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08/10/17 | ID: 12771
08/10/17 | ID: 12771
KIA MOTORS AMERICA RECORDS SECOND-BEST JULY CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED VEHICLE SALES TOTAL IN COMPANY HISTORY
Kia Motors America announced its second-best July Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle sales with 6,431 units sold, proving that consumers continue to be attracted to Kia’s award-winning lineup of vehicles. Double digit gains for Kia’s Sedona and Sportage helped the brand continue to outpace the industry in July.
Kia Motors America|Sales
08/01/17 | ID: 12766
08/01/17 | ID: 12766
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES JULY SALES
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced July sales of 56,403 vehicles, led by the Forte family of compact cars with a best-ever total of 12,022 units sold, breaking the nameplate’s previous monthly sales record set in May of this year.
Kia Motors America|Sales|Models
07/31/17 | ID: 12764
07/31/17 | ID: 12764
KIA MOTORS INTRODUCES NIRO SKILL FOR AMAZON ALEXA
After the Niro crossover captured a segment award in the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the Niro Skill for Amazon Alexa to deliver instant access to product information for the Niro Crossover vehicle, direct to consumers. The Niro Skill for Amazon Alexa will offer product information, including local dealer inventory and product specifications to make the car shopping process easier for consumers.
Kia Motors America|Marketing|Technology|2017 Niro
07/28/17 | ID: 12762
07/28/17 | ID: 12762
KIA MOTORS AND B.R.A.K.E.S. EXPAND SCHEDULE OF FREE DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES FOR TEENS THROUGHOUT THE MIDWEST
Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) are expanding both the number of locations and number of free defensive driving classes offered throughout the Midwest as part of an effort to help reduce the high rate of motor vehicle crashes involving teenage drivers. In a region with nearly two million potential new drivers between the ages of 16 and 20, expanded B.R.A.K.E.S. training programs will be conducted beginning mid-August in major metropolitan areas encompassing the St. Louis, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Detroit, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Chicago markets. A full list of B.R.A.K.E.S. classes and dates can be found at www.putonthebrakes.org.
Dealers|Events|Kia Motors America|Partnerships|Philanthropy|Safety|Sponsorships
07/27/17 | ID: 12755
07/27/17 | ID: 12755
KIA NIRO, SOUL, AND CADENZA NAMED SEGMENT WINNERS IN J.D. POWER 2017 AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE, EXECUTION, AND LAYOUT (APEAL) STUDY
Kia Motors has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the Kia Niro, Kia Soul, and Kia Cadenza, all garnering awards in their respective segments. Kia is the only non-premium brand to register wins in three segments (in a three-way tie with two premium brands), earning accolades in the Small SUV segment (Niro), Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment (Soul) and Large Car segment (Cadenza). The announcement follows on the heels of Kia Motors recently being ranked highest in the industry in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) for the second year in a row and all three Kia APEAL study segment winners were also IQS segment winners.
Awards|Quality|2017 Niro|2017 Cadenza|2017 Soul
07/27/17 | ID: 12729
07/27/17 | ID: 12729
KIA MOTORS AMERICA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF SOUTHWEST REGION
Kia Motors America (KMA) is celebrating the grand opening of the brand’s Southwest Region office in the Dallas, Texas, metropolitan area. The addition of a fifth region brings Kia’s sales, marketing and training operations closer to the company’s network of nearly 800 dealers across the U.S. Justin Sohn, Kia Motors America’s President & CEO was joined by local dealer principals and Southwest Region team members for the grand opening.
Events|Kia Motors America
07/26/17 | ID: 12727
07/26/17 | ID: 12727
KIA OPTIMA AND KIA SPORTAGE RANKED TOP 10 MOST AWARDED VEHICLES OF 2017 BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM
Kia Motors America (KMA) was honored when two of its popular models – the 2017 Kia Optima midsize sedan and 2017 Kia Sportage SUV – were named among the top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, a trusted source for consumers in the automotive space. The list identifies the 10 vehicles Kelley Blue Book has recognized the most often this year. In addition, Kia Motors earned its place on KBB.com’s list of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2017.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Sportage|2017 Optima
07/20/17 | ID: 12724
07/20/17 | ID: 12724
2017 KIA FORTE EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Forte built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights with Dynamic Bending Light. This top safety award came right on the heels of the Forte being named highest-rated compact car in the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS), which measures consumer satisfaction and the least number of issues in the first 90 days of ownership.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Safety|Models|2017 Forte
07/17/17 | ID: 12722
07/17/17 | ID: 12722
KIA MOTORS AMERICA POSTS LARGEST SIX-MONTH CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED VEHICLE SALES TOTAL IN COMPANY HISTORY
Kia Motors America’s combined Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle sales in April, May and June reached new heights with a best-ever quarterly total of 20,346 units, capping the best six-month CPO result in company history.
