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Kia Picanto wins the South African Auto Annual Peoples Choice Award

Posted: March 5, 2012 at 7:42 am   /   General

(SOUTH AFRICA), 2 March 2012. Initiated by Johannesburg –based publishers The Future Group, in association with Avusa Media, Absa Vehicle Finance and research house TNS South Africa, the first ever Auto Annual People’s Wheels Awards took place on 28 February at Monte Casino. This award function, with the main objective of honouring motoring excellence,  was the […]

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Kia reveals all-new ‘K9’ flagship sedan for Korean market

Posted: February 29, 2012 at 8:05 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 28, 2012 – Kia today revealed the first official photographs of its all-new flagship sedan to be launched during the first half of this year in the Korean market.  Referred to by its codename ‘KH’ until now, the company also confirmed that the Korean market name will be ‘K9’ – while the name […]

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Kia signs on to support World Environment Day 2012

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 7:03 am   /   CSR, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 22, 2012 – Kia Motors Corporation, today, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to confirm its support for the organization’s hallmark World Environment Day (WED). The official signing ceremony took place at the United Nations compound in Nairobi, Kenya and marked Kia’s continued commitment to environmental sustainability.

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Kia pledges €1.5 million for charity shrub planting programme in West Africa

Posted: February 16, 2012 at 1:18 pm   /   CSR, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 16, 2012 – Kia Motors Europe is to sponsor a long-term charitable programme for the planting of shrubs in southern Mali, West Africa.  The project, called ‘Kia – Planting for a Better Life’, will guarantee the planting of up to six million jatropha shrubs over the next three years, helping to secure a brighter future […]

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Kia cee’d – The second generation is ready to go

Posted: February 15, 2012 at 7:34 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 15, 2012 – Combining dynamic, sophisticated styling with maturity and prestige, the all-new cee’d five-door hatchback makes its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

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Kia Motors SA gives away another Rio on Kfm

Posted: February 14, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   General, News

Last week Kia Motors South Africa gave away a brand new Rio to Sarah Jordaan from Brakpan, Johannesburg – a lucky 94.7 Highveld Stereo listener.  On Saturday 11 February 2012, Mark Pilgrim did a live broadcast of the Kia Take40SA from the Kia Tableview dealership. During the show, Mark announced the Cape Town winner of […]

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What you need to know about Low Sulphur (50 ppm) Diesel Fuel

Posted: February 14, 2012 at 10:07 am   /   General, Technical

Sulphur occurs naturally in crude oil and the Sulphur content can range anywhere between 100 and 33,000 parts per million (ppm) If the Sulphur is not removed during the refining process it will contaminate the Diesel fuel. Depending on the crude oil used, as well as the refinery configuration, sulphur levels in Diesel fuel it […]

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Kia dreams big with Track’ster concept car unveil at 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Posted: February 8, 2012 at 10:20 am   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 9, 2012 – What happens when a dream becomes reality?  In the case of the Kia Track’ster concept unveiled at today’s Chicago Auto Show, car enthusiasts begin to salivate.  Amid the driving rhythm of heavy-metal music, smoke and blinding lights, Kia Motors America (KMA) took the wraps off a performance-oriented three-door Soul coupe […]

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Kia Launches New Sedona VQ 7 Seater

Posted: February 8, 2012 at 6:16 am   /   Cars, General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 6 FEBRUARY 2012. Kia Motors South Africa has launched the new Sedona VQ 7-seater, which replaces the previous 2.9 Diesel model. The new model features an all-new 2.2 Diesel engine, which delivers impressive power and torque of 143kW @ 3800 rpm and 436Nm @ 1800 -2500 rpm.  The new modern Common Rail Turbo-charged […]

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Kia Motors South Africa gives away a new Rio to a lucky 94.7 listener

Posted: February 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm   /   General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 6 FEBRUARY 2012. The Kia Take40SA is a weekly music show, which plays a count down of Highveld Stereo and Kfm listeners’ top 40 favourite songs every Saturday. In 2010, Kia Motors South Africa partnered with Primedia, Highveld Stereo and Kfm, to become the main sponsor of the Take40SA. The partnership has been […]

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