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Kia Optima Hybrid sets new Guinness World Record® for fuel economy

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 9:03 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

September 13, 2011 — Kia Motors is one of the automotive industry’s current fuel economy leaders and today the brand is celebrating the setting of a new Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption in a hybrid gasoline vehicle, while driving through all 48 adjoining U.S. states.

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Kia Motors joins 50 hour youth sports challenge and fitness fact finding mission

Posted: September 12, 2011 at 2:35 pm   /   General, News

Over 3 000 schoolchildren from disadvantaged Western Cape communities will be doing more than keeping a ball in motion at the sixth annual Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge, taking place at the Western Province Cricket Club in Newlands from Friday 16 until Sunday 18 September.  The young participants will feature in important field […]

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Ella Elford crowned National Kia Service Advisor of the Year

Posted: September 6, 2011 at 2:54 pm   /   General, News

(South Africa) 2 September 2011.  Kia Motors South Africa places high value on the level of after sales service received by all customers after purchasing a vehicle. There are various customer interfaces which influences the overall experience, and the service advisor plays a crucial role as this is the first point of contact with the […]

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Kia awarded three environmental certificates by TÜV Nord

Posted: August 31, 2011 at 2:01 pm   /   Kia Global, News

Kia Motors Corporation has been awarded three environmental certificates by TÜV Nord, an independent technical inspection organization, in recognition of the strong eco-credentials of its three newest models.

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Kia takes you behind the scenes in the making of the new Picanto TV ad

Posted: August 30, 2011 at 10:19 am   /   General, News

Kia fans all over South Africa and the social space would have seen the innovative new television commercial for the all-new AWESOME Picanto. Many people have expressed their appreciation for this advert which seems very different to anything else on television. To give you more insight into this advert Kia Motors South Africa had an […]

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Wayne Gerdes (Hypermiling expert and owner of readies for a Guinness World Record fuel economy challenge in a Kia Optima Hybrid

Kia gears up for fuel economy record attempt

Posted: August 29, 2011 at 9:28 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) August 26, 2011 — Two motorists are preparing to drive a 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid into the pages of the Guinness Book of World Records this week as they aim to set a new record for lowest fuel consumption (in a gasoline hybrid car) while driving through all 48 adjoining states of America.

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Kia Concept Car Frankfurt 2011 (2)

Kia to unveil four-door sports sedan concept at Frankfurt Motor Show

Posted: August 19, 2011 at 8:50 am   /   Cars, Concept Cars, General, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) August 19, 2011 — Powerful, dynamic and forward-looking, Kia’s new concept car signals the company’s distinctive new design direction. This rear-wheel drive four-door sports sedan marries sleek and muscular proportions with a sophisticated and elegant four-seater cockpit.

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Scorpion FC win the Kia Champ into the Arena tournament in Argentina


Posted: July 25, 2011 at 6:54 am   /   General, Kia Global, News

(BEUNOS AIRES) 23 July 2011.  The international KIA Champ into the Arena competition is an annual 5-a-side amateur soccer tournament held in many countries across the world. Various KIA distributors take part in this event, and encourage local amateur soccer teams to enrol themselves into the tournament. As soccer is entrenched in KIA’s global sporting […]

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Champ Into the Arena winners Scorpions FC pictured here with Kia Motors South Africa CEO Ray Levin

Kia Sponsors Copa America 2011

Posted: July 19, 2011 at 10:48 am   /   General, Kia Global, News

The association of Kia’s image with the soccer world reached a peak last year in South Africa, where it sponsored the World Cup. That was only the beginning. Kia hopes to be one step closer to South American fans through football, one of the world’s most beloved sports.

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Picanto – Awesome inside and out

Posted: July 19, 2011 at 10:11 am   /   Cars, General, News

  Passengers will stare as much as pedestrians; the interior is as awesome as the exterior. Pretty as a picture, useful as a paperclip; the Picanto is also highly functional.

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