Kia sees electric vans as key products for mobility, autonomous tech

Rendering of Kia Purpose Built VehiclesKia is betting big on electric vans, and it’s jumping in with plans to build a new factory within its existing Hwaseong, South Korea, manufacturing complex dedicated to the production of them. Construction is scheduled to begin in the first half of 2023, with vehicle production scheduled to start in the second half of 2025, Kia said Wednesday…