• Kia EV9 wins ‘Electric Car Breakthrough of the Year’ award
  • Kia Niro wins ‘Best Lower Medium Car’ award for the second consecutive year

Shelly Motors is happy to announce a brace of awards for the Kia EV9 and Niro, announced at the 2024 Fleet News Awards.

The fully electric EV9 won the ‘Electric Car Breakthrough of the Year’ award, which follows having only recently been announced as the ‘UK Car of the Year’ and the ultimate winner of the ‘Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year’.

Judges praised the car for being “a proper seven-seat full electric car, the EV9 is competitive on price, has excellent range and is a real step up in quality for Kia, which has traditionally been strong in the large people carrier segment. It’s the first truly affordable full size full electric MPV.”

Electric Motor awards Kia EV9 and Niro Winners
Electric Motor awards Kia

Ever popular with fleets, the Niro won the ‘Best Lower Medium Car’ award for the second year running thanks to its versatility, along with its compelling and appealing choice of three electrified powertrains: fully electric; plug-in hybrid; or hybrid – with each offering efficiency and practicality as standard.

Judges commented: “The Niro covers all the fleet bases with excellent full electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid options – there is something to suit all needs. Practical, with plenty of space, the Niro has robust residual values resulting in competitive running costs. It’s no surprise it was the true fleet best seller in its segment last year.”

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48 Hour Test Drive

Fleets looking to go electric can do so by taking out a 48-hour test drive in a Kia EV6 or Niro EV – delivered and collected directly at the business address for added convenience. The service offers customers the chance to experience the benefits of fully electric cars, which include lower running costs, low Benefit-in-Kind tax, and low whole-life costs.

Electric Motor awards Kia Niro
Electric Motor awards Kia EV9