361 Press Releases
07/23/21 ID: 17644
Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong−Koo Chung Inducted Into Automotive Hall of Fame at Official Ceremony
Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman, Mong-Koo Chung, has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony. The industry’s top honor was presented to the class of 2020 at a celebration held at the ICON Convention Center in Detroit on July 22.
07/02/21 ID: 17618
2022 KIA STINGER EARNS IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD
The 2022 Stinger sport sedan has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating with the implementation of standard LED headlights. Previously a Top Safety Pick, the refreshed 2022 Stinger earned ratings of ‘good’ in all six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests. The Stinger comes standard with Forward Collision Avoidance Assist that earned a superior rating in the vehicle-to-vehicle evaluation and an advanced rating in the vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluation.
07/01/21 ID: 17616
Kia announces June 2021 global sales
Kia Corporation recorded total global sales of 253,592 units in June 2021, a 20.2 percent increase compared to the same month last year.
06/30/21 ID: 17614
KIA AMERICA ANNOUNCES BEST-EVER FIRST-HALF YEARLY SALES AND BEST-EVER JUNE SALES IN COMPANY HISTORY
Kia America today announced its highest ever first-half yearly sales of 378,511 units. After posting three consecutive monthly sales records in March, April and May, June was also a record-breaking month with 68,486 units sold – a 43.1-percent increase over June 2020. Through the first six months of 2021, Kia’s U.S. sales were up 43.7-percent year-over-year. Standout June sales performances include: • Best-ever first-half sales performances for Forte, Seltos, Sportage and Telluride • Seltos sales up 128.6-percent and Telluride up 79-percent vs. first half of 2020 • Kia’s light truck line-up now represents 64-percent of overall vehicle sales in 2021
06/22/21 ID: 17594
KIA AMERICA ANNOUNCES 2022 SOUL
With sales of Kia’s iconic Soul up nearly 20 percent year-on-year, the 2022 model arrives largely as a carryover with minor visual enhancements, the most apparent being the bold new Kia badge on the hood, liftgate and wheel center caps.
06/21/21 ID: 17595
Hyundai Motor Group Completes Acquisition of Boston Dynamics from SoftBank
Hyundai Motor Group (the Group), Boston Dynamics, Inc. and SoftBank Group Corp. (SoftBank), today announced the completion of the Group’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics from SoftBank, following the receipt of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The deal valued the mobile robot firm at $1.1 billion. Additional financial details were not disclosed.
06/16/21 ID: 17577
KIA ANNOUNCES 2022 TELLURIDE
The hot-selling Telluride, with year-on-year sales up 68 percent, maintains its bold style and adds the new Kia badging and slightly redesigned radiator grille. Inside, Kia’s award-winning SUV adds a larger 10.25-inch navigation display, fully automatic temperature control and highway driving assist to the LX and S trims, as well as Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control-Curve to all trims.
06/16/21 ID: 17575
Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung Visits U.S. to Review Future Mobility Strategies
Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung is visiting the U.S. to review the Group’s strategies for future mobility and the direction of technological development.
06/08/21 ID: 17552
KIA AMERICA “FIRST EDITION” EV6 ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROGRAM FULLY RESERVED
The limited run of 1,500 First Edition EV6s have been fully reserved the day the offer became available on Kia.com. Delivery to local dealers is expected in Q1 2022.
06/08/21 ID: 17549
Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung Honored with the Issigonis Trophy at the 2021 Autocar Awards
Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung has today been honored with the Issigonis Trophy at the 2021 Autocar Awards ceremony.
06/07/21 ID: 17547
KIA AMERICA SET TO REOPEN RESERVATION WEBSITE FOR “FIRST EDITION” EV6 ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLE
Kia America is offering buyers the opportunity to reserve an exclusive EV6 First Edition model. Beginning June 8th at 10am PST, customers can place a $100 fully refundable deposit for the limited run of EV6 First Editions at Kia.com with delivery expected in Q1 2022.
06/04/21 ID: 17519
KIA AMERICA ANNOUNCES 2021 NIRO EV
With the 2020 Kia Niro ranked number one among mass-market brands in the inaugural J.D. Power 2021 Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study, the 2021 model year arrives as largely a carryover but with technology and convenience enhancements. Niro EV continues to deliver an estimated 239 miles of range on a single charge and may be eligible for state and local utility incentives, depending on location of purchase.
06/02/21 ID: 17508
2022 K5 OVERVIEW
For 2022, the head-turning K5 gains the new Kia badging and also convenience features such as Surround View Monitor, additional wireless chargers and standard navigation on the GT-Line, EX and GT trims. Entering its second year, K5 offers a new GT-Line AWD Premium package with a panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel, LED projection headlights and additional driver assistance features including Highway Driving Assist and Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control-Curve, designed to unleash the spirit of the everyday driver.
06/01/21 ID: 17513
KIA AMERICA’S HISTORIC RUN ACCELERATES WITH THIRD STRAIGHT MONTH OF RECORD SALES IN MAY, 2021
Kia America today announced its third-successive best-ever monthly sales total of 80,298 units, surpassing the previous mark set in April, 2021. Four Kia nameplates – Forte, K5, Sportage and Carnival MPV – enjoyed their strongest months ever. Through May, Kia sales are up 43.9-percent over 2020.