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Kia introduces Korea’s first production electric vehicle

Posted: January 6, 2012 at 8:32 am   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

-      Kia Ray EV marks beginning of new era in Korean motoring –      EV assembled on same production lines as regular models –      Range up to 139 km (86 miles) with fast-charging in 25 minutes –      Unique EV navigation system locates closest recharging stations –      2,500 units to be produced in 2012 for use by […]

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Kia Picanto and Peter Schreyer win Top Gear Magazine Awards

Posted: November 30, 2011 at 10:25 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) November 30, 2011 — Kia Motors Corporation is delighted that the all-new Kia Picanto and its Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, have received honors in the BBC Top Gear Magazine annual awards announced today.  The Picanto has been named ‘Bargain of the Year’ and Schreyer was selected as one of the ‘Men of the Year’ in the special […]

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Kia’s Car of the Year finalist wins international design award

Posted: November 15, 2011 at 7:28 am   /   Cars, General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 14 November 2011. After its world debut at this years Geneva Motor Show, the new Picanto has taken the world by storm. The new generation Picanto has been very successful in numerous markets across the globe, and this is reflected in the increasing demand for this car.

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Meet the team that will represent South Africa in the Kia Amateur Australian Open

Posted: November 14, 2011 at 1:15 pm   /   General, News

Danie Buys and Anmerie Lotz will represent South Africa in the 2012 Kia Amateur Australian Open in Melbourne after winning the South African final at the University of Johannesburg’s Tennis Club on Sunday.

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Kia Motors releases images of new compact production vehicle for Korean market

Posted: November 9, 2011 at 5:44 am   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

  SEOUL) November 9, 2011 — Kia Motors Corporation today released the first official images of its all-new Kia Ray compact vehicle, which will be sold exclusively in the company’s home market of Korea.

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Excitement rising as Kia Amateur Australian Open showdown looms

Posted: November 8, 2011 at 2:43 pm   /   General, News

Excitement is rising as the top amateur tennis teams in the country head to Johannesburg this weekend to compete for a chance to play in the finals of the Kia Amateur Australian Open Championships. 

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Revolutionary new Rio family to power Kia sales boom

Posted: November 8, 2011 at 2:39 pm   /   Cars, General, News

Kia’s all-new, fourth-generation Rio, which made its world premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, is set to spark a revolution in the compact car segment and power a boom in the growth of Kia sales.  New Rio boasts a bold and distinctive personality, bringing the latest B-segment model smartly in line with the rest […]

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Revlon and Kia give two ladies a chance to shine

Posted: November 8, 2011 at 2:14 pm   /   General, News

Two loyal Charlie customers each win a Kia Picanto 1.2 EX in the “Choose your Charlie to suit your style competition” and get to drive away in style

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Kia and Kabelo join forces for an original album launch

Posted: October 27, 2011 at 8:24 am   /   General, News

(South Africa) October 26, 2011 – South African musician, songwriter, motivational speaker, mc, philanthropist, presenter, actor and Kia Motors South Africa brand ambassador Kabelo “Bouga Luv” Mabalane is releasing his 7th Solo album titled Immortal – Vol 1.

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Kia Motors quest to find SA’s tennis champs heats up in Jozi

Posted: October 25, 2011 at 1:47 pm   /   General, News

UJ Tennis Club played host to the regional final of the Kia Amateur Australian Tennis Open this past weekend. A record breaking entry of 40 teams took to the courts to find  Joburg’s aspiring amateur tennis players, compliments of headline sponsor Kia Motors South Africa.

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