The latter is connected to the diesel engine's crankshaft by a belt, and under acceleration, it provides up to 10kW (14PS / 13hp) of extra power.
Details of the pricing, performance and specification of the new Kia Sportage SUV have yet to be announced.
The mild hybrid system is compact and can be easily incorporated into existing vehicles.
The Korean brand's new drivetrain adds a starter motor which doubles as a generator and power supply to deliver 10kW of assistance to the diesel engine in a move which it claims will reduce Carbon dioxide emissions by up to 4% on the new Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), and 7% on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC).
Kia is introducing EcoDynamics+ 48V mild-hybrid diesel engines to their United Kingdom range later this year in a bid to reduce emissions. When coasting, or braking, it switches to "generator" mode to recharge the battery. The battery will link into the vehicle's power system allowing a significant reduction in the size of the 12-volt starter battery and the starter motor, which will normally only be required for cold starts at low temperatures. The new third-generation Kia Ceed will be the second among a range of Kia models to offer the new powertrain from 2019.
The diesel mild-hybrid powertrain is compatible with both manual and automatic transmissions, and could be adapted for front-, rear- and all-wheel drivetrain layouts.
The first vehicle to get the combustion-electric combo - the mild hybrid will be mounted under the boot floor - will be the Sportage which will be launched later this year.
The strategy envisioned by Kia for the electrification of its range BY 2025 includes the launch of five new hybrid cars, five plug-in hybrids, five battery-electric vehicles and, among the few to do so, a fuel-cell electric vehicle sometime in 2020.
If you would like to help THPD's fundraiser, you can purchase a bracelet at the Terre Haute Police Department's records room. Five-year-old Dakota Pitts returned to school for the first time since his father's death in the line of duty.
He may propose some kind of peace plan (less than a treaty) between North and South Korea that doesn't require denuclearization. At the time this news broke, Pompeo was holding a joint news conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha.
On Monday firefighters in Switzerland said a fatal accident involving a Tesla may have set off a fire in the car's battery. Schwall decision to quit his job is not related to N.T.S.B.'s investigations regarding Tesla's Autopilot System.
In the statement sent to the Global Times , Gap said the T-shirt has been pulled off shelves in the Chinese market and destroyed. Gap is the latest in a string of foreign firms to face a backlash for not adhering to China's territorial claims.
Will it be Mercedes or Ferrari or Red Bull? Valtteri Bottas delivered the result that was expected of him today. F1 bosses held talks with Silverstone over staging the sport's 1,000th championship race there next year.
Notably, the phone has dual-sim support in addition to the expandable memory card slot, so no more compromises there. The company has announced that it will be launching its upcoming smartphone Honor 7C in India on May 22.
Season 6 will now consist of 13 episodes, down from its usual 22-episode order, which doesn't bode well for the comic book series. What would you like to see from S.H.I.E.L.D.'s return? "I don't have any plans to think of Season 6 as the last season".
If this bright black hole would have been in our galaxy, astronomers say that it would outshine all the stars in the sky. This makes the newfound giant black hole the fastest-growing quasar in the known universe.
They're'represented on screen too, with Ben Hardy , Joseph Mazzello and Gwilym Lee as Taylor, John Deacon and May respectively. Mercury had arguably one of the greatest voices ever in the rock and is one of the most popular figures in the genre.
Roseville Gas Prices Driving Higher
Should oil prices start to rise too quickly, US producers will pump more oil. "U.S. supplies are down a little", Williams said. The average gas price in MI is $2.93 a gallon which is up seven cents from last week and 52 cents from a year ago.
You can try Mario Tennis Aces early for free
Mario Tennis Aces , the next Mario-inspired sports game releasing for Nintendo Switch in June, comes with a twist. Wario and Waluigi look as though they are being possessed by some sort of ghostly creature in the trailer.
US, China still 'very far apart' on trade
Asian shares were mostly lower in muted trading Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S. China objected to ZTE's punishment at trade talks in Beijing this month, and the American delegation agreed to report them to Mr.
Home Depot same-store sales miss
Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of The Home Depot by 16.4% during the second quarter. Finally, Field & Main Bank increased its stake in shares of The Home Depot by 2.1% during the first quarter.
NASA plans to send a helicopter to Mars
In order to design a flying vehicle that would actually work on another planet, NASA scientists faced a number of challenges. The Mars Helicopter's development began in 2013 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL ) in California.
Waterloo school budget voting in district office
The three closures are expected to save between $2.5 to $3 million total in the overall budget, according to Clark. Voters will also elect two Board of Education members, each to serve three-year terms beginning on July 1, 2018.
Cashier-less store coming to IL
At the time only Seattle and Los Angeles were confirmed, but it looks like the expansion will stretch beyond those cities. Amazon Go's systems automatically debit their accounts for the items they take, sending the receipt to the app.