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2022 Kia Soul Preview - Official

2022 Kia Soul Preview - Official

2022 kia 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. Updates to the S, X-Line and GT-Line include a standard 10.25-inch display screen with navigation, dual automatic climate control, push-button start w ... Continue reading

NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY - June 21, 2021

NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY - June 21, 2021

Recalled Brands; Kia, Jaguar, RAM, Chevrolet, Buick, Land Rover, Honda , RV's, Trailers, Boats, Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue. ... Continue reading

Kia Announces 2022 Telluride

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 tri ... Continue reading

"Hold Everything! Charger Etiquette, Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

"Hold Everything! Charger Etiquette, Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

Problem is, most public charging stations now fill cars much too slowly, requiring hours — not minutes — to provide enough electricity for an extended trip. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung Honored with the Issigonis Trophy at the 2021 Autocar Awards

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. Named in honor of legendary car designer Sir Alec Issigonis, the Trophy is Autocar's highest accolade. ... Continue reading

2022 Kia Sportage Introduced

2022 Kia Sportage Introduced

‘Opposites United’ design philosophy at the heart of Sportage’s youthful appearance Kia Corporation has today revealed the official images of the stunning all-new Sportage, an SUV that has been carefully crafted to inspire customers with its interior and exterior design. The exterior challenges design norms and m ... Continue reading

Hundreds of First Edition Kia EV6s Offered for Advanced Reservation Starting June 8, 2021

Hundreds of First Edition Kia EV6s Offered for Advanced Reservation Starting June 8, 2021

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. ... Continue reading

2021 Kia Niro EV Additional Technology and Features - Still 239 Mile Single Charge Range

2021 Kia Niro EV Additional Technology and Features - Still 239 Mile Single Charge Range

2021 Niro EV Standard Rear Occupant Alert (door-logic based) Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (EX) Remote Start functionality allows for cabin preheating or cooling Niro EV expands the available DriveWise Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)2 including Leading Vehicle Departure Alert, Highway Driving Assist ... Continue reading

2022 Kia K5 Update Overview

2022 Kia K5 Update Overview

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 driv ... Continue reading

Kia America's Historic Run Accelerates With Third Straight Month Of Record Sales In May, 2021

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. ... Continue reading

2021 Kia K5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Kia K5 Review By Larry Nutson

Kia pulled out all the stops for this replacement for its long-running Optima midsize sedan, adding performance and optional all-wheel drive. The Optima was a bellwether of Kia’s steady march from econo-brand to a design and value leader. The K5 continues that, generating interest in the sedan as SUVs surged to 65% o ... Continue reading

2022 Kia Seltos Arrives with New Nightfall Edition

2022 Kia Seltos Arrives with New Nightfall Edition

Since its February 2020 debut, Seltos has risen to be one of Kia's strongest sellers in a highly competitive segment. The 2022 Kia Seltos SUV arrives with more standard safety technology and brawny good looks with the new Turbo Nightfall Edition. 2022 Kia Seltos arrives with new Nightfall Edition Forward Collision Avoi ... Continue reading

Democrats Propose $12,500 Government “Clean Energy for America” Rich People Welfare Subsidy On Every EV Selling For Under $80,000

Democrats Propose $12,500 Government “Clean Energy for America” Rich People Welfare Subsidy On Every EV Selling For Under $80,000

Reuters reported that The U.S. Senate Finance Committee advanced legislation on Wednesday that would boost electric vehicle tax credits to as much as $12,500 for EVs that are assembled by union workers in the United States. The bill would limit tax credits to vehicles with a retail price below $80,000 to qualify for th ... Continue reading

Letter From Europe; Kia Telluride Lovefest; Subaru Crosstrek, Cadillac CT5 And Fleeting Comments

Letter From Europe; Kia Telluride Lovefest; Subaru Crosstrek, Cadillac CT5 And Fleeting Comments

Writing about Kia’s Telluride is an impossible task. It has had every award from all over the World. ... Continue reading

Official NHTSA Weekly Recall Summary March 24, 2021

Official NHTSA Weekly Recall Summary March 24, 2021

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall. ... Continue reading

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