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2014-04-14 16:21:00

Turbocharged Kia Optimas Finish First and Third in The "Roar by the Shore Presented by Kia" IRVINE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Racing scored its first win of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season today on the streets of Long Beach, Calif. With more than 200 team members from Kia's nearby U.S. headquarters cheering them on, drivers Nic Jonsson and Mark Wilkins took first and third in round two of the 16-race season, the "Roar by the Shore Presented by Kia."...

2014-04-14 12:21:31

Completely Redesigned Midsize Multi-purpose Vehicle Raises the Bar in the Segment with Innovative Technology, Style and Added Safety Features NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Set against the backdrop of one of the world's premier urban playgrounds, Kia Motors America (KMA) today took the wraps off the all-new 2015 Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle in New York City. As the final chapter in Kia's design-led transformation story - which began in 2009 and has seen a...

2014-04-11 16:20:17

Redesigned Urban Compact Boasts First-Class Appointments in a Fun-loving New Package IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Soul, Kia Motors America's (KMA) compact car sales leader, has gained further recognition for its iconic design by being named to WardsAuto's list of "10 Best Interiors of 2014." Kia's fun-to-drive urban utility vehicle impressed WardsAuto editors by combining a refined interior design, high-quality materials, premium features, cutting-edge...

2014-04-10 08:20:17

The "Roar by the Shore Presented by Kia" Marks the Home Race for Irvine, Calif.-based Kia Motors America IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With both turbocharged Kia Racing Optimas having scored hard-fought top-ten finishes at the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Kia Racing team had just three days in their Buford, Ga., shop to prepare the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org and No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. machines before making the long haul...

2014-04-09 12:29:07

Kia Triumphs Over Top Competitors for the KBB.com Honor IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com) today announced Kia Motors America (KMA) is a 2014 Brand Image Award winner for the "Best Value Brand" - the first time Kia has won the coveted award by KBB.com, the leading provider of new and used car information. Kia received high marks for its impressive lineup of stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles, specifically Optima, Rio, Soul and Forte,...

2014-04-01 12:24:57

Optima and Soul Nameplates Achieve Record Monthly Sales; All-New K900 Flagship Sedan Begins to Arrive in Select Showrooms IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today reported March sales of 54,777 vehicles, a 11.5-percent increase over the same period in 2013 and led by record monthly sales of the U.S.-built* Optima midsize sedan the and Soul, with 16,310 and 13,992 units sold, respectively. Included in the second-best March total in company...

2014-03-27 08:24:38

Kia's Sporty Two-Door Honored in the Compact Coupe Category IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Kia Forte Koup has been honored as a 2014 Vincentric "Best Value in America" award winner in the Compact Coupe segment. Vincentric is a leading source of cost-of-ownership data and analysis within the automotive industry. "The all-new 2014 Forte Koup being named 'Best Value in America' in the Compact Coupe category by Vincentric emphasizes Kia's commitment to...

2014-03-27 08:22:21

Nic Jonsson and Mark Wilkins Return To Pilot No. 36 and No. 38 Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Class Turbocharged Optimas In Kia's Third Season of Pirelli World Challenge Competition IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After burning the midnight oil during an extremely busy off-season, Kia Motors America (KMA) and its racing partner Kinetic Motorsports are ready to kick off the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) campaign on the Streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., with an...

2014-03-26 08:20:17

Fifth-Annual Kia Classic to Include Family Activities, Autograph Sessions and a Junior Clinic with LPGA Players IRVINE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) has many reasons to celebrate this year: 2014 marks the company's 20(th) anniversary in the U.S.; the fifth annual Kia Classic tournament tees off tomorrow at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, Calif.; and a new era has begun with the arrival of the all-new Kia K900[1] luxury sedan. Along with...

2014-03-24 12:21:19

Multi-Year Partnership Makes Wie a Global Spokesperson for the Kia Brand and Increases the Company's Presence in Ladies Professional Golf IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA), the Official Automotive Partner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), today announced the renewal of its successful partnership with Michelle Wie, an official Kia brand ambassador since 2010 and one of the LPGA's most popular players. Through a multi-year...