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Kia Optima "Dream Car For Real Life" ad

Super Bowl Ads: Kia Gives Us The Stuff Of Dreams

If you were raised by wolves before being brought back into society as an adolescent, you may not get the tie-in that Kia is trying to make with its Super Bowl ad for the Kia Optima, titled "A Dream Car For Real Life." In popular folklore, the sandman visits us each and every night, sprinkling... read more

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Kia Rio Surf by Antenna at 2011 SEMA show

2012 Kia Rio Retro Surf, Forte Hockey By Antenna: 2011 SEMA Live Photos

Kia is hitting SEMA as hard as ever this year with a new crop of cars to work with, including the stylish little five-door Rio hatchback. These two concepts, the Hockey and... read more November 1, 2011 by 

Blake Griffin 2012 Kia Optima at SEMA 2011

Blake Griffin Kia Optima: 2011 SEMA Live Photos

Earlier this year, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin pulled a wicked dunk over a Kia Optima (video below), and now Kia has taken the wraps off a Blake Griffin-themed... read more November 1, 2011 by 

2012 Kia Rio B-Spec race car

Kia Rio B-Spec Race Car To Debut At 2011 SEMA

If you haven't heard about it yet, there's a new racing spec making the rounds of the small-car world: B-Spec. Build to cross series boundaries and make racing a near-stock... read more October 11, 2011 by 

2012 Kia Rio Sedan

2012 Kia Rio: Stop/Start For One Of America's Cheapest Cars

Stop-start technology is an easy way of improving a car's fuel economy by a few MPG and lowering emissions - especially if you regularly commute in heavy traffic. However... read more September 26, 2011 by 

2011 Kia GT Concept

Kia GT Concept Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

We've shown you Kia's official photos of its lovely new GT concept, and now we're giving you the firsthand look we grabbed earlier today, in between mobs of photographers... read more September 14, 2011 by 

2011 Kia GT Concept

2011 Kia GT Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

It has certainly taken the company too long to get around to designing a sports car, but Kia's first rear-wheel drive car is a beauty, and it's packing a V-6 turbo, too... read more September 12, 2011 by 

2011 Kia Optima Turbo

Kia's Next-Gen Telematics Tech Now Under Development

The last few years have seen a step-up in in-car telematics, with more connected systems than ever now available to drivers and their passengers. Kia is currently developing... read more September 8, 2011 by 

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX

10 Fastest Cars For The Money

There's a lot to be said for being able to buy the latest and greatest in supercar technology, but for many of us, that's little more than a dream. If you're looking for a... read more July 19, 2011 by 

Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

The DOT Needs Volunteers For Its V2V Technology Program

In May, we told you that the U.S. Department of Transportation was rolling out a new program to test vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology. If you live in one of the six cities... read more July 15, 2011 by 

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe R-Spec

Kia Planning Rear-Drive V-8 Concepts At Frankfurt, Detroit: Report

It's been two years since Hyundai's rear-wheel-drive Genesis sedan and coupe launched, and now it appears sister company Kia might be following Hyundai's lead. According to... read more July 6, 2011 by 

2011 Kia Amanti leak

Kia Working On ‘K9’ Rear-Wheel Drive Flagship Sedan

Almost exactly two years ago there were whispers Kia was working on a new rear-wheel drive flagship sedan that would share its underpinnings with the Hyundai Genesis and be... read more May 4, 2011 by 

2012 Kia Soul

2012 Kia Soul Facelift: 2011 New York Auto Show

We’re already seen the spy shots but now the facelifted version of Kia’s popular Soul hatchback has been revealed following its world debut this week at the 2011... read more April 21, 2011 by 

2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio Sedan: 2011 New York Auto Show

We first saw the Hatchback version of the brand new 2012 Kia Rio debut last month at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and now it’s the Sedan’s turn for the spotlight... read more April 21, 2011 by 

2012 Kia Rio Hatchback

2012 Kia Rio Sedan Coming To New York Auto Show

High Gear Media's own Joel Feder is on the ground in Phoenix at a Kia event today, and he tells us that Kia has confirmed the new Rio sedan will be on display at the 2011 New... read more March 31, 2011 by 

2011 Kia Naimo Concept

Kia Naimo Electric Car Concept: 2011 Seoul Motor Show

Making its world premiere at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show today is the all-new Kia Naimo, an electric crossover concept penned by the automaker’s design team in South... read more March 30, 2011 by 


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