4 Press Releases
04/16/18 ID: 13853
KIA MOTORS AMERICA INTRODUCES UVO SKILL FOR AMAZON ALEXA TO ENABLE VOICE CONTROLS
Owners of certain Kias can now control a number of vehicle functions —such as start and stop the engine and heat or cool their cars, depending on model and model year—using simple voice commands from the comfort of their home. Called UVO Skill, the system also allows owners to lock doors, sound the horn and flash the lights, and start and stop charging their plug-in or electric vehicle whenever they choose. All that’s needed is a device with Amazon Alexa like Echo or Echo Dot and one of the following Kia vehicles with compatible UVO hardware: Niro PHEV, Soul EV , Optima PHEV and K900. UVO Skill set-up is easy via the Alexa companion app.
05/05/17 ID: 12566
KIA MOTORS RETURNS TO MOM 2.0 SUMMIT FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR
For the third consecutive year, Kia Motors America (KMA) will proudly serve as Premier Sponsor and Official Transportation Sponsor of the Mom 2.0 Summit, which takes place in Orlando from May 10-12. The conference, attended by more than 800 leading influencers, content creators, bloggers, female entrepreneurs, and marketers, is designed as an open forum for sharing ideas, developing creative digital content and highlighting unique programs and platforms that engage audiences, online and beyond. In addition, Kia is Host Sponsor of the 2017 Iris Awards ceremony, which honors stand-out content creators in the parenting media space.
04/19/17 ID: 12540
FOUR KIA VEHICLES NAMED AMONG BEST ELECTRIFIED AND “ECO-FRIENDLY” OFFERINGS BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM
As Earth Day 2017 approaches, four vehicles from Kia Motors America’s (KMA) EcoDynamics line-up have been recognized by editors of Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com as top picks among “eco-friendly” cars under $40,000. The trusted consumer website highlights vehicles with a variety of alternative-fuel powertrain configurations that can still accommodate the lifestyle and budget of many new car shoppers.
02/11/16 ID: 11199
ALL-NEW 2017 KIA OPTIMA PLUG-IN HYBRID MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT AT CHICAGO AUTO SHOW
Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled the all-new 2017 Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) at the Chicago Auto Show. Kia’s first PHEV joined two other fuel-efficient additions to the brand’s growing line-up of eco-friendly vehicles, including the all-new 2017 Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV) and all-new 2017 Optima Hybrid (HEV), all three of which are being introduced under the Kia Motors EcoDynamics environmentally friendly sub-brand. A host of new technologies and features in the Kia Optima PHEV, including a more powerful hybrid engine, a smarter and more robust telematics system, exterior design enhancements, and greater interior refinement, all combine to deliver a superior hybrid drive experience.