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Kia Motors Corporation, headquartered in Seoul, is South Korea’s second-largest automobile manufacturer, following the Hyundai Motor Company, with sales of over 2.7 million vehicles in 2012 and almost 2.75 million vehicles in 2013.

As of December 2013, the company is 33.88% owned by the Hyundai Motor Company.

Source: Wikipedia KIA Motors

Business Car Awards 2022: Multiple awards for Kia

Kia UK has been presented with significant industry awards at the 2022 Business Car Awards, not least of which goes to the all-new Sportage. The all-new Sportage, the fifth generation of

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Friday September 23, 2022

UK driving behaviours changing due to cost-of-living crisis

With the cost-of-living crisis becoming more embedded, a nationwide survey commissioned by Kia has identified that a significant proportion of UK motorists have changed their driving habits to save money.

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday September 20, 2022

The all-new Kia Sportage

15 September 2022 – Designed from the ground up to be the ultimate urban SUV, the all-new, fifth-generation Kia Sportage enters the South African market today. As Kia’s most loved and

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Thursday September 15, 2022

Kia reaffirms its partnership with Seven7 Drive

13 September 2022 – Kia South Africa this week reaffirmed its support of the Seven7 Drive in aid of childhood cancer awareness. A founding partner of the initiative, Kia will provide

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Wednesday September 14, 2022

3,174 miles and 16 countries in 89 hours 12 minutes Max Adventure team pilots fully electric Kia EV6 from Oslo to Lisbon

The Max Adventure team has completed the Driven To Extremes Euro EV Marathon and driven a fully electric Kia EV6 Air from Oslo, Norway, to Portugal, beating its original target

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday September 13, 2022

2022 Kia Dealer of the Year Awards: Kia Edenvale takes top honours

12 September 2021 – Kia South Africa this weekend rewarded its top-performing dealerships across the country with numerous prizes for outstanding achievements in sales, aftersales and service operations. The 2022 Kia

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Monday September 12, 2022

Kia launches campaign for independent motor traders

Kia UK Limited’s first dedicated trade genuine parts campaign has completed its first round, securing 10 lucky independent motor traders (IMT) with thousands of pounds worth of prizes each. The winners

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Wednesday September 7, 2022

Kia extends roadside assistance contract

Kia UK Limited has extended its long-running roadside assistance partnership with the RAC, to the end of 2023. Every new Kia sold – including the multi award-winning all-new Sportage and fully-electric

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday September 6, 2022

What Car? Electric Car Awards: Kia Receives Two Awards

The Kia EV6 and Kia Soul EV have each won their respective categories in the 2022 What Car? Electric Car Awards. The Kia EV6 was named ‘Best Electric Large SUV’ by

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Wednesday August 31, 2022

Kia EV9 technical testing

Kia has revealed details of the final intensive testing program undertaken by the Kia EV9 ahead of its world debut in 2023. The all-electric Kia EV9 will become the brand’s

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Thursday August 25, 2022

Kia XCeed New Design

After selling over 120,000 units in Europe, Kia’s highly successful XCeed compact crossover has received a series of product enhancements for 2022 including a bold new exterior design, an enhanced

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Monday July 18, 2022

New Kia XCeed Sketches

Kia has revealed the first official sketches of the new XCeed compact crossover ahead of its reveal next week. The updated model will receive a sharp new exterior, an enhanced

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Wednesday July 13, 2022

Kia Sonet Turbo

7 July 2022 – Just more than a year ago, Kia South Africa invited buyers to begin their SUV life when launching the all-new Sonet. Since then, more than 3,500 motorists

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Thursday July 7, 2022

Auto Express New Car Awards 2022: New Kia Niro Wins Its First Award

The all-new Kia Niro has been named ‘Small SUV of the Year’ at the annual Auto Express New Car Awards, earning its first award before customer deliveries start later this

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Wednesday July 6, 2022

New Serento Edition Released By Kia

Kia UK Limited is introducing the Kia Sorento ‘Edition’, a premium and single grade available across the seven-seat SUV’s trio of powertrains, to replace the current grade line-up. The ‘Edition’ specification

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Friday July 1, 2022

Kia Offers Better Prices For New Cars

Kia UK Limited has launched its latest set of offers, including the all-new Niro and all-new Sportage, ensuring great ways to get behind the wheel of its award-winning model range. All-new

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Friday July 1, 2022

The KIA Soul Diesel SMART

The KIA Soul Diesel SMART: Now available with KIA’s new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission KIA’s first seven-speed DCT now available in Soul CRDi SMART Developed in-house at KIA’s Namyang R&D centre Innovative hollow double-gear input shaft minimises loss of torque Improved fuel economy and more decisive acceleration (JOHANNESBURG) December 10, 2015 – KIA’s all-new seven-speed dual-clutch […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday December 10, 2015

Five-star safety ratings for all-new KIA Optima and Sportage

Both new KIA models achieve maximum Euro NCAP safety rating Range of advanced new safety assist technologies for greater hazard avoidance Stronger bodyshells for new KIA models, made of tougher, lighter steel   (SEOUL) December 7, 2015 – The all-new KIA Optima and KIA Sportage have both been awarded the maximum five-star crash safety rating […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday December 7, 2015

KIA Motors car manufacturing plant in Mexico

kPlant in Pesquería, Nuevo León will undergo six-month period of quality assurance testing and pilot production in lead up to mass production of Cerato sedan KIA Motors car manufacturing Mexico Plant will have annual production capacity of 300 000 vehicles (SEOUL) November 20, 2015 – KIA Motors has announced the completion of construction on its […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday November 20, 2015

All-new KIA Optima and Sorento win International Car of the Year Awards

KIA brand wins Road & Travel Magazine’s International Car of the Year (ICOTY) Awards for the fourth consecutive year Optima claims the International Car of the Year (ICOTY) award for second time in four years Sorento wins International SUV of the Year Award for the first time

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 19, 2015

KIA to launch all-new Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle

All-new compact SUV platform engineered uniquely for new KIA HUV Stylish new design for Niro development project Hybrid powertrain developed for latest model Engineers targeting sub-90 g/km CO2 and class-leading fuel efficiency Production for overseas markets scheduled to start in late 2016 KIA aims to improve average fuel efficiency by 25% over 2014 levels by […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 16, 2015

Hybrid future planned for next-generation KIA Optima

New Optima will include Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid models Optima PHEV to combine high-capacity batteries with 2,0-litre GDI engine, offering more electric range than any other PHEV sedan Targeting 10% greater fuel economy for new Optima Hybrid KIA aims to improve average fuel efficiency by 25% over 2014 levels by 2020  

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 16, 2015

KIA maps out five-year ambition for green car leadership

Green car line-up expected to grow from four to 11 models by 2020 KIA targeting hydrogen fuel cell vehicle production within five years KIA aiming to improve average fuel consumption by 25% over 2014 levels Roadmap for low emission cars includes clean combustion, hybrid- and pure-electric vehicles, and hydrogen fuel cells 70% of current engine […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 16, 2015

KIA Sorento Car of the Year title at Middle East Car of the Year Awards

KIA Sorento wins coveted Public Car of the Year title at Middle East Car of the Year Awards Sorento wins MECOTY Award for Public Car of the Year after securing highest number of public votes from across the region

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 2, 2015

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