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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 Motors South Africa Lucky Drive to Australia Winner Announced

Posted: January 6, 2012 at 8:43 am   /   General, News

Kia Motors is actively involved in many sports across the globe, one of which is tennis. Notably in this regard, Kia is the main sponsor of the Australian Open, and is also proud to have Rafael Nadal as one of the company’s global brand ambassadors.

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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’s Car of the Year finalist wins international design award

Posted: November 15, 2011 at 7:28 am   /   Cars, General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 14 November 2011. After its world debut at this years Geneva Motor Show, the new Picanto has taken the world by storm. The new generation Picanto has been very successful in numerous markets across the globe, and this is reflected in the increasing demand for this car.

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Meet the team that will represent South Africa in the Kia Amateur Australian Open

Posted: November 14, 2011 at 1:15 pm   /   General, News

Danie Buys and Anmerie Lotz will represent South Africa in the 2012 Kia Amateur Australian Open in Melbourne after winning the South African final at the University of Johannesburg’s Tennis Club on Sunday.

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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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Excitement rising as Kia Amateur Australian Open showdown looms

Posted: November 8, 2011 at 2:43 pm   /   General, News

Excitement is rising as the top amateur tennis teams in the country head to Johannesburg this weekend to compete for a chance to play in the finals of the Kia Amateur Australian Open Championships. 

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