Soul

Blessing from Pope Francis may help sell a few Souls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2014
Kicking off a five-day visit to South Korea last week, the pope slipped into the back of a Kia Soul and rolled down a window to wave at the welcoming party, including President Park Geun-hye....
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Pope bestows halo on Kia's Soul

Aug. 14, 2014 12:19 CET
Pope Francis is helping to elevate the profile of the Kia Soul beyond that of the car of choice for dancing hamsters....
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Kia Soul EV's top market will be U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2014
Kia Motors aims to sell 5,000 electric units of its boxy Soul subcompact a year worldwide. Kia expects the United States to be the Soul EV's biggest market. The Soul EV, which went on sale April 14 in South Korea, will hit U.S. showrooms in the second half of the year....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Kia enhances Soul's SUV traits

April 24, 2014 06:01 CET
Rising demand for subcompact-sized SUV-styled models has driven Kia to put more emphasis on the latest Soul's crossover characteristics....
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ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

April 4, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, April 7....
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Kia to start building Soul EV next month

7:30 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2014
Kia Motors said it will start building a battery-powered version of its Soul compact in Korea next month....
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Kia will start building Soul EV next month

March 11, 2014 13:30 CET
Kia will start building a battery-powered version of its Soul in Korea next month. The car will be Hyundai-Kia's first battery-powered EV export, with destinations including Europe....
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2014 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Kia Soul EV to launch in 3rd quarter

8:33 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014
The Soul EV will be Kia's first zero-emission vehicle sold in the United States when it arrives in select markets in the third quarter....
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EDITORIAL

Stop the phony 'sales'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
With so many people depending on sales numbers, why do some automakers feel it's OK to distort them?...
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Kia's race to sell off '13 Souls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Kia's best monthly sales gain of the year came with an 11th-hour push from the factory, one that could leave dealers with thousands of "sold" cars that will have to be sold again....
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Kia plans to launch its first electric car in Europe next year

Nov. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
Kia plans to launch an electric version of its Soul small minivan in Europe next year. Kia has not released pricing details for the Soul EV, but media reports suggest it will cost about 30,000 euros...
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Kia aims for 120-mile driving range for Soul EV

1:40 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Kia is targeting a 120-mile driving range on a single charge for the electric version of its Soul subcompact arriving next year in the United States....
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Kia plans Soul EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Kia will introduce an electric version of its 2014 Soul next year, the brand's first EV for the United States....
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Kia tweaks body on Soul for '14

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2013
The Kia Soul has emerged as the last man standing from the carnage in the boxy small-car segment....
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Kia plans EV version of Soul

6:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Kia will introduce an EV version of its 2014 boxy Soul subcompact next year. The Soul EV will be Kia's first U.S. vehicle to be powered solely by an electric powertrain. The brand's only electrified vehicle sold in the United States so far has been the Optima Hybrid mid-sized sedan....
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Kia's hamsters are back, jamming to Lady Gaga

9:19 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2013
The Kia hamsters are back -- with a new slimmed-down look to promote the 2014 Soul. Called "Totally Transformed," the latest iteration of the Korean automaker's ad campaign is underpinned by a new spot that aired during the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday....
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