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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...

2014-06-26 12:20:31

IRVINE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Capital America ("HCA"), a top-10 U.S. captive auto finance company, which does business as "Hyundai Motor Finance" and "Kia Motors Finance", today announced it has partnered with FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, to be the first captive auto finance company to provide free FICO(®) Scores to customers as part of the FICO(®) Score Open Access program....

2014-06-25 23:16:17

Bobby Likis, host of nationally syndicated, award-winning, car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," completed his intensive, week-long test drive of a 2015 Kia K900. Full commentary with drive footage in high-definition video is posted on Likis's YouTube. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Bobby Likis, host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," completed his intensive, week-long test drive of a 2015 Kia K900. Full commentary with drive footage in...

2014-06-23 16:21:00

Nic Jonsson and Mark Wilkins First and Second, Separated by One Point in Driver Championship Chase ELKHART LAKE, Wis., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Racing's doubleheader debut at Road America this weekend turned into a double victory as Nic Jonsson scored back-to-back wins in rounds seven and eight of the 16-race 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season. Jonsson and Kia Racing teammate Mark Wilkins finished one-two in round seven at the 4.048-mile road course on Friday....


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