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06/01/23 ID: 20695
KIA AMERICA’S GROWTH CONTINUES WITH TENTH STRAIGHT YEAR-OVER-YEAR MONTHLY SALES INCREASES
Fast-growing Kia America continues its hot streak as the brand posted total May sales of 71,497 units, marking the second-highest monthly sales total in company history and the tenth consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases. Sales of retail units in May totaled 65,197, marking an increase of 21-percent year-over-year, with combined sales increasing by 23-percent. Several models posting double- and even triple-digit sales increases, including: Seltos (+171-percent); Stinger (+102-percent); Carnival (+80-percent); Soul (+45-percent); Telluride (+35-percent); Sportage (+24-percent) and Sorento (+13-percent). May sales were driven by Kia’s lineup of capable SUVs, which increased 35-percent year-over-year and accounted for 74-percent of the brand’s total volume. The Sportage, Telluride and Seltos models also set best-ever May sales records, up 17-, 29- and 39-percent, respectively, over each model’s previous record-setting May performances set in 2021. In addition, Seltos set an all-time monthly sales record with sales up 15-percent over the previous best-ever monthly sales performance set by the model in March 2021. Sales of Kia’s electrified models set a new May record – posting a 33-percent increase over May 2022 – and a new any-month record up by 4-percent over the previous record which was set just last month. Sales of the all-electric Kia EV6 also set a new May sales record, increasing 7-percent over May 2022. In addition, overall sales of the model increased 80-percent over last month thanks in part to a marketing campaign and competitive lease program.
05/26/23 ID: 20690
Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution to Establish Battery Cell Manufacturing Joint Venture in the U.S.
Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution (LGES) announced an EV battery cell manufacturing joint venture in the U.S. today.
05/11/23 ID: 20645
Kia and Kakao Mobility Collaborate for Innovation in Mobility Services with Purpose-Built Vehicles
Kia Corporation and Kakao Mobility, South Korea’s leading mobility as a service (MaaS) platform service company, today announced a collaboration to develop purpose-built vehicles (PBVs) optimized for ride-hailing and new mobility services linked to PBVs.
04/25/23 ID: 20501
Hyundai Motor Group and SK On to Establish EV Battery Cell Production Joint Venture in US
Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) today announced its plans to set up an electric vehicle (EV) battery cell production joint venture in the US with partner SK On.
04/21/23 ID: 20481
Kia commits to advancing human wellbeing and environmental sustainability at Milan Design Week
Kia is presenting a bold design approach in an exhibition titled ‘Opposites United’ at Milan Design Week. The multi-media event illustrates how the company will create new sustainable mobility solutions through harmonizing the apparent opposing concepts of human mobility requirements and environmental impact. The exhibition is nominated for the prestigious ‘Fuorisalone Award’, which recognizes the most memorable events of the Milan Design Week.
04/19/23 ID: 20428
Hyundai Motor Group Starts Building Lunar Exploration Rover Development Model
Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) today announced that it has started building an initial development model of a lunar exploration mobility rover in tandem with aerospace partners.
04/18/23 ID: 20426
Plug and Play Detroit Partners with Hyundai CRADLE and Kia for Tech Challenge
Plug and Play Detroit Partners with Hyundai CRADLE and Kia for Tech Challenge
04/05/23 ID: 20271
2023 CEO Investor Day Kia accelerates EV transition with target of 1.6 million EV sales by 2030
Kia Corporation (Kia) today provided an update on its future strategies through the Kia CEO Investor Day event held in Seoul, Korea.
03/14/23 ID: 20050
The Kia EV9 Revealed: Groundbreaking EV Fusing Progressive, Bold Design with Authentic SUV Character
Kia Corporation has today revealed full images of the exterior and interior design of the Kia EV9, its first three-row electric flagship SUV, which encapsulates bold styling and sophisticated elegance inside and out. The Kia EV9 represents a pivotal step forward in the company's journey towards becoming a sustainable mobility solutions provider.
03/01/23 ID: 20007
Kia EV9 SUV Exterior Teased in Video Clips
Kia Corporation today unveiled a set of video clips to tease its highly anticipated Kia EV9, the brand’s dedicated battery electric SUV. The Kia EV9 flagship SUV is set to accelerate the company’s transformation into a sustainable mobility solutions provider in the era of electrification.
02/01/23 ID: 19827
KIA AMERICA OPENS 2023 WITH BEST-EVER JANUARY SALES
Following the best retail sales in company history last year, Kia America began 2023 with a record-setting January performance of 51,983 units, up 22.3-percent year-over-year. January marked Kia’s sixth consecutive monthly sales record with four of Kia’s SUV and utility nameplates – Niro, Sportage, Telluride and Carnival – as well as the Forte compact sedan posting best-ever January totals. Sales of Kia’s electrified models increased 128-percent over the same period last year.
01/11/23 ID: 19806
ALL-ELECTRIC KIA EV6 WINS 2023 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR™
Today, the all-electric Kia EV6 was named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ by the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury. This is the second occasion in four years that the NACTOY jury has named a Kia vehicle as its top choice in the category, and the first win for a Kia electric vehicle (EV).
01/04/23 ID: 19794
KIA AMERICA COMPLETES BEST RETAIL SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY
Kia America, which celebrated its 30th year in business in October 2022, announced best-ever December sales of 60,422 units, an increase of 11.2-percent over the previous December record set in 2016 and up 25-percent year-over-year. With the close of 2022 sales, Kia also marked its best-ever fourth quarter performance, which pushed the brand’s annual retail sales volume to 654,554, an increase of 1.7-percent compared to previous retail record in 2021
11/29/22 ID: 19709
KIA AMERICA HERALDS START OF 2023 CELEBRATION WITH NATIONWIDE TOUR OF ICONIC TIMES SQUARE NEW YEAR’S EVE NUMERALS
Kia America kicked off an early start to celebrating the arrival of 2023 with a nationwide tour of the iconic Times Square New Year’s Eve Numerals that will illuminate New York City’s Times Square on December 31, when the Ball Drops and the New Year begins. Yesterday, the 2023 Numerals departed the Kia Forum in Los Angeles and began a coast-to-coast road trip designed to bring the excitement and anticipation of the New Year to people across the country. The Numerals are being towed by a 2023 Kia Telluride X-Pro, and along the 2,795 mile journey, the 2023 Numerals will stop in exciting locations in conjunction with special holiday events to help share the anticipation.
11/17/22 ID: 19677
REFRESHED 2024 KIA SELTOS BOUNDS INTO L.A. WITH DISTINCTIVE NEW DESIGN, DESIRABLE TECH, AND ENHANCED PERFORMANCE
Gleaming in vibrant Pluton Blue, the refreshed 2024 Kia Seltos made its debut today at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, where the compact SUV boasted big changes. Designed to appeal to consumers who enjoy life on the move, Seltos sports a more commanding presence thanks to refined design on the outside, while inside, a segment-first2 available panoramic display is the centerpiece of the futuristic and modern cabin. With a lively powertrain underneath the hood and the new X-Line trim added to the lineup, the Seltos adds zest to all types of adventuring, from commuting to urban landscapes and navigating busy city streets, to driving along the coast on a surfing expedition or scouting for the next best camping spot.