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KIA cuts environmental impact of car manufacturing

Posted: July 21, 2016 at 9:14 am   /   Featured, General, Kia Global, Technical

KIA Motors Corporation has made significant progress in reducing the environmental impact of its production facilities, according to the company’s annual ‘MOVE’ sustainability report.   The Korean car manufacturer’s ongoing efforts to introduce more environmentally sustainable production methods have, over the past 12 months, resulted in lower greenhouse gas emissions levels, less waste and reduced […]

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Ex Vice-President of BMW Engineering joins Kia as focus shifts to driving dynamics.

Nurburgring to Namyang: shifting the focus to performance and dynamics

Posted: January 8, 2015 at 4:19 pm   /   General

-        Albert Biermann appointed as Head of Vehicle Test & High Performance Development –       Appointment is part of a drive to develop vehicles that lead their segments for rewarding driving dynamics –       Takes on responsibility for new high performance vehicles and technologies With more than 30 years of experience in […]

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Kia Motors South Africa opens its new Parts Distribution Centre

Posted: May 10, 2012 at 9:09 am   /   General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA) March 13, 2012 Kia Motors South Africa recently opened its new Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) warehouse as part of its Annual Dealer Conference, held at Emperors Palace on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2012.

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Kia Motors South Africa Dealer of the Year

Posted: May 10, 2012 at 9:06 am   /   General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA) March 13, 2012 – 2011 was a very eventful year for KIA Motors South Africa and was filled with numerous new car launches including the launch of the Cerato Hatch in April, the all new Picanto in July and the new Rio in November. The launch of these new models resulted in increased […]

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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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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 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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Revolutionary new Rio family to power Kia sales boom

Posted: November 8, 2011 at 2:39 pm   /   Cars, General, News

Kia’s all-new, fourth-generation Rio, which made its world premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, is set to spark a revolution in the compact car segment and power a boom in the growth of Kia sales.  New Rio boasts a bold and distinctive personality, bringing the latest B-segment model smartly in line with the rest […]

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Kia Optima Hybrid sets new Guinness World Record® for fuel economy

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 9:03 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

September 13, 2011 — Kia Motors is one of the automotive industry’s current fuel economy leaders and today the brand is celebrating the setting of a new Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption in a hybrid gasoline vehicle, while driving through all 48 adjoining U.S. states.

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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.

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