MyPerfectAutomobile Examines Importance of Kia Cross GT Concept Hybrid

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MyPerfectAutomobile has a website update that analyzes Kia’s Cross GT concept hybrid. MPA then examines 2012 hybrid sales figures.

The Kia Cross GT concept hybrid

The Kia Cross GT concept hybrid

The Kia Cross GT is a departure for the Korean automaker.

Kia Unveils Cross GT Concept Hybrid
Korean automaker Kia unveiled a striking, copper-colored hybrid concept at the Chicago Auto Show this week. The Cross GT features a sloping roof and an innovative interior design that could become the company’s first foray into the luxury vehicle segment. A V6, 3.8-liter engine propels the gas-electric hybrid, which has the ability to drive for 20 miles on nothing but electricity. The concept features skylights and rear-hinged doors among its many unique styling flourishes. Kia has not released mileage data for the car. For the complete story, see:

Hybrid Sales Up 61 Percent for 2012
Hybrid car sales in the U.S. rose 61 percent in 2012, compared to 2011. Total hybrid vehicles sold hit the 1.35 million mark, with a full 20 percent of those cars accounted for by Toyota alone. The Japanese automaker’s Prius is the best-selling hybrid vehicle in the world and in the U.S. While Ford and General Motors each accounted for about 2 percent of total hybrid sales, GM’s Chevy Volt enjoyed a 200 percent sales increase over 2011’s numbers for the hybrid-electric award-winner. For the complete story, see:

Chicago Auto Show Opens
Boasting massive floor space and several model debuts, the Chicago Auto Show will open its doors to the public from Feb. 9 through Feb. 18. Larger than the Detroit Auto Show, though technically not considered one of the world’s major auto events, the Chicago show nevertheless makes the most of its gigantic floor space. This year the CAS will feature the unveiling of the flashy new hybrid Kia Cross GT, the Chevy Cruze Diesel, Ram ProMaster, and the Toyota Tundra. More a consumer show than an industry event, CAS occupies Chicago’s McCormick Place, a sprawling architectural wonder that hosts some of the nation’s largest trade shows and entertainment events. For the complete story, see:

About MyPerfectAutomobile:
MyPerfectAutomobile (MPA), a California-based news source for the hybrid, electric, and alternative-fuel transportation sector, covers breaking news on the green car front.
The MPA flagship website has grown into a major presence on the Internet. It features a complete shopping mall as well as a free-to-list classifieds section for all things green. For advertisers, MPA offers the chance to be in front of over 20,000 readers each month who are interested in hybrids and electric vehicles, as well as sustainable transportation in general.
Bob Twaalfhoven: President and Founder of MPA, is an MIT-educated engineer whose primary interest is planetary sustainability.
Larry Judkin, General Manger and Sales Coordinator, has tasked himself with taking MPA to the number-one spot among green transportation websites.
MPA’s offices are located at 307 Orchard City Dr., Suite 210, Campbell, Calif. 95008.
For advertising opportunities, contact MPA directly: Phone: 408-963-6427 Fax: 408-963-6730 Email: driven (at) myperfectautomobile (dot) com Web:

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