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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."...

2014-04-11 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...

2014-03-26 16:20:39

Kenosha area drivers among early adopters of new Kia Sorento, Optima Hybrid KENOSHA, Wis., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers in the Kenosha, Wis. and Gurnee Ill. area who are interested in being among the first to experience some of the newest offerings from Kia Motor Company will be able to do so at Palmen Kia in the coming months, with new models like the 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid sedan and 2015 Kia Sorento crossover arriving at the dealership this spring. (Photo:...

2014-03-24 08:20:49

Kia Cadenza, Optima fight for supremacy in their respective classes JOLIET, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Kia name isn't frequently associated with premium and upscale models, but the misplaced notion that the automaker's vehicle lineup falls short of some of the larger, more established automakers is erroneous. As Kia progressively alters its lineup with quality redesigns and completely new models like the Kia K900 luxury sedan, Bill Jacobs Kia in Joliet, Ill. is...

2014-03-21 12:20:44

Briggs Kia of Topeka, Kan. compares 2014 Kias side-by-side with popular competitors TOPEKA, Kan., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers that have been in search of a new vehicle and are seeking a means to simplify the compare-and-contrast process will be pleased with the recently added tool Briggs Kia of Topeka Kan. has included on its website. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/MN87741) Through the use of this updated website feature, popular...

2014-03-19 12:21:44

Phillipsburg-Easton Hyundai services surrounding communities such as Phillipsburg, N.J. and Easton, Pa. STEWARTSVILLE, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Phillipsburg-Easton Hyundai, a Hyundai dealer servicing Phillipsburg, N.J. and Easton, Pa., is proud to announce that their brand-new responsive website has officially launched. The website makes it easier for residents in the Stewartsville, N.J. area to find new and used cars available at the Hyundai dealership. The...