4th-gen Kia Rio gets sportier designMon, 29, Aug 2016
Kia is giving a sporty look its Rio subcompact, which will be redesigned for the 2018 model year.
Kia gives new Rio a sporty lookWed, 24, Aug 2016
Kia is giving its Rio subcompact hatchback a sporty look to help it compete better against rivals such as the Ford Fiesta and Peugeot 208.
Tiny Kia crossover likely to join the fray in 2017Mon, 22, Aug 2016
Spy photos of Kia's upcoming subcompact crossover indicate a longish hood, stubby tail and limited cargo space -- a profile similar to the previous-generation Sportage.
Kia slots new crossover below SportageTue, 16, Aug 2016
Spy photographers have snapped a prototype of Kia's new subcompact crossover undergoing hot-weather testing. The unnamed cute ute will compete with the likes of Toyota's upcoming C-HR, Mazda's CX-3, Honda's HR-V and Chevy's Trax. It will slot below Kia's compact Sportage, which has grown in size and price in recent years, and will likely share a platform with Hyundai's upcoming subcompact crossover.
Former Mexico governor to face trial tied to Kia tax sweetenersWed, 10, Aug 2016
A former governor of Mexico's northern Nuevo Leon state will be tried for alleged improprieties linked to tax incentives his administration gave to South Korean carmaker Kia Motors to build a plant, a local government source said on Tuesday.
Kia plans broad offensive across segmentsMon, 08, Aug 2016
Hyundai's corporate cousin is attacking the market on all fronts, with compelling updates and additions that include its Niro line of green CUVs; subcompact and full-size crossovers; large cars and savvy tweaks to its small cars.
U.S. sales mixed as second half starts with 0.5% gain, caution flagsTue, 02, Aug 2016
Automakers reported mixed U.S. sales for July, amid rising incentives and sustained demand for trucks, as the industry kicked off the second half of the year with a 0.5 percent gain. The SAAR came in at 17.86 million -- the highest rate of the year and above forecasts. But Ford warned the new-vehicle market has become “very price sensitive.”
U.S. expands probe of 8 million airbag inflators after fatal crash in CanadaThu, 04, Aug 2016
NHTSA upgraded a probe of more than 8 million airbag inflators made by ARC Automotive after a death was reported in Canada following an inflator rupture in a Hyundai vehicle last month.
Trucks deliver a record July for Hyundai and KiaTue, 02, Aug 2016
July proved to be yet another record-breaking month for Hyundai and Kia, with combined U.S. sales at the two brands rising 6 percent to 134,972 cars and light trucks.