Kia's next all-electric model the EV9 SUV will be launched in Ireland in the last quarter of this year, writes Brian Byrne.
The car will have a three-row seating configuration and in details just released will have a target range of 541km, with the capability of ultra fast charging at suitable 800-volt stations.
A feature of the EV9's connectivity will be the option for owners to buy specific extra features with over-the-air software upgrades.
The EV9 is designed to offer Level 3 driver assistance in the future for suitable markets.
More details on the Irish price and specifications in advance of launch here.