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KIA Motors Slovakian Plant records a successful first half of 2013

Posted: July 25, 2013 at 9:22 am   /   General, Kia Global

Kia Motors Slovakia recorded a 6 per cent year-on-year increase in output, producing 158,900 cars at its Zilina, Slovakia facility during the first half of 2013. The company started production of the all-new Kia pro_cee’d three-door model in February, followed by the higher performance Kia pro_cee’d GT and five-door Kia cee’d GT models at the […]

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KIA Motors Enters Interbrand’s List Of 50 Best Global Green Brands 2013

Posted: July 12, 2013 at 10:48 am   /   General, Kia Global, News

Kia Motors has been named 37th in Interbrand’s list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands 2013, a debut for the Korean car manufacturer in the annual ranking of sustainability and environmental performance of the world’s 100 most valuable brands. Interbrand assesses businesses based on market perception and the actual environmental performance of the company […]

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KIA Receives Top-Ten Ranking For Initial Quality In 2013 JD Power And Associates Study

Posted: July 11, 2013 at 12:17 pm   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

J.D. Power and Associates’ 2013 Initial Quality Study (IQS) has ranked the Kia Soul and Kia Sportage as leaders in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle and Sub-Compact CUV segments, respectively, in the U.S.  And, for the first time, Kia ranks among the automotive industry’s top 10 nameplates for initial quality.  The 2013 Soul ranked first in […]

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Brazil beckons for South African Kia Champs into the Arena winners

Posted: April 16, 2013 at 1:29 pm   /   General, Kia Global, News

KIA LAUNCHES FIVE-A-SIDE TOURNAMENT FOR 2013   9 April 2013, Johannesburg:Kia Motors South Africa (KMSA) today launched the 2013 Kia Champ into the Arena amateur five-a-side tournament. The competition returns for a fourth consecutive year and is part of a global campaign, initiated by Kia Motors Corporation (KMC), that seeks to find the best amateur […]

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Kia receives an iF design award for its innovative Optima iPad app

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 8:55 am   /   General, Kia Global, News

-         Kia models receive nearly 20 design awards in four years –         Kia Optima iPad app earns Communication Design honor (SEOUL) November 29, 2012 – Kia Motors received the highly sought-after ‘iF Communication Design’ award in the ‘Digital Media – Mobile Applications’ category, coming on the heels of a “Best of the Best” distinction by the […]

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Kia doubles up at Australia’s Best Cars awards

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 8:47 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) November 27, 2012 – Kia’s baby Rio and the stylish Sportage compact SUV have scored an impressive duo of wins in the Australian Automobile Association’s prestigious Australia’s Best Cars awards. Rio Si backed up its success of last year, defending its title in the hotly-contested Best Light Car under AUS$20,000 category while the Sportage SLi […]

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Kia Motors donates US$205,000 to Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt

Posted: November 12, 2012 at 3:03 pm   /   General, Kia Global, News

(CAIRO) November 8, 2012 – Demonstrating its commitment to social responsibility, Kia Motors’ Regional Headquarters for the Middle East & Africa along with its respective distributors made a US$205,000 contribution to Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt  ‘57357’ (CCHE) on 5 November in Cairo, Egypt. Founded in 2007, CCHE is one of the largest children’s cancer hospitals […]

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Award winning Kia Rio announced as a 2013 South African Car of the Year finalist

Posted: October 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News, Owner's Circle

(SOUTH AFRICA) October 30, 2012 – Since the local launch of the new Kia Rio Hatchback during November last year, and the sedan model in April this year, both these models have been very well received both locally and internationally. The Kia Rio is one of Kia Motors Corporations top selling models globally, and has […]

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Kia Motors enters the ranks of the ‘Top 100 Best Global Brands

Posted: October 17, 2012 at 7:24 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

  Kia’s brand valued at $4.1 billion USD to achieve 87th place on global top 100 brand ranking study  Advances in product quality, design and innovative marketing were noted as key factors for Kia’s     dramatic brand value increase (SEOUL) October 2, 2012 – Kia Motors Corporation enters the exclusive list of the ‘Top […]

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Amateur Tennis Players Gunning For Gloring In City Of Gold

Posted: October 4, 2012 at 8:56 am   /   General, Kia Global, News

(Johannesburg) October 3, 2012 – The second regional tournament in the 2012 Kia Amateur Australian Open rolls into town this weekend and promises to bring a whole new meaning to the phrase “hit and return”. Sixty-four amateur teams have confirmed their entries for this weekend’s tournament at the University of Johannesburg in a bid to […]

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