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2017 Kia Sportage awarded with Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

2017 Kia Sportage awarded with Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

Thanks to a major leap in the safety area, Kia’s small SUV received the highest designation possible from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Kia brought major improvements in all areas to its new Sportage compact SUV and the brand’s efforts were rewarded with the top safety rating by the […]

Kia sees strong sales in Europe this year

Kia sees strong sales in Europe this year

Kia is targeting further growth this year in Europe, aiming to surpass the 400,000-unit mark, according to a company executive. 2015 represented a significant milestone for Kia in Europe, namely its seventh consecutive year of growth and sales of over 385,000 units, marking an 8.8 percent rise. With new models […]

Mexico plans to settle plant dispute with Kia

Mexico plans to settle plant dispute with Kia

The Mexican government has disputed the previous agreement with Kia over automaker’s first plant in the country, but the disagreements are soon to end, local officials declared. Many automakers up North intend to bypass the high-costs involved in building low-margin cars, planning to shift some of their outputs in some […]

Kia previews its new cee’d TCR

Kia previews its new cee’d TCR

The South Korean automaker has released the first official renderings of the upcoming cee’d TCR that is set to partake in the TCR International Series. Kia will be fighting in the series against the likes of Alfa Romeo, Seat, Volkswagen, Honda and Opel in the second season of the competition […]

IIHS gives the highest safety rating to Kia’s 2016 Optima

IIHS gives the highest safety rating to Kia’s 2016 Optima

The redesigned Kia Optima earned the top award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which granted the mid-sized sedan the Top Safety Pick Plus rating. Optima is Kia’s best-selling nameplate in the United States with a record of 159,414 units delivered last year. And now, the redesigned model proved […]

Kia reaches 2 million vehicles produced in the US

Kia reaches 2 million vehicles produced in the US

Kia’s plant in Georgia celebrated on Tuesday its two millionth vehicle built since it started production more than 6 years ago. Kia Motors’ Georgia factory is the central pillar of the South Korean automaker’s success in North America, as is its first manufacturing site in the region. Located on 2,200 […]

New York Auto Show: 2017 Kia Cadenza

New York Auto Show: 2017 Kia Cadenza

The South Korean automaker has opted to present the 2017 Cadenza model in front of the audience attending the New York International Auto Show. The Cadenza will reach dealerships sometimes later this year, with the refreshed model using design cues from the bigger Optima. Kia has been pretty mysterious about […]

Kia aims to improve its position in Russia

Kia aims to improve its position in Russia

The South Korean automaker is confident that it will keep its strong position on the Russian market, a company’s region executive told Reuters. The Russian automotive market keeps struggling, as the country’s economy is facing the worst pace in a decade and all automakers are trying to cope with the […]

Guide to the 86th Geneva Motor Show

Guide to the 86th Geneva Motor Show

The 2016 edition of the Swiss event is upon us and this will serve as your ultimate guide to all the news and novelties that automakers have planned. We have here arranged in alphabetical order all important novelties from the carmakers, including concepts. All makes and models are in alphabetical […]