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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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  

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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 […]

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All-new Kia Sportage Hot Weather Testing


Extreme hot weather test for Sportage, in one of the hottest places on Earth Comprehensive ‘Hot Test’ allows development of class-leading heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems All-new Sportage undergoes Kia’s most rigorous global test programme yet

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Kia ranked second in new UK study by JD Power

The Kia cee’d has been named the most dependable compact car and Kia Motors has been ranked second overall brand for dependability, according to a new UK study by JD Power.

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Smile Foundation receives Picanto for Pedal Power


Top SA celebs cycle out healthy smoothies for charity in the 2015 Sasfin Cyclethon in aid of HospiceWits and Smile Foundation KIA shows its support through Picanto vehicle prize sponsorship A total of 26 South African celebs are springing into action for a good cause this spring, and putting pedal to the metal at the […]

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KIA Sportage World Premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015


New design and advanced technologies for fourth-generation compact SUV Modern layout and greater refinement for high quality new cabin Greater passenger comfort with more space and less noise The safest Sportage yet, with a stronger body and new active safety tech Smoother, more refined ride and greater handling agility New technologies include wireless phone charging, […]

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KIA reaffirms its support of SHOUT for a Safer South Africa

KIA Motors South Africa this week announced its renewed sponsorship and support of The SHOUT Foundation, the well-known non-profit organisation founded by musicians Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane to give the South African nation a voice against the fight against crime. KIA M Kia Motors South Africa has been a sponsor and supporter of the […]

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Dynamic energy: Bold new exterior design for next-generation KIA Sportage

KIA Motors has today revealed the first official exterior images of the all-new KIA Sportage, featuring an attractive new design. The all-new Sportage will make its global debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show on 15 September 2015. Entering its fourth-generation, the all-new KIA Sportage features a bold, progressive design, with the vehicle’s designers creating […]

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Wireless power transfer system being integrated and tested using fleet of Kia Soul EVs Technology would improve charging times and convenience Scheme is being developed between HATCI and Mojo Mobility in America

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  Kia gives cee’d to local Walton-on-Thames charity Walton & Hersham Foodbank is now able to do business more quickly and efficiently Scheme helped almost 1,500 people last year

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Mark Wilkins Starts the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima Turbo From Pole Position and Leads Flag-to-Flag in Round 13 on Saturday With dramatic drag race to the checkered flag, Kia Racing teammate Ben Clucas scores podium finish behind the wheel of the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo in round 14 on Sunday Jason Wolfe, pilot of […]

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KIA celebrates its 15 millionth vehicle export

KIA Motors is celebrating the global export of its 15 millionth vehicle, an all-new Sorento shipped to the Middle East this month (August 2015), 40 years after the brand’s first overseas vehicle export.

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All-new KIA Sorento conquers southern Africa

In the first week of July 2015, three intrepid adventurers set off from the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria on an epic driving adventure. Their mission? To raise funds for the Little Fighters Cancer Trust through the Seven7 Drive. Their chariot? The all-new KIA Sorento.

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KIA at the Johannesburg Boat Show


  All-new Sorento and Grand Sedona spearheads KIA’s all-new lifestyle enhancing utility line-up at 2015 Johannesburg Boat Show   (JOHANNESBURG) August 13, 2015 – KIA Motors will be out in full force at the 2015 Johannesburg Boat Show, which takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (NASREC) this weekend, 14 to 16 August 2015, with […]

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2015 KIA Sedona receives JD Power APEAL award

Arriving with a design intended to shake up the large MPV segment, the stylish, multipurpose 2015 KIA Sedona (known as ‘Grand Sedona’ in some markets) followed its debut in the U.S.A. with a record first-half sales performance and high praise from media and consumers alike. This trend continues as the Sedona has received the J.D. […]

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Drive the Next Level – the all-new KIA Sorento

Drive the Next Level – the all-new KIA Sorento is here!

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Double win for KIA in the 2015 Red Dot design awards

The KIA Motors design team has swept the board yet again in the annual Red Dot Awards, picking up two ‘Red Dots’ for the outstanding product design of the KIA Soul EV and all-new KIA Sorento SUV.

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Next-generation KIA Optima primed for New York debut

Instantly recognizable yet thoroughly fresh, KIA will introduce the all-new 2016 Optima at the upcoming New York Auto Show on April 1st at 1:20 PM.  Available with multiple engine choices, the all-new Optima features a more spacious interior, class-up premium features and a number of technologies not previously offered on KIA’s best-selling mid-size sedan.

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