Kia Motors America|Sales
07/03/17 | ID: 12687
07/03/17 | ID: 12687
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES JUNE SALES
Kia Motors America today announced June sales of 56,143 units, including the seven millionth Kia vehicle sold in the U.S. since 1994. After topping J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study for the second consecutive year, Kia’s sales were led by the Forte family of compact cars with a best-ever June total of 11,387 units.
Kia Motors America|Sales|Models
06/30/17 | ID: 12685
06/30/17 | ID: 12685
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ADDS BILL PEFFER TO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Kia Motors America today announced that Bill Peffer will assume the role of vice president, sales, effective July 24.
Executives|Kia Motors America
06/29/17 | ID: 12677
06/29/17 | ID: 12677
KIA MOTORS’ MUSIC-LOVING HAMSTERS WELCOME A NEW MEMBER TO THE FAMILY IN MARKETING CAMPAIGN FOR THE TURBOCHARGED SOUL
Over the last eight years, the Kia Soul and a trio of paw-tapping, music-loving hamsters have stood apart from the competition and captured imaginations. So how did Kia go about improving an icon? By turbocharging it. Now available with a 201-horsepower engine, Kia has upped the ante on its funky crossover, and the latest installment of Kia’s award-winning ad campaign finds the ever-present hamsters welcoming the new addition to the Soul family in “The Arrival.”
Advertising|Kia Motors America|Marketing|Models
06/21/17 | ID: 12665
06/21/17 | ID: 12665
KIA TOPS J.D. POWER’S INITIAL QUALITY NAMEPLATE RANKINGS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR
Continuing a multi-year string of quality and reliability awards and accolades, J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study (IQS) today recognized Kia Motors as the highest-ranking nameplate in the United States for the second year in a row. Kia’s improvement to 72 problems per 100 vehicles marks the best nameplate performance within the last 20 years of the study, driven by five segment awards – the most of any nameplate – for the Soul (Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle), Forte (Compact Car), Cadenza (Large Car), Niro (Small SUV) and Sorento (Midsize SUV). The Kia Soul took home an IQS award for the third consecutive year while Kia’s two newest models, Cadenza and Niro, were outstanding performers in their first model year, with the Kia Cadenza earning the top score among all models ranked in the study. Together with the Optima and Sportage, each of the seven award eligible Kia models included in the 2017 IQS study finished first or second in their respective categories.
Kia Motors America|Quality|Models|2017 Forte|2017 Niro|2017 Cadenza|2017 Sorento|2017 Soul
06/14/17 | ID: 12624
06/14/17 | ID: 12624
KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES 16 CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF RECORD CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED SALES
Kia Motors America (KMA) announced the 16th consecutive month of record Certified Pre-Owned sales, with 7,008 units sold in May. The brand’s award-winning program continues to introduce new consumers to Kia’s diverse lineup of vehicles. Kia’s U.S.-built* vehicles – the Optima and Sorento – led the charge with 1,657 and 1,486 units sold, respectively
Kia Motors America|Sales
06/13/17 | ID: 12620
06/13/17 | ID: 12620
THREE KIA MODELS EARN COVETED AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS
Three of Kia Motors America’s (KMA) highly acclaimed models, the 2016 Optima midsize sedan, the 2016 and 2017 Cadenza premium sedan as well as the 2017 Sportage Compact CUV, have been named segment winners in AutoPacific’s 2017 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) in the midsize car, large car and compact crossover SUV categories, respectively.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Optima|2016 Cadenza|2017 Sportage|2017 Cadenza
06/08/17 | ID: 12615
06/08/17 | ID: 12615
KIA SOUL NAMED TO LIST OF BEST FAMILY CARS OF 2017 BY PARENTS MAGAZINE AND EDMUNDS
The 2017 Soul has been awarded a spot among the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017 by Parents magazine and Edmunds. The parenting and car experts tested hundreds of vehicles, selecting winners based on value, performance, safety and family-friendly features.
Soul|Award|Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Soul
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