Total Items: 71
11/20/15 | ID: 10949
11/20/15 | ID: 10949
KIA OPTIMA AND SEDONA WIN HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS AWARDS®
On the heels of recent honors from Kelley Blue Book® and J.D. Power®, the 2016 Kia Optima and Sedona continue to accumulate awards and accolades with both being named amongst best cars of the year for Hispanic families by the Hispanic Motor Press Awards®. The all-new 2016 Kia Optima topped the Family Sedan category, while the 2016 Sedona was named the best minivan of the year.
Auto Shows|Awards|Kia Motors America
11/18/15 | ID: 10939
11/18/15 | ID: 10939
Kia Classic Will Return to Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa in March 2016
The seventh annual Kia Classic LPGA tournament returns to its home at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Carlsbad, California from March 21-27, 2016.
Kia Motors America|LPGA Partnership|Partnerships|Sponsorships
11/03/15 | ID: 10891
11/03/15 | ID: 10891
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES BEST-EVER OCTOBER SALES
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced best-ever October sales of 50,044 vehicles, a 12-percent increase over the same period last year. Led by the Optima and Soul with 14,381 and 12,246 units sold, respectively, October marked Kia’s sixth straight monthly sales record.
Kia Motors America|Sales|Models
08/28/15 | ID: 10559
08/28/15 | ID: 10559
KIA MOTORS AMERICA AND HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ANNOUNCE SELECTION OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Kia Motors America (KMA) and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today announced the recipients of 16 scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each. HACU member colleges and universities in the U.S. are home to more than two-thirds of all Hispanic college students. To be eligible for the scholarship, students needed to maintain a 3.0 grade point average and be enrolled at one of the more than 400 national HACU member institutions.
Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy
07/08/15 | ID: 10432
07/08/15 | ID: 10432
KIA K900 SETS RECORD-HIGH SCORE IN AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS
Four models from Kia Motors America (KMA) were recognized as segment winners of the 2015 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), including the K900 luxury sedan, which ranked at the top of the Luxury Car category and won AutoPacific’s coveted President’s Award, given to the vehicle that achieves the highest-ever overall VSA score. This is only the third time this award has been given in the 19-year history of the VSAs. The other three Kia winners included the 2015 Cadenza, 2015 Soul (tie) and 2015 Sportage in the Large Car, Compact Car and Compact Crossover SUV categories, respectively, with the Soul scoring its second consecutive win. Kia had more category winners than any other brand and ranked third (tie) among all Popular non-premium automakers for overall brand score.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 K900|2015 Sportage|2015 Soul|2015 Cadenza
06/17/15 | ID: 10240
06/17/15 | ID: 10240
KIA MOTORS EARNS BEST-EVER RANKING IN 2015 J.D. POWER INITIAL QUALITY STUDY
With more units in operation in the U.S. than ever before, Kia Motors reached another historic milestone today when J.D. Power recognized the brand as the second-highest scoring nameplate industry-wide in its 2015 Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia’s IQS score improved by 20 points over its previous best-ever performance in 2014, vaulting the growing automaker up four positions to second overall among 33 automotive brands and highest among all mass-market nameplates.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality
03/25/15 | ID: 10046
03/25/15 | ID: 10046
KIA MOTORS AMERICA EXPANDS SOUL EV AVAILABILITY TO FIVE ADDITIONAL STATES
Following the successful launch of the Soul EV late last year in California, Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to announce it is expanding availability of its fullycharged urban runabout into five new states: Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. Electric vehicle demand has been growing in these states, and consumers there have expressed a lot of interest in Soul EV. And with more than 1,8001 charging stations combined, the robust EV infrastructure within these markets makes battery-powered travel convenient and an increasingly appealing choice for consumers. Within each state, select Kia retailers will be certified to sell and service the Soul EV, and customers will have access to charging stations installed at these facilities. The Soul EV-authorized Kia dealership locations will be announced closer to the Soul EV’s on-sale date in the expansion states later this year. Additional markets are set to come online in 2016.
Environment|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul EV
10/09/14 | ID: 9449
10/09/14 | ID: 9449
Kia Motors brand value skyrockets 480 percent since 2007
Kia Motors brand value skyrockets 480 percent since 2007
Awards|Kia Motors Corporation
10/09/14 | ID: 9448
10/09/14 | ID: 9448
KIA MOTORS BRAND VALUE SKYROCKETS 480 PERCENT SINCE 2007
Since declaring design management as a core driver of the company’s future growth and the hiring of President & Chief Design Officer Peter Schreyer in 2007, Kia Motors Corporation’s brand value has skyrocketed by 480% from US$929 million to US$5.4 billion, according to Interbrand’s exclusive list of 100 ‘Best Global Brands 2014’ which was released today. This rise in brand value far outpaces the average growth rate over the same period of all 11 other automakers on this year’s list.
Awards|Kia Motors Corporation
09/15/14 | ID: 9411
09/15/14 | ID: 9411
KIA RACING WINS 2014 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIPS
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 podium finishes during the 16-race PWC season, Kia Racing and partner Kinetic Motorsports bested teams from Ford, Chevrolet, Porsche, Aston Martin and Nissan making Kia the first Korean brand to earn the coveted title of PWC Champion.
Kia Racing
09/08/14 | ID: 9335
09/08/14 | ID: 9335
2015 KIA FORTE EARNS NHTSA 5-STAR SAFETY RATING
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 . 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 $15,890 , the Forte offers sport-sedan styling with class-up amenities and appointments at a tremendous value.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality|Safety|2015 Forte
08/01/14 | ID: 9189
08/01/14 | ID: 9189
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RECORD JULY SALES
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 with the scheduled launches of the all-new Sedona and Soul EV. Since arriving in 2009, U.S. sales of the iconic Soul have exceeded the 500,000 unit mark, and the wildly popular urban passenger vehicle recently topped the Compact MPV segment in the J.D. Power APEAL Study for the third straight year.
Kia Motors America|Sales|Models
07/29/14 | ID: 9181
07/29/14 | ID: 9181
2014 KIA SOUL RECEIVES J.D. POWER APEAL AWARD FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR
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 record 74,999 units in the first half of 2014.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2014 Soul
07/01/14 | ID: 9026
07/01/14 | ID: 9026
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES BEST FIRST-HALF SALES PERFORMANCE IN COMPANY HISTORY
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 continues in the third quarter with the scheduled launches of the all-new Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle and Soul EV.
Kia Motors America|Sales
06/30/14 | ID: 9024
06/30/14 | ID: 9024
KIA MOTORS BECOMES OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNER OF SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Patrons visiting 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 in collaboration with the Center, which presents a wide variety of the most significant national and international productions of national Broadway tours, music, dance, jazz, cabaret, family entertainment, special events and many free public performances to the people of Southern California on multiple stages. As Official Automotive Partner, Kia has built three custom K900 displays that will reside on Segerstrom Center for the Art’s campus. Kia also will provide a complimentary vehicle to aid in transporting teaching artists and the Center’s community education staff to events throughout the year. Segerstrom Center for the Arts is the largest provider of arts education programs on the West Coast, touching the lives of nearly 320,000 young people and families each year.
Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Models|2015 K900
06/18/14 | ID: 9008
06/18/14 | ID: 9008
KIA RANKS SIXTH AMONG AUTOMAKERS IN 2014 J.D. POWER INITIAL QUALITY STUDY
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 field of 32 car brands. The 2014 Sportage ranked first (in a tie) in the Small SUV segment for the second consecutive year, and the Cadenza ranked highest in the prestigious Large Car category, recognized by IQS for its first U.S. model year.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality
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