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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 Motors SA gives away another Rio on Kfm

Posted: February 14, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   General, News

Last week Kia Motors South Africa gave away a brand new Rio to Sarah Jordaan from Brakpan, Johannesburg – a lucky 94.7 Highveld Stereo listener.  On Saturday 11 February 2012, Mark Pilgrim did a live broadcast of the Kia Take40SA from the Kia Tableview dealership. During the show, Mark announced the Cape Town winner of […]

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What you need to know about Low Sulphur (50 ppm) Diesel Fuel

Posted: February 14, 2012 at 10:07 am   /   General, Technical

Sulphur occurs naturally in crude oil and the Sulphur content can range anywhere between 100 and 33,000 parts per million (ppm) If the Sulphur is not removed during the refining process it will contaminate the Diesel fuel which can have adverse effects on your KIA diesel vehicle. Depending on the crude oil used, as well […]

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EMBARGOED Track'ster Concept Car 1st Photo

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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Kia Launches New Sedona VQ 7 Seater

Posted: February 8, 2012 at 6:16 am   /   Cars, General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 6 FEBRUARY 2012. Kia Motors South Africa has launched the new Sedona VQ 7-seater, which replaces the previous 2.9 Diesel model. The new model features an all-new 2.2 Diesel engine, which delivers impressive power and torque of 143kW @ 3800 rpm and 436Nm @ 1800 -2500 rpm.  The new modern Common Rail Turbo-charged […]

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Kia Motors South Africa gives away a new Rio to a lucky 94.7 listener

Posted: February 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm   /   General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 6 FEBRUARY 2012. The Kia Take40SA is a weekly music show, which plays a count down of Highveld Stereo and Kfm listeners’ top 40 favourite songs every Saturday. In 2010, Kia Motors South Africa partnered with Primedia, Highveld Stereo and Kfm, to become the main sponsor of the Take40SA. The partnership has been […]

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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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