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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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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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