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Soul Hamster House Music Brings Down The House

Posted: September 18, 2012 at 9:19 am   /   General, Kia Global

Kia Motors’ music-loving hamsters, the stars of some of the most watched viral videos in the world over the last three years, are back in a new campaign for the wildly popular Soul urban passenger vehicle that brings the 21st century’s electronic house music to a stuffy 18th century opera house. Set to “In My […]

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Spy Shots of Kia Police Cars in New James Bond Film – Skyfall

Posted: August 31, 2012 at 2:55 pm   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

The world’s most famous movie franchise – 007, James Bond – will feature the Kia Optima and Sportage on the side of the good-guys when the next installment, Skyfall, opens this autumn. During filming in London sharp-eyed Kia owners spotted both models on-set dressed as British Police cars. In one shot, Daniel Craig as Bond […]

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Kia Becomes First Korean Brand to Race at Indianapolis Speedway

Posted: July 31, 2012 at 7:42 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

Kia Cerato (Forte) Koup owners who have the need-for-speed will be pleased to know that Kia made auto-racing history over this past weekend when its pair of Infinity Audio-backed Forte Koups became the first Korean cars ever to race at the famous Indianapolis Speedway in its 103-year history. Contesting Round 8 of the 2012 Continental […]

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A Glimpse into the Hush-Hush World of Automotive Proving Grounds

Posted: July 16, 2012 at 9:31 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global

Car manufacturers often boast that vehicles can handle all sorts of driving conditions. These circumstances may range from strange weather, crazy terrain, bumpy roads, and even certain types of collisions. Have you ever wondered how the people who put your car together know precisely what it will stand up to? Did they drive it through […]

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The Kia Picanto Then and Now – A Design Transformation

Posted: July 11, 2012 at 8:14 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, Owner's Circle

We had a lot of interest in our Kia Rio Then and Now post, so we decided to take a second trip down memory lane, but this time in our one and only Picanto. Check out how this small city car grew to win over drivers across the globe, as well as judges for the […]

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Bizarre traffic laws around the world

Posted: July 9, 2012 at 9:50 am   /   General, Kia Global

We encourage all drivers to abide by local traffic laws, but there are some strange laws out there that make you wonder. The other day while browsing the web, we stumbled upon some bizarre traffic laws that we wanted to share with our Kia-Buzz readers. Although, we crossed checked these laws with a few different […]

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Kia Rio Mobile Application Bestowed “Best of the Best” Distinction by Red Dot [Source: Kia Motors Corporation ]

Posted: July 4, 2012 at 11:23 am   /   General, Kia Global, News

26-Jun-2012] In recognition of the excellent design quality of the all-new Rio iPad application, Kia Motors Corp. has received the highly sought-after “best of the best” award in the communication design category from red dot, one of the largest and most-acclaimed international design competitions. Renowned experts from all over the world formed the red dot […]

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The Kia Optima Then and Now: A Stunning Design Transformation

Posted: July 2, 2012 at 6:45 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News, Owner's Circle

We’re now on our third installment of “Then and Now”, a Kia-Buzz series that takes you through a brief, yet informative history of Kia cars that have undergone amazing design shifts in relatively short periods of time. The star of this edition is the Kia Optima, whose astonishingly rapid transformation has captivated drivers and auto […]

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2012 Kia Soul Ranked Highest in Intial Quality Study by J.D. Power and Associates

Posted: June 21, 2012 at 12:50 pm   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

Kia SOUL 20-Jun-2012] From breakthrough advertising to runaway sales success, the Kia Soul has made quite a splash since entering the marketplace in 2009, and today the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality Study (IQS) ranked the popular urban passenger vehicle highest in initial quality in the compact multi-purpose vehicle segment. The study captures […]

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Kia Racing Prepares for Biggest Weekend of the Year: Three Different Products, Three Different Series, Two Different Countries

Posted: June 21, 2012 at 12:27 pm   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

Cerato /Forte Koup  [21-Jun-2012] Kia Racing amps up for its biggest and busiest weekend of the year this week as five different Kia vehicles compete in three different series at two tracks in two separate countries. The Infinity Audio Forte Koups return to the Midwest for round six of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge […]

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