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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...

2014-09-05 12:20:53

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, September 6, Hyundai Capital America (HCA), a top-10 U.S. auto finance company that does business as "Hyundai Motor Finance" and "Kia Motors Finance," will celebrate its 25th Anniversary and 25 years in Orange County, CA. Originally formed as Hyundai Motor Finance Company in 1989, it was the fastest captive auto finance company launch in U.S. history, achieving national coverage by the end of 1990. While Hyundai Capital America...

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....

2014-08-28 12:27:42

Agency Receives 10 Awards for Work with Publix, Kia, Kraft, State Farm, ACLU and HAP NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) (http://www.mxm.com/), the leading content-powered, customer engagement agency and a part of Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com), announced today it has won ten 2014 Content Marketing Awards for its work on behalf of clients including Kia Motor Company, Kraft Foods, Publix, State Farm, ACLU and HAP. In...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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