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Chinese government allegedly bans Hyundai-Kia imports

The Chinese government has reportedly suspended the majority of vehicle imports from South Korea following a complaint made by several Chinese dealers that Hyundai-Kia is backing its own dealer groups at the expense of independent firms. The decision comes after the filing of a petition against... read more

October 16, 2008 by 
 
2009 Kia Borrego scores 5 stars in NHTSA crash test

2009 Kia Borrego scores 5 stars in NHTSA crash test

The Hyundai-Kia automotive conglomerate is on a roll of late with its stong crash test scores. Just over a week ago the 2009 Hyundai Genesis scored a perfect five-star... read more September 5, 2008 by 


 
Kia releases official details for new Soul hatch

Kia releases official details for new Soul hatch

Updated with new interior shots. Kia will use next month’s Paris Motor Show to debut its new Soul hatch, which is set to go on sale in South Korea at the end of the... read more September 2, 2008 by 


 
Crisp and edgy styling to differentiate future Kia lineup

Crisp and edgy styling to differentiate future Kia lineup

The Hyundai-Kia automotive conglomerate is South Korea's leading force in the industry, and recently became the fifth-largest carmaker in the world. In the U.S., Hyundai and... read more September 1, 2008 by 


 
Kia launches 2009 Forte sedan

Kia launches 2009 Forte sedan

Kia’s new Forte sedan has finally gone on sale – launching in South Korea this weekend - following months of drip-fed teasers and a premature leak of official... read more August 24, 2008 by 


 
Hyundai-Kia continues U.S. expansion with new gearbox plant

Hyundai-Kia continues U.S. expansion with new gearbox plant

Ranked fifth overall in the global auto industry for the first time this year, surpassing brands like Honda, Nissan, Chrysler and Fiat in overall sales, Hyundai-Kia has been... read more August 22, 2008 by 


 
Kia reveals 2009 Sportage facelift

Kia reveals 2009 Sportage facelift

Kia has revealed the first images and details for its 2009 model-year facelift for the Sportage compact SUV. The changes are minimal, consisting of a few minor styling... read more August 1, 2008 by 


 
Kia announces North American launch for Borrego SUV

Kia announces North American launch for Borrego SUV

Kia Motors America has announced the sales launch of their all-new seven-passenger midsize SUV, dubbed the Borrego. Revealed at the Detroit Motor Show earlier this year, the... read more July 16, 2008 by 


 
Hyundai-Kia now ranked fifth in auto industry

Hyundai-Kia now ranked fifth in auto industry

Over the past two decades Hyundai has moved from being a manufacturer of cheap poor quality cars to become a serious player in the auto industry with world class cars that... read more July 1, 2008 by 


 
New Spectra will spawn Kia's first coupe model

New Spectra will spawn Kia's first coupe model

Kia will launch its first ever coupe model next year with the launch of the next-generation Spectra (Cerato range). The new model, which is expected to draw heavy influences... read more June 30, 2008 by 


 
Kia opens new U.S. headquarters and design center

Kia opens new U.S. headquarters and design center

As Detroit's Big 3 see sales figures plummet, closing factories and design centers has become a nearly monthly event. Kia's U.S. operations, however, haven't felt the... read more June 24, 2008 by 


 
Kia releases new teaser for next-gen Spectra (Cerato)

Kia releases new teaser for next-gen Spectra (Cerato)

Prototypes for Kia’s replacement for the aging Spectra sedan have been spotted cold-weather testing in recent months and now we have the first official image of the... read more June 23, 2008 by 


 
Georgia plant to build small cars for Kia and Hyundai

Georgia plant to build small cars for Kia and Hyundai

Kia's new Georgia assembly plant is scheduled to build a new compact car for the South Korean brand starting from next year, however the same plant could also be used to... read more May 26, 2008 by 


 
Kia Pro_ceed enters Nurburgring 24 endurance race

Kia Pro_ceed enters Nurburgring 24 endurance race

There’s been no shortage of carmakers interested in competing in this weekend’s 24 hour Nurburgring endurance challenge. Already we’ve seen the likes of... read more May 24, 2008 by 


 
Kia confirms 2009 U.S. launch for Soul hatchback

Kia confirms 2009 U.S. launch for Soul hatchback

Few would have thought Kia was planning to launch a production version of its Soul concept when the trio of hatchback models was revealed at the recent Geneva Motor Show. The... read more May 12, 2008 by 


 
Kia KOUP Concept debuts in New York

Kia KOUP Concept debuts in New York

Kia has taken the wraps off a new two-door concept at this week’s New York Auto Show that previews the shape and evolution of the carmaker’s future models... read more March 20, 2008 by 


 
 

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