MINNEAPOLIS – Kia's Soul EV, due next year in the U.S., is not an effort to match competitors' offerings or boost the brand's CAFE rating, but rather increase the automaker's environmental credibility. The U.S. sales and marketing arm of the Korean automaker announces the electric vehicle, Kia's first ever in North America, yesterday at a '14 Kia Soul media event here. "For us it's a bigger issue," Michael Sprague, Kia executive vice ...

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