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Bavaria Does it Best: Mercedes SL Ranks Highest with Owners in Strategic Vision’s Annual 2018 Total Quality Awards

Bavaria Does it Best: Mercedes SL Ranks Highest with Owners in Strategic Vision’s Annual 2018 Total Quality Awards

SAN DIEGO--German manufacturers have always known how to create high-quality vehicles, and this year is no exception. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class comes in on top this year, beating out runner-up (and last years’ winner) the Porsche Macan, according to the results of Strategic Vision’s 2018 Total Quality Impact™ (T ... Continue reading

Important NHTSA Recall Info That MAY Affect Your Vehicle

Important NHTSA Recall Info That MAY Affect Your Vehicle

To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, Mercedes, Subaru, Kia, Land Rover, Honda, Alfa Romeo, RV's, Trucks and Trailers ... Continue reading

September 2018 US Auto Sales Journalist Comment

September 2018 US Auto Sales Journalist Comment

Atlanta October 2, 2018; U.S. auto sales for September 2018 were reported earlier today, with many auto makers – Nissan being the exception – coming in slightly below our initial forecast. Truck and SUV sales continued to be the strong side of the market, with cars sales down significantly once again. ... Continue reading

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

The new 2018 Kia Niro has much to admire and should be on your shopping list. 2018 KIA NIRO The Newest Little Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Looking for a really small, efficient crossover? Well, here’s a brand new one just out of the box – the 2017 Kia Niro, a hybrid subcompact, fron ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Rio Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Rio Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Rio Sedan or Hatchback (You pays yer money you gets your cherce) Review by Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief The Auto Channel. This all-new 2018 made its U.S. debut at the New York Auto Show this past spring. ... Continue reading

2020 Kia Telluride Unveiled at New York Fashion Show

2020 Kia Telluride Unveiled at New York Fashion Show

KIA had teamed up with fashion designer Brandon Maxwell to take cues from his Texas themed 2019 spring/summer collection. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, An Environmental Solution or Anti-American Diversion? Or A China Manipulated Tulip-like Mania

Electric Vehicles, An Environmental Solution or Anti-American Diversion? Or A China Manipulated Tulip-like Mania

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

Kia Motors Reports Slight Decrease in Global Sales vs. August 2018

Kia Motors Reports Slight Decrease in Global Sales vs. August 2018

Kia Motors Corporation announced its August 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 223,648 units sold, a slight decrease from 2017. Overseas sales declined 2.0% compared to the previous year, posting 179,448 units. ... Continue reading

KIA Worldwide August 2018 Sales

KIA Worldwide August 2018 Sales

Kia Motors Corporation announced its August 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 223,648 units sold, a slight decrease from 2017. Overseas sales declined 2.0% compared to the previous year, posting 179,448 units. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

Of course, the big story here is the super-efficient powertrain based on a smallish 2.0-liter four-cylinder with direct injection, good for just 154 horsepower, and a 67-horsepower electric motor (replacing the fly-wheel) fed by a 9.8 kWh lithium-polymer battery. The systems are remarkably well integrated with a sophis ... Continue reading

Hey Mom You Should Drive A Minivan; Here’s Why

Hey Mom You Should Drive A Minivan; Here’s Why

Maybe out of pride. Perhaps ignorance. Many of us are looking for good solid family material, yet reject prospects that are committed and generous. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Sportage Named Top Pick for Teens

2018 Kia Sportage Named Top Pick for Teens

U.S. News & World Report has awarded the 2018 Kia Sportage Best New SUV for Teens, $25k to $30k. “The Sportage should be at the top of your list if you want to buy a safe and dependable SUV for your teenage driver,” says Jamie Page Deaton, executive editor, U.S. News & World Report. ... Continue reading

Kia Teases New 2019 ProCeed

Kia Teases New 2019 ProCeed

Previewed in a new sketch released today, the new Kia ProCeed merges stunning design with the space and versatility of a tourer in a five-door shooting brake body. The new ProCeed follows the design blueprint laid down by the 2017 Kia Proceed Concept, and will offer drivers an unparalleled combination of design and ver ... Continue reading

Enjoy The Drive: 2018 Kia Stinger Adrenaline Pumping Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Enjoy The Drive: 2018 Kia Stinger Adrenaline Pumping Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Lest you question Kia’s ability to complete against the European brands, Kia has topped J.D. Power’s Initial Quality nameplate rankings for the last two years. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Stinger Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Stinger Review By Larry Nutson

When Kia introduced the Stinger five-passenger fastback sports sedan they were poised to redefine a segment currently populated by European automakers. The Stinger is the highest-performance production vehicle in the company’s history. ... Continue reading

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