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2014-09-15 16:21:38

Kia Becomes First Korean Car Brand to Win Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Grand Touring Sport (GTS) and Touring Car A (TC-A) Manufacturer Titles IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors claimed the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Grand Touring Sport (GTS) and Touring Car A (TC-A) Manufacturer Championships at the series' season finale this past weekend at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. On the strength of five pole positions, five race wins and 13...

2014-09-11 12:21:04

Starting MSRP of $33,7001 (not including federal tax rebate of $7,500) with an expected introductory lease price2 of $249 per month makes all-new Soul EV a compelling offer for eco-conscious buyers IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced pricing for the all-electric version of its hugely popular urban passenger vehicle, the Kia Soul. Offered in two trims, Base and + (Plus), the 2015 Soul EV MSRP will be $33,700 (not including...

2014-09-10 08:20:34

Kia and Ford Battle for Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Title While Optima Pilot Mark Wilkins Leads Driver Championship With Two Races To Go IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 14 races, 13 podiums and five race wins, Kia Racing is within sight of two Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) championships as the series wraps up the 2014 season with one final doubleheader at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, this weekend. The Grand...

2014-09-08 08:20:32

Kia's Popular Compact Sedan Receives NHTSA's Highest Rating IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America's (KMA) second-generation Forte compact sedan has earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) 5-Star overall safety rating[1]. With its long list of standard safety features and extensive use of high-strength steel, the Forte sedan rated 5 stars in the side-impact test and 4 stars in the frontal and rollover tests. Starting at...

2014-09-03 12:21:49

Year-to-Date Sales Up 6.9 Percent IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced record August sales of 54,667 units, a 5.1-percent increase over the same period last year. Kia's year-to-date sales are up 6.9 percent, and the brand's aggressive new product cadence continues this quarter with the scheduled launches of the all-new Sedona and Soul EV. As part of the rollout of Kia's first all-electric, zero-emissions vehicle in the U.S., the...

2014-09-02 08:20:31

- Network of 17 new DC fast chargers across California makes charging quick and easy IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) is kicking off the implementation of a robust charging network in advance of the Soul EV going on sale in California during the third quarter of this year. With Kia's addition of 17 new DC fast chargers to California's already-existing network of 198, charger availability will be increased nearly nine percent statewide by...

2014-08-29 16:20:27

Kia Leads Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship by an Eight-Point Margin Ahead of Ford, Chevrolet, Porsche, Nissan and Aston Martin IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Racing showcased championship-caliber grit and determination in rounds 13 and 14 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at Sonoma Raceway, keeping Kia atop the Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship with a pair of hard-fought, top-five finishes....

2014-08-21 12:21:44

200,000 Free Downloads of Maroon5's "Animals" Available Now Exclusively at Kia.com/KiaSoul Before Song Makes iTunes Debut IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since bursting on the scene in 2009 as "a new way to roll," the funky Soul urban passenger vehicle - and an accompanying trio of music-loving hamsters - has become a genuine phenomenon, with U.S. sales of the iconic people mover increasing every year. Now, with "geek chic" newly added to the dictionary, the latest...

2014-08-21 08:20:35

Kia Leads Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship by a Nine-Point Margin Ahead of Ford, Chevrolet, Porsche, Nissan and Aston Martin IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off back-to-back podium finishes during rounds 11 and 12 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Kia Racing takes its championship lead to the picturesque vineyards of northern California for rounds 13 and 14 in the penultimate weekend...

2014-08-08 12:20:31

Second-generation Soul Scores High Marks from Editors for being Practical and Affordable IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off a record-breaking sales performance in the first half of 2014, the Kia Soul has been named to the list of 10 Best Back-to-School Cars by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. All new for the 2014 model year, the Soul sold an individual nameplate record 74,999 units in the first half of 2014 and continues on pace for a record sales year. KBB.com...


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