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2014-08-19 12:21:21

The 2015 Kia Soul hits the showroom floor at Bill Jacobs Kia JOLIET, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Few models can offer the same level of eye-catching style and versatility that the 2015 Kia Soul at Bill Jacobs Kia can. An edgy style and a fun-to-drive attitude leaves Chicago area drivers enamored with the 2015 Kia Soul once they have gotten behind the wheel. Not only is the Soul fun to drive, its funky style caters to a wide array of needs and lifestyles. (Photo -...

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...

2014-08-05 16:20:57

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. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Racing scored back-to-back podium finishes during the team's latest outing for rounds 11 and 12 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. With only four races remaining in the 16-race PWC season, Kia extended its lead in the Grand Touring...

2014-08-01 12:21:08

Year-to-Date Sales Up 7.2 Percent Over 2013 IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off the best first half sales performance in company history, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced record July sales of 52,309 units, a 6.7 percent increase over the same period last year. After launching seven all-new or significantly redesigned vehicles in 2013, Kia's year-to-date sales are up 7.2 percent, and the brand's aggressive new product cadence will continue this quarter...

2014-08-01 08:21:18

July Industry ATP down nearly 4% YoY, incentive spending highest since August 2010 CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used cars and a comprehensive automotive digital marketing company, estimated today that July's Average Transaction Price (ATP) for new light-vehicle sales in the United States was $29,784, down 1.1 percent (-$324) from last month and 3.7 percent (-$1,128) from July 2013. "Generous summer...

2014-08-01 08:20:40

Estimated Incentive Spending at $2,731 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, announced today the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,636 in July 2014, down $368 (-1.2 percent) from July 2013. Estimated incentive spending this month is the highest July since 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "Incentive spending in...

2014-07-30 16:21:34

Mark Wilkins' Win in Toronto Keeps Kia atop Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Standings IRVINE, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from victory, the Kia Racing team heads to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, for rounds 11 and 12 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). Canadian-native and Kia Racing driver Mark Wilkins, piloting the No. 38 B.R.AK.E.S. Optima turbo, landed his second win of the 16-race season in his hometown of Toronto just two weeks ago...

2014-07-30 08:22:44

Palmen Kia of Kenosha, Wis. offering a trunk full of soda with every automobile sold KENOSHA, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many Midwestern drivers, summer in Wisconsin is synonymous with warm weather road trips and cold beverages. In keeping with that time-honored association, one Kia dealership in Wisconsin is offering a fun extra incentive to buy a new or used vehicle at its location: a trunk load of soda to drive home with in addition to the automobile itself....

2014-07-30 08:21:32

New Hampshire Kia owners can save on regular car care with Portsmouth Kia PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When consumers drive off dealership lots in new cars, they often have the best intentions regarding vehicle maintenance. With intentions to get regular oil changes, tire rotations and wheel alignments, new car owners are confident they will take excellent care of their new Kia near Lawrence MA . But as the new car luster begins to fade and the costs of...

2014-07-29 16:21:11

Second-generation Soul Scores Highest in Compact Multi-Purpose Segment and Posts Record-Setting Sales IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off its best-ever first-half sales performance in company history, the fun and funky 2014 Soul has received the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award for the third straight year in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment. All new for the 2014 model year, the Soul sold an individual nameplate...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.