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22 07

New ‘Terrain Mode’ makes fourth-generation Kia Sorento more capable...

The fourth-generation Kia Sorento will be equipped with a newly-developed ‘Terrain Mode’ feature when European sales start in the second half of 2020.
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29 06

Kia Motors ranked #1 brand in industry in J.D. Power U.S. Initial...

Kia ranked number one in the industry* today by J.D. Power in the 2020 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS), with a reported 136 problems per 100 vehicles. And for the sixth consecutive year, Kia is the number one mass-market automotive brand. “An exceptional run,” said Dave Sargent, Vice President, Automotive Quality, J.D. Power.
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18 06

Kia Motors partners with Google Cloud to develop AI-based Owner’s...

Kia Motors Corporation has announced the launch of a ‘Kia Owner's Manual App’, an AI-based owner’s manual developed in partnership with Google Cloud and Megazone. The Kia Owner's Manual App is a customer-friendly mobile app that explains the name and functions of features found inside Kia models using the smartphone camera. Instead of having to refer to the printed owner’s manual, drivers can use the app to more easily find information about individual features. The easy-to-use app also has the advantage of being able to explain functions simply and conveniently.
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13 05

Kia Motors Europe outlines plans for EV sales growth

Kia Motors today outlines further details of its shift towards electrification, following record sales of the brand’s electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe in the first quarter of 2020
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07 05

A second pair of eyes: new Kia Sorento eliminates driver blind...

Kia reveals details of the cutting-edge Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM) technology included with the new Kia Sorento SUV. This ‘second pair of eyes’ for drivers is designed to enhance safety for Sorento occupants and other road users by eliminating a driver’s left- and right-side blind spots.
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09 04

Kia Soul EV and Telluride win 2020 World Car Awards

Kia Motors Corporation has won big at the 2020 World Car Awards with the Telluride named ‘World Car of the Year’ and the Soul EV ‘World Urban Car’. The Kia Telluride was rewarded by the judging panel for its distinctive design and impressive practicality. The World Car of the Year title represents another accolade for a vehicle that has garnered more than 70 awards since its introduction in 2019. The SUV has already been crowned North American Utility Vehicle of the Year and MotorTrend SUV of the Year, among others.
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06 04

‘Kia Promise’ extends vehicle warranties worldwide

Kia Motors Corporation has announced the launch of the ‘Kia Promise’ today, a global warranty extension program for its vehicles. The Kia Promise is designed to support Kia customers whose movements may be limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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01 04

Kia Motors Europe appoints Won-Jeong Jeong as President

Kia Motors Europe today announces that Won-Jeong Jeong has been appointed to President, overseeing the brand’s European operations. In his new role, Mr. Jeong will oversee the launch of Kia’s new brand identity in Europe, through which Kia aims to raise perceptions of the brand as a leader in electrification, particularly among Millennial and ‘Gen-Z’ consumers. This forms a key tenet of ‘Plan S’, the company’s mid- to long-term strategy aimed at establishing a leadership position in the future automotive industry. With extensive experience across the automotive value chain, as well as expertise in Kia’s overseas operations, Mr. Jeong is ideally placed to drive the company’s transition towards EVs and mobility solutions.
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30 03

2020 Red Dot ‘Product Design’ award for Kia XCeed

The Kia XCeed urban crossover has been recognised with a 2020 Red Dot design award. The ‘Product Design’ prize makes the XCeed the fourth member of the Ceed model family to receive a Red Dot prize.
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20 03

Powerful, progressive and versatile: the new Kia Sorento

The new Kia Sorento is revealed for the first time today. Powerful, progressive and versatile, the fourth generation of Kia Motors Corporation’s flagship SUV is designed and engineered to take on everything life throws at it. Raising standards in the midsize SUV class for space, efficiency and quality, it sits at the heart of Kia’s reinvigorated global SUV line-up, which also includes the Seltos, Stonic, Telluride and Sportage.
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