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Bruce Young (r) and Lettica Venter (l) defeated Sarah White and Lance Cohen in their Mixed Doubles Main Draw final at The KIA Amateur Australian Open at Westridge Park Tennis Club.  ©Chris Ricco/Backpagepix

Durban’s finest amateur tennis players battle it out in the KZN KAAO regional finals

Posted: October 21, 2011 at 9:53 am   /   General, News

Whilst the Sharks had everything to play for in the Absa Currie Cup this past weekend – so too did aspiring amateur Durban tennis players, compliments of headline sponsor Kia Motors South Africa.

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New Kia Optima to be unveiled at the 2011 Johannesburg International Motor Show

Posted: September 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm   /   Cars, General, News

(South Africa) September 26, 2011 – After making its World Debut at the New York Motor Show in April 2010, the all new Kia Optima, together with the new Rio, will be the second new model to be unveiled by Kia at this years Johannesburg International Motor Show.

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Kia Brand Ambassador Kabelo “Bouga Luv” Mabalane releases his 7th album

Posted: September 26, 2011 at 10:07 am   /   General, News

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. In a career that has seen him sell over 700,000 units in four years as part of legendary outfit TKZee and over 400,000 units as a solo artist, […]

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New Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback to be unveiled at the 2011 Johannesburg International Motor Show

Posted: September 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm   /   Cars, General, News

(South Africa) September 21, 2011 – After making its World Debut at this year’s Geneva Motorshow, the all new Kia Rio 5-door hatchback is about to make its first appearance to the South African public at this year’s Johannesburg International Motor Show. “We are very excited about this new model, and we are confident that it […]

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Kia sponsors cycling for a good cause with Hospice Wits and Smile Foundation

Posted: September 15, 2011 at 12:21 pm   /   General, News

This September you have the opportunity to change a life. All you will have to do is to get on to a Spinning® bike.

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Kia GT – the new rear-wheel drive concept car

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Kia Global, News

Powerful, dynamic and forward-looking, Kia’s new concept car signals the company’s distinctive new design direction.  This four-door sports sedan with a rear-wheel drive layout – a Kia first – marries sleek and muscular proportions with a sophisticated and elegant four-seater cockpit.

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Kia Optima Hybrid sets new Guinness World Record® for fuel economy

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 9:03 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

September 13, 2011 — Kia Motors is one of the automotive industry’s current fuel economy leaders and today the brand is celebrating the setting of a new Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption in a hybrid gasoline vehicle, while driving through all 48 adjoining U.S. states.

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Kia Motors joins 50 hour youth sports challenge and fitness fact finding mission

Posted: September 12, 2011 at 2:35 pm   /   General, News

Over 3 000 schoolchildren from disadvantaged Western Cape communities will be doing more than keeping a ball in motion at the sixth annual Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge, taking place at the Western Province Cricket Club in Newlands from Friday 16 until Sunday 18 September.  The young participants will feature in important field […]

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Ella Elford crowned National Kia Service Advisor of the Year

Posted: September 6, 2011 at 2:54 pm   /   General, News

(South Africa) 2 September 2011.  Kia Motors South Africa places high value on the level of after sales service received by all customers after purchasing a vehicle. There are various customer interfaces which influences the overall experience, and the service advisor plays a crucial role as this is the first point of contact with the […]

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Kia awarded three environmental certificates by TÜV Nord

Posted: August 31, 2011 at 2:01 pm   /   Kia Global, News

Kia Motors Corporation has been awarded three environmental certificates by TÜV Nord, an independent technical inspection organization, in recognition of the strong eco-credentials of its three newest models.

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