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Geneva: KIA reveals Stinger, Picanto & two plug-in hybrids

Posted: March 7, 2017 at 2:33 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

Today at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, KIA Motors unveils four new models. The new KIA Stinger fastback sports sedan makes its European premiere, alongside the all-new KIA Picanto city car, which makes its global debut. Advanced powertrain technology features in two other new KIA models on show for the first time – the […]

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Next Level Value: The new KIA Sorento 2.2 CRDi LS Auto

Posted: March 2, 2017 at 10:48 am   /   Featured, News

New derivative to bolster Sorento range’s accomplishment with unrivalled practicality, functionality and value for money KIA Motors South Africa this week expands its Sorento line-up with the introduction of the new Sorento 2.2 CRDI LS. The new derivative complements the range’s previous entry point, the Sorento 2.4 LS, by offering the same award-winning design, superior […]

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Bon voyage! KIA Motors South Africa bids adieu to Zian van Heerden

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 11:40 am   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa yesterday said ‘bon voyage’ to Zian van Heerden, one of the company’s longest serving senior executives. As of today, 1 March 2017, Zian will move into the position of Vice President of Sales at Renault South Africa, another business unit within the recently formed MOTUS Group, of which KIA Motors South […]

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Extreme winter testing regime for all-new Kia Stinger

Posted: February 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

The Kia Stinger is being plunged into the depths of Arctic winter for the latest stage in its development, ahead of its market introduction in the second half of 2017. Moving from the company’s European test base at the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, engineers are now subjecting Kia’s new fastback sport sedan to extreme […]

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KIA Sportage 2007-2009 Safety Recall

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 9:48 am   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa (Pty) Ltd will conduct a safety recall on 305 KIA Sportage models manufactured in Korea between 9 August 2007 and 22 May 2009 to diagnose the vehicle’s Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit. The Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit monitors individual wheel speeds and will, when determined, operate the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and […]

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A look at KIA’s global production network

Posted: February 22, 2017 at 11:53 am   /   Featured, Kia Global

In 1974, Kia assembled its very first passenger car – the Brisa – at the Sohari production plant. As country’s very first fully-integrated automobile manufacturing plant, our facilities at Sohari came to be known as the birthplace of the Korean automobile industry. Starting from these humble beginnings, Kia now produces more than 3 million cars […]

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KIA Sponsors Team South Africa for Davis Cup Clash

Posted: January 30, 2017 at 9:14 am   /   Featured, General, Latest News

Tennis South Africa recently announced their best possible Davis Cup squad, including the country’s top world-ranked player, Raven Klaasen, to play Estonia in the upcoming Euro/Africa Group 2 tie at Irene Country Club, Tshwane. The tie, to be played from 3 to 5 February 2017, will see South Africa and Estonia doing battle for the […]

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KIA Stinger receives EyesOn award for Design Excellence

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 3:22 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors’ all-new 2018 Stinger fastback sedan has been honoured with an EyesOn Design award for Production Car Design Excellence at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.  At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto companies, KIA’s Stinger arguably stole the spotlight. “We’ve made a lot of great cars and […]

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The KIA Stinger in detail : Design, Perfomance & Features.

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 11:55 am   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto companies, KIA Motors America (KMA) yesterday stole the spotlight with the world debut of the all-new 2018 KIA Stinger at the North American International Auto Show. A five-passenger fastback sports sedan poised to redefine a segment currently dominated by European automakers, the Stinger promises to […]

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KIA Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report

Posted: November 21, 2016 at 10:27 am   /   Featured, News

The global value of the KIA Motors brand has grown by 12% over the last year, according to Interbrand’s exclusive list of the 100 ‘Best Global Brands’. According to the 2016 study, released today, KIA has risen five spots to become the 69th most valuable brand in the world. The Korean manufacturer’s estimated brand value […]

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