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2011 Kia Optima at Road Atlanta

2011 Kia Optima Quick Drive

We just got back from driving the 2011 Kia Optima at Road Atlanta, and unfortunately, we don't have much to report. Why? Because we only got a handful of very reduced-pace laps around the track with the car. But we did spend enough time with Kia's latest sedan to give you the 10,000-foot overview... read more

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2010 Kia Forte Koup

2010 Kia Forte Koup Is One Kool Kar

Kia is coming up with some very interesting vehicles these days, including its compact Forte sedan and Forte Koup two-door. Yeah, the spelling for Koup is gimmicky at best... read more May 7, 2010 by 

2011 Kia Forte Hatchback

2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Kia Forte Hatchback

Joining the Sedan and Koup models in the ever-expanding Forte lineup, the past week’s 2010 New York Show played host to the unveiling of the third Forte variant, the brand... read more April 2, 2010 by 

2011 Kia Optima

2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima

The affordable large car segment is starting to get just a little overcrowded, and in a time where customers all around the world are downsizing to smaller midsize models... read more April 2, 2010 by 

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2010 Kia Soul! Brings Attitude To The South Korean Automaker's Lineup

Kia, being a young company, is targeting Gen Y buyers with the all new Soul. I test drove the Kia Soul!, and no that’s not a typo: there are four Kia Souls, the base, the... read more March 31, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte

Kia Moves Into Sports Marketing With Michelle Wie and LPGA

Kia isn’t the car company they were back in the mid-90s, a car company that was mostly synonymous with inexpensive—or in other words cheap econo-box. Since then, Kia has... read more February 17, 2010 by 

Kia Ray plug-in hybrid concept car, 2010 Chicago Auto Show

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Kia Ray Plug-In Hybrid Concept Live Photos

Powered by a newly-developed plug-in hybrid drivetrain, the Kia Ray plug-in hybrid concept unveiled today in Chicago puts a new face on green, and it's a face we'd like to... read more February 10, 2010 by 

Kia Ray Plug-in hybrid concept

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Kia Ray Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Imagine a plug-in hybrid concept that's not only aerodynamic, but actually attractive. One that's both high-tech and long-range capable. One that's even affordable. Kia hopes... read more February 10, 2010 by 

Second Kia Ray Concept plug-in hybrid teaser

2010 Chicago Auto Show Preview: Kia Ray Plug-In Hybrid Concept

With a stable full of fresh new production cars, Kia is planning a new design concept for the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off next week. The Kia Ray plug-in hybrid... read more February 3, 2010 by 

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2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: 2011 Kia Sportage

In the past couple of years Kia’s lineup has grown to include three different SUV models as well as the stylish Forte sedan and Soul hatchback, all while improving... read more February 3, 2010 by 

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2010 Kia Forte SX Offers Driving Pleasure and Peace of Mind

Who can you trust in the imported compact sedan marketplace these days?  With Toyota fending off unintended acceleration woes and Honda nearly silent in everything having to... read more January 27, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte

2010 Kia Forte Provides Good Cheap College Transportation

Going to College is an exciting time of life, but it can also be a stressful one as one tries to navigate a new campus, new housing, new people and transportation around new... read more January 20, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte KOUP GRAND-AM KONI Challenge Race Car

Kia Motors To Take On GRAND-AM KONI Sports Car Challenge With 2010 Forte Koup

American road racing isn't as popular as it is in Europe, but it's no less exciting--in some ways, it's even more so, because it's heavily influenced by and involved with... read more November 3, 2009 by 

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Saab's new buyers want to re-awaken the carmaker's 'soul'

Many gearheads remember fondly the days when something like a first-gen Saab 900 Turbo might rumble past, sounding vaguely like the airplanes that were its ancestors and... read more June 17, 2009 by 

2010 Kia Cee'd Plus MPV spy shots

Spy shots: Kia planning new compact MPV based on No 3 concept car

Kia presented its new No 3 mini MPV concept back at March’s Geneva Motor Show, and within weeks the production version of this concept had been spotted testing around... read more May 25, 2009 by 

2009 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai-Kia overtakes Nissan for sixth spot in U.S. sales

April was another tough month for carmakers but amidst all the doom and gloom was some positive news for South Korean duo Hyundai-Kia. Despite seeing sales decline more than... read more May 4, 2009 by 


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