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2020 64kWh in Ontario - at last!

Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:02 pm
by gday
Picked up my Neptune blue Soul today north of Toronto - amazingly quiet and very smooth driving.

Lots to learn about the software choices but as a retiree I have the time and since my background included computers, the inclination! :-)

Re: 2020 64kWh in Ontario - at last!

Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:13 pm
by J79guy
Congrats! Sounds like we have the same car. (Neptune Blue, except I'm in BC!)

Re: 2020 64kWh in Ontario - at last!

Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:11 am
by gday

BC and Quebec have clearly been target Provinces, but Ontario may not have had many allocated.

One small wrinkle was that in Ontario we can get green plates that give us a few perks on highways with special lanes, however the current Ford government has put the process on hold (or cancelled?) so I have regular plates. Seems anything to do with helping the environment is not rewarded here - the rebate program was simply cancelled.

Well done BC and Quebec governments - you care about the future of the planet!

Re: 2020 64kWh in Ontario - at last!

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:52 pm
by Laurel1949
Congratulations gday. Glad you are liking your E Soul thus far. We are waiting for ours and we have said we will take any colour that is available. We are retired too. Let us know any tips or tricks you learn as you get familiar with your new car. We are in BC.

Re: 2020 64kWh in Ontario - at last!

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:34 pm
by gday
Had it a week and found some issues with the software. Solved by Kia!

Make sure your Soul EV has the updated software. Posted this message on Facebook group so just in case you prefer to not use FB here it is.

2020 Soul EV - for those who have had problems with Android phones (mine is a Samsung S7 Edge) that you need to re-pair each time and/or navigation settings being lost, when you turn the car off, plus Android Auto not working at all, Kia is on the ball! I just had a software update and everything has been fixed. Phone stays paired, the navigation settings and addresses are stored correctly and AA works. I have left the car when shopping and all is well. I will check tomorrow to be sure.

The original SW version ended: V001.001.190130

The updated SW version ends: V001.00.190508 Only the main software was changed.