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Kia Brand Value Continues To Soar

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 2:13 pm | Kia Motors

Kia has seen a massive 480% jump in the value of its brand in just seven years as a result of significant investment in research and development, high profile sponsorships, a new visual identity and a decision to make design a core driver of its future growth. More >>

Kia To Introduce 7-speed Dual Clutch Technology

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:24 am | Kia Motors

Kia is looking to introduce its own seven-speed Dual-clutch Transmission on a yet-to-be-released new model within the next 12 months, as part of an initiative to deliver new technologies. More >>

Kia Climbs Quality Ladder

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 2:43 pm | Kia Motors

Kia Motors is one of the big winners in two recent surveys of vehicle quality. More >>

Kia Showcases Turbo Diesel Hybrid Optima

Friday, 10 October 2014, 1:26 pm | Kia Motors

A new type of emissions reducing, fuel-saving technology unveiled by Kia Motors at the just-held Paris Motor Show, marries diesel and electric power with an electric supercharger and a turbo, which could make hybrid cars of the future more efficient ... More >>

Kia Wins European Design Accolades

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:08 pm | Kia Motors

Members of the Kia Motors design team celebrate with some of their concept cars, including the award-winning Kia Provo (far left). More >>

Kia Celebrates 30 Million Vehicles

Friday, 26 September 2014, 2:57 pm | Kia Motors

Kia has celebrated a significant landmark by selling its 30 millionth vehicle globally – an achievement reached in a little over 50 years. More >>

Kia Lifts It Green Game

Monday, 22 September 2014, 5:02 pm | Kia Motors

Kia Motors is raising the stakes as one of the world’s leading green car producers. Two years after breaking into the 100 Best Global Green Brands, Kia has now moved well inside the top 50 and it plans to move even higher. Latest rankings show Kia ... More >>

Kia Motors Expands With New Factory

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:09 am | Kia Motors

Kia Motors is looking to further boost its worldwide growth, with the announcement of a new US$1 billion car factory to be built in Mexico. More >>

Kia Backs U-20 World Cup In New Zealand

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:59 pm | Kia Motors

With the excitement of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil still fresh, attention now turns to New Zealand, which will host the U-20 World Cup tournament next year, with Kia Motors retained as an official partner. More >>

Kia Motors New Zealand Best In Parts Performance

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 3:35 pm | Kia Motors

Kia Motors New Zealand and its dealer network have been recognised for outstanding performance in parts operation and dealer support. More >>

Practical Electric Car A Step Closer For NZ

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 3:14 pm | Kia Motors

The electric Kia Soul – a landmark vehicle for Kia Motors – has gone into volume production and its progress is being watched with keen interest and anticipation from New Zealand. More >>

Kia Sportage Tops Tough Satisfaction Survey

Monday, 16 June 2014, 12:43 pm | Kia Motors

The Kia Sportage, which recently underwent an update for 2014, has topped its class in a survey on owner satisfaction by influential JD Power automotive consultants, centred on the hard-to-please German market. More >>

Kia Makes World Cup Wishes Come True

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 10:46 am | Kia Motors

A young football fan from this part of the world will have a wish fulfilled to be present at the 2014 FIFA World CupTM in Brazil, thanks to Kia Motors. More >>

Enhanced 2014 Kia Sportage Celebrates 21 Years

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 5:14 pm | Kia Motors

Kia is celebrating the 21st anniversary of its fast-selling Sportage with the introduction of the updated 2014 model built in Europe, featuring an all-new direct-injection petrol engine among the changes that deliver a more refined and improved SUV package. More >>

New Zealand Kia Technician Excels in Australia

Friday, 9 May 2014, 12:43 pm | Kia Motors

A New Zealander has emerged as the top Kia Motors service technician in Australasia after winning the inaugural Australia-New Zealand Skill Cup Competition. More >>

Kia New Zealand Dealer Up With World’s Best

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 10:19 am | Kia Motors

A Kia Motors dealer in New Zealand can stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s best, after being selected to receive a coveted international award. Dunedin Kia, also widely known as Carbase in the southern city, is one of just a handful of dealers ... More >>

Kia Has The Power To Impress In Hamilton

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 1:57 pm | Kia Motors

Kia not only has the Power To Surprise, but also the Power To Impress, as demonstrated by the opening of a new showpiece dealership in Hamilton. The new Waikato Kia showroom and facilities in the Te Rapa business park has taken a leaf from the design DNA ... More >>

All-new Kia Pro_cee’d GT Turbo – Reboot Your Thinking

Friday, 11 April 2014, 11:37 am | Kia Motors

Kia’s first hot hatch has arrived in New Zealand. Built in Europe and showcasing the latest turbocharged technology, crisp handling and cool styling, the all-new Pro_cee’d GT Turbo is Kia’s most overtly sporting model to date. More >>

Luxury Kia Wins International Car of the Year

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 2:44 pm | Kia Motors

For the second year in a row, a Kia vehicle has been voted International Car of the Year at the just-held Detroit Motor Show. The latest honour, for the 2014 model year, has gone to the Kia Cadenza, a luxury model that sits above the mid-to-large Optima ... More >>

Kia’s Peter Schreyer Wins Top Design Honour

Friday, 31 January 2014, 3:06 pm | Kia Motors

The work of Peter Schreyer in leading the design transformation of Kia vehicles has been recognised with a prestigious award in Europe. Schreyer was been presented with the ‘2014 Grand Prix du Design’ at the 29th Festival Automobile International ... More >>



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