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2012-08-07 22:20:14

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning Kia Soul has been spotlighted once again, this time being named as this year's No. 1 vehicle on the coveted "10 Best Back-to-School Cars in 2012" list by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, a leading provider of new and used car information. Lauded for its exceptional value, reliability and style, the Soul is a uniquely eye-catching and affordable way for students to get to class this fall. The funky urban passenger...

2012-08-03 02:20:07

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One month after sweeping the weekend with two victories at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in rounds eight and nine, Kia Racing's first-year Optima program enters Mid-Ohio Sports Car course with tremendous momentum - and a few extra pounds of "Rewards Weight" - as the cars make their first appearance at the famed road racing circuit. Michael Galati in the No. 36 Infinity Audio Optima and Mark Wilkins in the No. 38 Infinity Audio Optima carry an...

2012-08-01 06:21:02

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America's (KMA) record-setting momentum and growth continued last month with best-ever July sales of 48,074 units, a 5.6-percent increase over the same period last year. Kia's streak of consecutive year-over-year sales records now extends to a remarkable 23 months as the brand marches into the third quarter of 2012 well ahead of last year's all-time annual sales record pace. KMA's year-to-date sales are up 15.9 percent over...

2012-07-26 02:20:19

IRVINE, Calif., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The birthplace of U.S. auto racing, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), is the site for Round Eight of the 2012 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC). Kia Racing's Infinity Audio Forte Koups take to the Brickyard for the first time, and Kia Motors becomes the first Korean automaker to take the green flag at the legendary 103-year-old racetrack. Co-pilots of the No. 10 Infinity Audio Forte Koup, Nic Jönsson and Andy Lally, look...

2012-07-25 06:20:28

IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) is the fastest-growing car company in the U.S. and two of its best-selling vehicles - the Optima and Soul - were awarded the highest ranking scores in their respective segments within the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.(SM )The Optima ranked highest in a tie in the "Midsize Car" category, while the Soul claimed the highest ranking in the "Compact Multi-Purpose...

2012-07-05 02:20:10

IRVINE, Calif., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exhibiting highly sculpted, sloping shoulder lines and wedge-shaped exteriors, the 2012 Kia Rio subcompact has achieved top honors from exclusive design award competitions in the U.S. and Germany, including the brand's first IDEA Design Award in the Transportation category and a highly coveted Red Dot Design award. The IDEA Award is a top design award organized by the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) and recognizes designs that affect...

2012-07-03 06:21:30

IRVINE, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America's (KMA) unprecedented momentum and growth reached new heights last month with best-ever June sales of 51,326 units, a 13.9-percent increase over the same period last year, contributing to the brand's best quarter ever of 150,647 units - topping more than 150,000 units in a three month period for the first time. Kia's streak of consecutive monthly sales records extended to 22 months, and the brand's historic second quarter...

2012-07-02 02:20:05

IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Kia Optima SX Limited (SXL), which is the new top-tier trim level of the ultra-popular midsize Optima sedan line, is now arriving in dealerships with an MSRP under $35,000[2]. First introduced at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, the upscale Optima Limited went into production at Kia's U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia* in early-June and builds on the Optima SX's existing foundation of class-leading horsepower[3] and fuel...

2012-06-28 02:21:10

IRVINE, Calif., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguably one of the most beautiful locales in the country, the finger lakes of upstate New York are home to some of the prettiest countryside and charming towns in the state; it's also the backdrop to one of the most well-known and challenging road courses in the world - Watkins Glen International. Kia Racing returns to "The Glen" this weekend looking to expand its slim one-point lead in the Street Tuner (ST) class as the season is quickly coming...

2012-06-21 02:20:08

IRVINE, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Racing amps up for its biggest and busiest weekend of the year this week as five different Kia vehicles compete in three different series at two tracks in two separate countries. The Infinity Audio Forte Koups return to the Midwest for round six of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) as the series turns to the extremely fast and challenging Road America circuit in beautiful Elkhart Lake, Wisc. North of the border, the Pirelli...