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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...

2014-06-26 16:21:09

New and used inventory gives car shoppers multitude of options PORTSMOUTH, N.H., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers are faced with a barrage of decisions when it comes time start the search for a new car. When looking at vehicles themselves, there are questions about fuel economy, seating, cargo capacity and performance to name a few. But perhaps the more pressing issue for car shoppers centers on their budgets and whether to pursue new or used cars. Photo -...

2014-06-19 08:21:50

U.S.-built* Optima Midsize Sedan Wins Award for Second Consecutive Year while Soul Urban Utility Earns Honor for First Time IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia's two best-selling vehicles in the U.S. market were recently acknowledged by AutoPacific with Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) for 2014. The midsize Optima sedan won the Best-In-Class Mid-Size Car award for the second consecutive year, while the ultra-popular Soul urban passenger vehicle won Best-In-Class...

2014-06-18 16:21:07

Cadenza and Sportage Recognized as Segment Leaders as Fast-Moving Brand Moves Up Four Positions Over Last Year IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.D. Power 2014 Initial Quality Study (IQS) has ranked the Kia Sportage and Kia Cadenza as leaders in the Small SUV and Large Car segments, respectively. Furthermore, Kia has moved up four positions over last year's IQS ranking and now stands at number six (in a tie) in the automotive industry for initial quality out of a...

2014-06-03 12:23:28

May Sales Surpass 60,000 Units in a Single Month for the First Time; Record-Setting Performances by Optima and Soul; Annual Sales Up 8.8 Percent IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) is celebrating its 20(th) anniversary in the U.S., and the brand's momentum reached historic new heights in May with an all-time best monthly sales total of 60,087, a 14.8-percent increase over the same period in 2013 and the first time KMA has achieved more than 60,000...

2014-05-09 08:21:15

Sorento SX Tops Its Segment at Annual "Mudfest" Challenge Event IRVINE, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors' highly acclaimed 2015 Kia Sorento was named Best Family Vehicle by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) during the annual "Mudfest" competition in Snoqualmie, Washington. More than 20 NWAPA automotive journalists evaluated vehicles on an autocross course as well as paved and moderate off-road routes during the two-day event and selected winners in...

2014-05-01 16:21:03

K900 Flagship Sedan Sales Grow as Vehicles Continue Arriving in Select Showrooms IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Kia Motors America (KMA) celebrating its 20(th) anniversary, the company's first-quarter momentum continued into April with record sales of 53,676 vehicles, a 12.9-percent increase over the same month in 2013. Record monthly sales were led by the U.S.-built* Optima midsize sedan with 14,589 units sold, while the Soul urban passenger vehicle...


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