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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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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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All-new Kia cee'd (1)

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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