen is as as the one found on the 2013 Lexus GS 350 is set to roll out in February without the same features as found in the

The UCD concept also takes steps in safety, including the of the driver-status monitor. Using an LED and camera to monitor the driver’s the system detects changes in eye and also recognizes whether the eyes are opened or closed, alertness and safeguarding against an caused by the driver falling at the wheel. This is similar to the currently found in the Mercedes E and S sedans.

Taking its name from the word Ne-mo, (pronounced meaning “square shape”), the EV concept was conceived by Kia’s design team in Seoul, and is principally by its simple lines and muscular stance. The third vehicle design to be unveiled by Kia Corporation in a year, the 153.5-inch Naimo concept explores the of introducing a zero-emissions, five-door, city car into future

One of its most intriguing features have to be the lack of windshield Instead, it employs a high-intensity air jet at the of the windscreen that performs an wiper” function. Conventional mirrors have also replaced with miniature installed in the A-pillars.

The latter could have the impact on avoiding lane-changing

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