Kia leads industry in J.D. Power quality studyWed, 22, Jun 2016
Kia overtook Porsche to lead the industry in J.D. Power's annual report card on vehicle quality, marking the first time in 27 years that a nonpremium brand has topped the list. Kia, with 83 problems reported per 100 vehicles, joins Toyota as the only nonpremium brands to have finished first in the 30-year history of the Initial Quality Study.
3 workers injured at Kia’s new plant in MexicoMon, 20, Jun 2016
Three workers were injured at a new Kia Motors factory in northern Mexico on Saturday, after one fell into a sewer ditch and two others attempted a rescue but were also hurt, the head of emergency services said.
Kia, Hyundai recall over 400,000 vehicles to fix 4 glitchesFri, 17, Jun 2016
Hyundai-Kia is recalling more than 400,000 vehicles for four separate safety glitches that cover front lower control arms, faulty hood latches and seat belt retractor screws that may be improperly installed.
From prime California location, Car Pros store is poised to ride Kia's riseMon, 20, Jun 2016
Lady luck has been kind to Ken Phillips, the country's top Kia dealer by volume. Now he hopes that trend continues with the opening of his multimillion-dollar Car Pros Kia store in Carson, Calif., along the busy Interstate 405 freeway.
Kia, Mexican state reach deal to cut tax breaks on new plantWed, 08, Jun 2016
The Mexican state of Nuevo Leon reached a deal with Kia Motors to cut the tax breaks the Korean automaker will receive after building its first Mexican plant in the state.
Hyundai to launch EV with 200-mile range in 2018Mon, 06, Jun 2016
Hyundai Motor Co. plans to launch an electric vehicle with a driving range of about 200 miles per charge in 2018. That is nearly double the 112 miles per charge that will be offered by an electric version of Hyundai's Ioniq sedan, which will debut this year.
May sales drop 6.1% on weak car sales; SAAR stays strongWed, 01, Jun 2016
The U.S. auto industry recorded its biggest monthly sales drop in nearly six years in May as most automakers posted declines amid plunging demand for passenger cars. May volume fell 6.1 percent to 1.5 million vehicles. Still, the SAAR came in at 17.46 million, a level on par with last year’s record sales.
HYUNDAI-KIA: Sales rise in May on crossover gainsWed, 01, Jun 2016
Hyundai's U.S. sales rose 12 percent from May 2015 to a record 71,006 vehicles for the month. U.S. sales for Kia, Hyundai's corporate affiliate, also rose, albeit a narrow 0.8 percent.
Hyundai to launch 200-mile EV in 2018Wed, 01, Jun 2016
Hyundai Motor said it plans to launch an electric vehicle with a driving range of about 200 miles per charge in 2018, aiming to better compete with other electric car makers such as Tesla Motors Inc.
Kia hamsters return in Soul ad showing in movie theatersTue, 31, May 2016
Kia Motors' hamsters made their return to the advertising scene this past weekend in over 34,000 U.S. movie theaters.