For 2021, Kia UK has kindly provided us with three Kia Soul EVs to use on the road trip

We are really grateful to Kia UK for supporting Project EDWARD 2021

“Road and occupant safety is of paramount importance to Kia not just within the UK but globally, and is a key aspect when designing and building all of our cars. The growing list of active and passive safety features available as standard ensures that all road users can remain safe on the roads. We are happy to support Project EDWARD in highlighting the importance of road safety across the UK.”

John Hargreaves, General Manager Fleet and Remarketing at Kia UK Limited

With safety on the roads being the core of Project EDWARD, the Kia Soul EV features a full suite of active and passive safety systems:

Active safety

  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Emergency Stop Signalling (ESS)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
  • Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
  • Adaptive Smart Cruise Control (SCC)
  • Lane Follow Assist (LFA)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear-Cross Traffic Assist (RCTA)
  • Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Drive Mode Select (Eco, Eco+, Sport)
  • Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
Kia Soul EV

Passive safety

  • Twin Front Airbags
  • Front Passenger Airbag Cut-off Switch
  • Twin Side Airbags (Front)
  • Twin Curtain Airbags with Roll-over Sensor
  • Knee Airbag (Driver)
  • All-round Height Adjustable Head Rests
  • ISOFIX Child Seat Top Tethers & Anchor Fixings
  • Front Seatbelts Height Adjusters
  • All-round 3-point Seatbelts
  • Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlocking