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Kia claims two more red dot design awards

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) March 14, 2012 – Kia has been awarded two top honors for its Picanto and Rio models in the 2012 red dot design competition.

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World premiere for all-new Kia cee’d at Geneva

Posted: March 6, 2012 at 1:16 pm   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) March 6, 2012 – The all-new Kia cee’d makes its world premiere today (Tuesday) at the 82nd Salon International de l’Auto in Geneva.  Joining the Kia cee’d in Switzerland, the Ray EV (electric vehicle) and the Track’ster concept make their first appearance before a European audience.

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Kia reveals all-new ‘K9’ flagship sedan for Korean market

Posted: February 29, 2012 at 8:05 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 28, 2012 – Kia today revealed the first official photographs of its all-new flagship sedan to be launched during the first half of this year in the Korean market.  Referred to by its codename ‘KH’ until now, the company also confirmed that the Korean market name will be ‘K9’ – while the name […]

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Kia signs on to support World Environment Day 2012

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 7:03 am   /   CSR, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 22, 2012 – Kia Motors Corporation, today, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to confirm its support for the organization’s hallmark World Environment Day (WED). The official signing ceremony took place at the United Nations compound in Nairobi, Kenya and marked Kia’s continued commitment to environmental sustainability.

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Kia pledges €1.5 million for charity shrub planting programme in West Africa

Posted: February 16, 2012 at 1:18 pm   /   CSR, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 16, 2012 – Kia Motors Europe is to sponsor a long-term charitable programme for the planting of shrubs in southern Mali, West Africa.  The project, called ‘Kia – Planting for a Better Life’, will guarantee the planting of up to six million jatropha shrubs over the next three years, helping to secure a brighter future […]

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Kia cee’d – The second generation is ready to go

Posted: February 15, 2012 at 7:34 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 15, 2012 – Combining dynamic, sophisticated styling with maturity and prestige, the all-new cee’d five-door hatchback makes its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

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Kia dreams big with Track’ster concept car unveil at 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Posted: February 8, 2012 at 10:20 am   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) February 9, 2012 – What happens when a dream becomes reality?  In the case of the Kia Track’ster concept unveiled at today’s Chicago Auto Show, car enthusiasts begin to salivate.  Amid the driving rhythm of heavy-metal music, smoke and blinding lights, Kia Motors America (KMA) took the wraps off a performance-oriented three-door Soul coupe […]

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(left to right) Steve Wood, CEO Tennis Australia; Rafael Nadal; CW KIm, President & CEO of Kia Motors Australia participate in the Kia VIK Handover Ceremony at Melbourne Park.

Kia cars keep Australian Open 2012 moving

Posted: January 12, 2012 at 7:42 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) January 12, 2012 – As the major sponsor of Australian Open 2012, Kia Motors handed over a fleet of 101 specially-equipped official tournament vehicles to Tennis Australia during a ceremony in Melbourne today attended by executives from Kia Motors Australia and Tennis Australia, as well as Kia’s global brand ambassador, Rafael Nadal. This year […]

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Kia releases first official image of next generation cee’d

Posted: January 12, 2012 at 7:26 am   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

(Seoul) January 10 2012 – The new Kia cee’d combines styling typically found on a sporty coupe with the space and functionality of a five-door hatch.

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The new Kia Rio wins numerous awards

Posted: January 6, 2012 at 9:22 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

After its unveiling at the 2011 Johannesburg International Motor Show, the new Rio sparked the interest of many South Africans. It was launched to the South African media exactly two months later, and has turned out to be a very popular and sought after Kia model.

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