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7 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

Chevrolet Malibu launched in Malaysia - 2.4L, RM155k

Chevrolet Malaysia has finally launched the Chevrolet Malibu in our market. It's been a long time coming, the Malibu, GM's D-segment sedan that will join a competitive class with the Toyota Camry , Honda Accord , Nissan Teana , Mazda 6 , Hyundai Sonata , Kia Optima K5 , Volkswagen Passat and Peugeot 508 in attendance.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet, Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Toyota, Honda Accord, Honda, Hatchback, Mazda, Mazda 6, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai, Kia

11 hrs ago | WJRT

Kia Motors America Ramps Up DC Fast Charging Network In Preparation For Arrival Of 2015 Soul EV

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Related Topix: Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Hybrid, Sedan, SUV, Kia Sportage, Kia Cadenza, Kia K900, Auto Dealers

14 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

Kia K4 - production segment-straddling sedan shown

Earlier in the year at Auto China 2014 in Beijing, we were presented with the Kia K4 concept and were promised that a production version would come to market in the second half of the year.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Kia, Sedan, World News, China, Asia, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Kia Motors says targets 270,000 new Sorento sales next year

Kia Motors said on Thursday that it aims to sell 270,000 new Sorento sport utility vehicles globally next year, seeking to maintain its momentum in the United States and other key markets.


Related Topix: Kia, SUV, Kia Sorento, Hybrid, Sedan


UPDATE 4-South Korea's Kia to build new vehicle assembly plant in Mexico

South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp has earmarked $1 billion to build a vehicle assembly plant in Mexico, and President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday he expects the plant will spur investments by suppliers of another $1.5 billion.


Related Topix: SUV, Kia, Kia Sportage, Kia Rio, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Kia Sorento, South Korea, World News, Asia, Mexico

LaGrange Daily News

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donates Four Optimas to WGTC

From left, West Georgia Technical College Provost Dr. Perrin Alford, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration Randy Jackson, WGTC VP of Academic Affairs Pat Hannon, WGTC VP of Economic Development Dr. Pete Snell, WGTC President Steve G. Daniel, WGTC Executive Director of Institutional Advancement ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgia, Hybrid, Kia, Sedan, Troup County, GA, West Point, GA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Kia shows there's more to a luxury car than just a name with the K900

The Kia K900 is an all-new luxury sedan from the South Korean automaker, taking the company into new territory.


Related Topix: Kia, Sedan, Kia K900, Kia Rio, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Kia Cadenza

Automotive News

Kia to unveil plans for assembly plant in Mexico, sources say

Kia Motors Corp. will announce plans Wednesday to construct an assembly plant in Mexico, its first in the country, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.


Related Topix: Kia Rio, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Kia, Sedan, Mexico, World News, Troup County, GA, West Point, GA

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Kia helps Victoria food bank

Kelly Dahmen, centre, holds the keys to his new Kia Optima with Kia district manager Reid Hollis, left, and Graham Kia general manager Ed Graham.


Related Topix: Kia, Hybrid, Sedan

Motor Trend

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo First TestAttractive and Quick, But Flawed

With well-defined shoulder lines, clean 19-inch wheels, and Impala-like front styling, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo is one good-looking four-door.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Impala, Malibu, CA, Ford Fusion, Ford, Kia, Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Toyota

Crewe Guardian

Review: Kia Optima

It may not have the joie de vivre of the BMW 3-series for example, but this isn't really Kia's goal - its success lies in offering practicality, comfort and value for money.


Related Topix: Kia, Hybrid, Sedan

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Auto review: Kia veering into luxury

Coarse plastic creaked and squeaked over bumps. Suspension pieces clunked and clanged darkly somewhere underneath, giving the cars a slightly haunted feel.


Related Topix: Kia, Sedan, Kia K900, Hybrid, Headphones, The Stooges, Pop/Rock, Twitter

Thu Aug 21, 2014

USA Today

Geek-chic hamsters tout Kia Soul EV on video awards

Kia brings back its hamsters in a big ad push for the Soul EV, an electric vehicle that might serve only as an eco statement and sell neither widely nor in big numbers.


Related Topix: Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Kia Soul, Hybrid, Sedan, Autos

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

Kia Optima ratings continue to increase each year

The Kia Optima has certainly been the major success story of the midsize sedan offerings.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Kia, Sedan, Wagon, Kia Soul, Volkswagen, Coupe, Volkswagen New Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi, Audi A6

Fri Aug 08, 2014


2014 Kia Soul Named One Of 10 Best Back-To-School Cars By Kelley Blue Book's

All new for the 2014 model year, the Soul sold an individual nameplate record 74,999 units in the first half of 2014 and continues on pace for a record sales year.


Related Topix: Wagon, Kia Soul, Kia, Kelley Blue Book, Publishing, Media, Automakers, Kia Motors America, Sedan, Hybrid, Kia Rio, Hatchback

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

2013 Kia Optima LX+ *Low KM's*

Special Kia Fleet Purchase. Over Forty Units To Choose From. Vehicles Range From 50 km - 5000 km.


Related Topix: Kia, Hybrid, Sedan


Test Drive: 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid EX Premium

Now in its fourth model year, the 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid mid-sized sedan differs from other 'full' hybrid sedans such as the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion Hybrids in two important respects: it uses a six-speed automatic transmission rather than a continuously variable transmission so as to provide a more natural transmission shift ... (more)


Related Topix: Hybrid, Kia, Sedan, Coupe, Ford Fusion, Wagon, Ford, Toyota, Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Honda, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Korea Herald

Hyundai, Kia global market share rises to 9.1% in Q2

The global market share of Hyundai Motor Co. and its corporate cousin Kia Motors Corp. reached 9.1 percent in the second quarter of this year, thanks mainly to demand for newly launched vehicles, industry sources showed Monday.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Kia Sedona, Kia, Hyundai Sonata, SUV, Sedan, Hyundai, Kia Sorento, Automakers, Hyundai Motor


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