Newsletter subscribe
Tag: Optima
Kia Optima_2016 Red Dot Best of Best

All-new KIA Sportage and Optima receive Red Dot design prize

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 10:54 am   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors has once again reinforced its reputation for the highest design standards, picking up two prizes at the 2016 ‘Red Dot Awards’ for Product Design, one of the most prestigious international product design competitions.   The new KIA Sportage compact SUV and Optima sedan – the carmaker’s two latest models – both received coveted […]

No Comments read more

KIA Umlazi donates car engine to Chief Ngonyama Technical School

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 11:33 am   /   CSR, Latest News

KIA Motors Umlazi, with the support of KIA Motors South Africa, recently handed over a KIA Optima engine to the Chief Ngonyama Technical School in Ozwathini, a rural area north of Durban. The KIA engine will assist learners with the required practical training portion of Mechanical Technology in the school workshop. The Chief Ngonyama Technical […]

No Comments read more

First look: Next-generation Kia Optima

Posted: March 30, 2015 at 12:24 pm   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Featured, General, Kia Global, News

The wait is nearly over! We present you with the very first look at the all-new Optima. Thoroughly refreshed inside and out from the previous generation, Kia’s best-selling mid-size sedan will come in multiple engine choices and new premium features. To get more views and information, stay tuned for the all-new Optima’sworld premiere at the upcoming New […]

No Comments read more
Kia Soul Green

Kia named one of Interbrand’s Best Global Green Brands again

Posted: June 26, 2014 at 8:46 am   /   Awards, General, Kia Global, News

Kia Motors has been a rising star among the global automotive brands in terms of environmental friendliness, most recently ranking 35th out of 50 global brands in international brand management consultancy, Interbrand’s 2014 Best Global Green Brands.

No Comments read more

GDI Technology Gets Added To The Kia Optima’s Engine

Posted: March 27, 2013 at 2:54 pm   /   General

(SOUTH AFRICA), 20 March 2013. Since its launch to the South African public in April 2012, Kia’s dramatic and eye-catching Optima midsize sedan has played an important role in building the Kia brand locally and has positioned itself as a vehicle that visually stands out from everything else in the D-segment. The Optima was originally […]

No Comments read more

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 […]

No Comments read more
Optima Picture - Siphelele

New Kia Optima to be unveiled at the 2011 Johannesburg International Motor Show

Posted: September 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm   /   Cars, General, News

(South Africa) September 26, 2011 – After making its World Debut at the New York Motor Show in April 2010, the all new Kia Optima, together with the new Rio, will be the second new model to be unveiled by Kia at this years Johannesburg International Motor Show.

9 Comments read more
Kia TUV Nord (ISO 14040)

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.

No Comments read more