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2014-07-30 16:21:34

Mark Wilkins' Win in Toronto Keeps Kia atop Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Standings IRVINE, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from victory, the Kia Racing team heads to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, for rounds 11 and 12 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). Canadian-native and Kia Racing driver Mark Wilkins, piloting the No. 38 B.R.AK.E.S. Optima turbo, landed his second win of the 16-race season in his hometown of Toronto just two weeks ago...

2014-07-29 16:21:11

Second-generation Soul Scores Highest in Compact Multi-Purpose Segment and Posts Record-Setting Sales IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off its best-ever first-half sales performance in company history, the fun and funky 2014 Soul has received the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award for the third straight year in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment. All new for the 2014 model year, the Soul sold an individual nameplate...

2014-07-28 08:22:06

2015 Kia Forte will bring class-leading versatility and technology to Bill Jacobs JOLIET, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Kia Forte is coming soon to Bill Jacobs Kia and will bring versatility to consumers in the Joliet, Illinois area with several models. An enriched, comfortable interior fits drivers like a glove and tech-savvy features make the Kia Forte one of the most loaded midsize sedans in the class. For consumers who desire top-of-the-line technology, the...

2014-07-21 20:20:36

Wilkins Pilots the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima Turbo to Back-To-Back Top-Five Finishes in Toronto to Extend Kia's Lead in Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship IRVINE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toronto, Ontario, native and Kia Racing pilot Mark Wilkins showed championship-caliber grit and tenacity this weekend as he scored two top-five finishes in the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo, including his second win of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC)...

2014-07-18 00:20:17

-The Industrial Designers Society of America presents Kia with two IDEAs, honoring design excellence in Transportation category IRVINE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors has built a reputation for world-class design over the last several years, and recently, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has added to the Korean brand's renown with a pair of prestigious design awards. Kia received International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) in the transportation...

2014-07-16 08:20:34

Toronto Native Mark Wilkins and Teammate Nic Jonsson Aim to Extend Kia's Lead in Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship Following Double Victory at Road America IRVINE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off back-to-back triumphs at Road America in rounds seven and eight, the Kia Racing team is en route to Toronto to do battle north of the border in yet another Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) doubleheader weekend for rounds nine and ten of the 16-race season....

2014-07-02 08:20:33

Kia Soul and Optima Score Highest in Their Segments and Enhance Overall Brand Strength IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America's (KMA) two most popular vehicles, the 2014 Optima and 2014 Soul, were ranked at the top of their respective segments in Strategic Vision's Total Quality Index Study. Kia's youthful, stylish and well-built vehicles earned the brand the highest Total Quality score of all mainstream brands in this year's annual study. The Soul...

2014-07-01 12:21:58

Year-to-Date Sales of 297,413 Units Up 7.2 Percent Over 2013 IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its highest-ever J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) ranking - sixth among all automakers - Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced June sales of 50,644 units, contributing to the company's best-ever first-half performance with 297,413 vehicles sold thus far in 2014. With Kia's year-to-date sales up 7.2 percent, the brand's aggressive new product cadence...

2014-06-30 08:22:12

Irvine-Based Automaker Joins with Orange County's Largest Non-Profit Arts Organization to Showcase All-New K900 Flagship Luxury Sedan IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrons visiting the Segerstrom Center for the Arts will experience a new side of luxury as Kia Motors America (KMA) proudly introduces the all-new K900 rear drive luxury sedan(1) in collaboration with the Center, which presents a wide variety of the most significant national and international...

2014-06-27 08:20:27

Kia's Totally Transformed Urban Passenger Vehicle is fun-to-drive and fun-to-own IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America's (KMA) popular urban hatchback, the 2014 Soul, is one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 in 2014, according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Soul ranked third out of ten on KBB.com's annual list highlighting the hippest and most affordable cars on the market. Editors at Kelley Blue Book added the Soul to their list for its stylish...


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