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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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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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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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(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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Kia introduces Korea’s first production electric vehicle

Posted: January 6, 2012 at 8:32 am   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

-      Kia Ray EV marks beginning of new era in Korean motoring –      EV assembled on same production lines as regular models –      Range up to 139 km (86 miles) with fast-charging in 25 minutes –      Unique EV navigation system locates closest recharging stations –      2,500 units to be produced in 2012 for use by […]

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Kia Picanto and Peter Schreyer win Top Gear Magazine Awards

Posted: November 30, 2011 at 10:25 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) November 30, 2011 — Kia Motors Corporation is delighted that the all-new Kia Picanto and its Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, have received honors in the BBC Top Gear Magazine annual awards announced today.  The Picanto has been named ‘Bargain of the Year’ and Schreyer was selected as one of the ‘Men of the Year’ in the special […]

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Kia Motors releases images of new compact production vehicle for Korean market

Posted: November 9, 2011 at 5:44 am   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

  SEOUL) November 9, 2011 — Kia Motors Corporation today released the first official images of its all-new Kia Ray compact vehicle, which will be sold exclusively in the company’s home market of Korea.

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