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05/23/22 ID: 18898
KIA SELLS 10 MILLIONTH VEHICLE IN THE UNITED STATES
Continuing its rapid expansion, this month Kia America celebrates the sale of the 10 millionth Kia vehicle in the U.S. Since start of sales in 1993, Kia’s growth is one of the auto industry’s greatest success stories and the result of delivering world-class quality, design and technology in every rugged and capable SUV, sporty sedan, and electric vehicle the company offers. The 10 millionth vehicle – a Runway Red all-electric EV6 purchased by Monti Charoenphong at Car Pros Kia Moreno Valley in Moreno Valley, California – underlines Kia’s commitment to sustainable mobility leadership going forward.
05/18/22 ID: 18893
Kia to establish its first electric PBV plant in Korea, as it accelerates electrified mobility
Kia Corporation, which is in the midst of its transition into a sustainable mobility provider, has announced today that it will establish an all-new, high-tech smart manufacturing facility dedicated to producing electric Purpose Built Vehicles (PBVs).
04/26/22 ID: 18824
Kia initiates ‘purpose-built vehicle’ strategy with launch of Niro Plus
Kia has today revealed the Niro Plus, its first ‘purpose-built vehicle’ (PBV). As a Sustainable Mobility Solutions Provider, Kia is exploring diverse ways to help people and businesses move beyond traditional automotive, and the company expects its PBV models to be an important part of future mobility.
04/12/22 ID: 18802
Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Euisun Chung named as the ‘Visionary of the Year’ at Newsweek’s World’s Greatest Auto Disruptors Award
Hyundai Motor Group’s Executive Chair, Euisun Chung, today won the ‘Visionary of the Year’ award at the inaugural Newsweek World’s Greatest Auto Disrupters event.
04/04/22 ID: 18606
KIA BECOMES NAMING RIGHTS AND OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNER OF THE KIA FORUM
Southern-California based automaker Kia America and the live music and entertainment venue the Forum have announced that beginning today, the Forum will be known as the Kia Forum. Kia becomes the naming rights and official automotive partner of the only arena-sized venue in the U.S. dedicated to music and entertainment, marking the first U.S. naming rights deal for the automaker.
02/28/22 ID: 18483
Kia EV6 named 2022 European Car of the Year
The all-new Kia EV6 has been named the 2022 Car of the Year in the prestigious European Car of the Year (COTY) awards. The innovative all-electric crossover was voted the overall winner by a 61-strong jury consisting of highly respected motoring journalists from 23 European countries.
02/10/22 ID: 18463
Kia America Renews Sponsorship of B.R.A.K.E.S. Teen Pro-Active Driving School
Kia America and B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) today announced a renewal of their partnership and continued commitment to reducing injuries and saving lives by providing teens and their parents with the tools they need to be responsible behind the wheel. Founded in 2008, B.R.A.K.E.S. combines classroom instruction with hands-on-defensive driver training courses in Kia vehicles for both teen drivers and their parents. Along with their teens, parents are asked to participate to further reinforce the lessons teens learn during the classes and as a way to identify and correct any bad habits that may have developed through the years since they themselves began driving.
02/02/22 ID: 18390
Kia Georgia begins production of the all-new 2023 Sportage
On Tuesday, the Kia Georgia team officially began production of the all-new 2023 Sportage subcompact SUV at the plant’s facility in West Point, Georgia. Sportage, Kia’s longest running nameplate, has undergone its most significant changes to date as part of Kia’s “Movement that inspires” transformation. Savvy and adventurous, the celebratory Sportage was jungle green in color with the X-Pro Prestige trim package. The vehicle was introduced by Sean Yoon, president and CEO for Kia North America, and then driven off of the assembly line by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and James Watson, Kia Georgia’s vice president of production.
11/17/21 ID: 18242
ALL-NEW, ALL-ELECTRIC KIA EV6 TAKES GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE IN JOURNEY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES
Kia’s all-new 2022 EV6 crossover recently made GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS history, traveling 2,880.5 miles with the shortest charging time to cross the United States in an electric vehicle. During the seven-day trek from New York City to Los Angeles, the Kia EV6 was plugged in for a scant 7 hours 10 minutes and 1 second, beating previous record holder, Tesla, by more than five and a half hours (12 hours, 48 minutes, and 19 seconds).
11/17/21 ID: 18240
The Kia Concept EV9 – Kia’s all-electric SUV concept takes center stage at AutoMobility LA
Having just launched the EV6 to great international acclaim, Kia Corporation has stunned onlookers at the AutoMobility LA with the reveal of its all-electric SUV concept, the Kia Concept EV9.
11/11/21 ID: 18123
Kia teases Concept EV9 – a manifestation of its vision as a sustainable mobility solutions provider
Kia today revealed the first official images of the Kia Concept EV9, an all-electric SUV concept that embodies the company’s commitment to become a sustainable mobility solutions provider.
11/11/21 ID: 18116
Kia pledges to become a ‘Sustainable Mobility Solutions Provider’ and unveils roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045
Kia Corporation has set out its vision to become a truly sustainable, responsible, and innovative mobility solutions leader, announcing a commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045.
10/01/21 ID: 17938
KIA AMERICA SETS BEST-EVER THIRD QUARTER SALES PERFORMANCE IN COMPANY HISTORY
Kia America today announced September sales of 52,906 units, led by Forte and Telluride models, which accelerated Kia to its best-ever third quarter sales in company history for a total of 177,014 units sold. This result has contributed to Kia’s highest ever sales performance for the first nine months of a calendar year – a total of 555,525 units – a nine-percent increase over the previous first three- quarter sales record of 491,764 units set in 2016.
09/17/21 ID: 17900
KIA AMERICA TAKES OVER PRIMETIME TO INTRODUCE ALL-ELECTRIC EV6 AND THE NEW KIA AMERICA BRAND
The introduction of Kia America’s first dedicated all-electric model – the all-new 2022 EV6 Crossover – continues as the brand once again partnered with the 73RD EMMY® AWARDS and NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”. The initiatives follow the May 2021 launch of the EV6 in New York City’s Times Square and will continue to not only introduce the EV6 to U.S. consumers, but also introduce the transformed Kia America brand to the U.S. market through an all-new, 60-second creative campaign that debuts during the 73RD EMMY® AWARDS.
09/03/21 ID: 17858
KIA AMERICA EARNS HIGHEST NUMBER OF J.D. POWER INITIAL QUALITY AWARDS IN THE INDUSTRY
Kia America has earned more number-one ranked models than any other automaker, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS). A total of five Kia vehicles delivered segment-best performances: Forte (Compact Car), Sedona (Minivan), Sportage (Compact SUV), Soul (Small SUV) and Telluride (Upper Midsize SUV). 2021 marks three consecutive wins for Forte and Sedona and the second straight year Soul ranked number one. Telluride is a first-time honoree and Sportage recaptures the title it previously held in 2019.