Kia had a particularly good September thanks to Labor Day sales and strong consumer confidence, Michael Sprague, COO of KiaMotors America, said in a statement. The former bargain brand has now posted a 7 percent sales increase for the full year to date
the responsive steering and capable road holding that make the iA more fun to drive than its peers, like the Hyundai Accent, KiaRio , and Toyota Yaris. Ride quality is decent for the class, having poise on rough surfaces, although on some pavement, a taut
crossover that boosted the brand in Europe. (The Qashqai is not sold in the U.S.) With competitors such as the BMW X1 and KiaSportage , Nissan will be challenged to keep the vehicle in the design forefront. That's why he finds walking auto shows filled
Motor Corp. of concealing a defect that caused cars to accelerate suddenly, as well as cases accusing Hyundai Motor Co. and KiaMotors of overstating certain vehicles' fuel-economy ratings. Toyota agreed in 2012 to pay $1.1 billion to resolve acceleration
good infrastructure. The automotive sector has been the driving force of Slovakia's growth for more than a decade after KiaMotors and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen joined Volkswagen Group in setting up operations in the country. The finance ministry kept the
scandal would hurt South Korean demand for Volkswagen and Audi cars and benefit local brands such as Hyundai and sister firm KiaMotors . "South Korean consumers are very sensitive to news, and this emission news will have an impact on the import market
feet of torque. And minus a few too many design flourishes on the e-tron's nose, it's a good-looking rig. MISS: KiaSportage Just as Babe Ruth struck out every now and again, so too must Peter Schreyer and his design team. We couldn't tell what
performance comes two years after Chairman Chung Mong-Koo promoted Peter Schreyer to oversee design at both Hyundai and affiliate KiaMotors Corp. The carmaker is showcasing three models from its N-brand high- performance line at the Frankfurt International Motor
manager for Century Chevrolet-Nissan-Hyundai in Bloomington, Ill. He helped develop business strategies and managed operations for several stores across the U.S. Until his death, Boyd was the COO of KiaMotors Adria Group in Slovenia.
still a small portion of the market, have grabbed record market share from domestic stalwarts Hyundai Motor Co. and sibling KiaMotors Corp. South Korea is the biggest market outside North America to receive the Impala. Its debut there is seen as a test bed
sales leader. "Kia has outpaced the industry all year, and that trend continued in August," Michael Sprague, COO of KiaMotors America, said in a statement. "We set our fourth consecutive monthly sales record despite significant turbulence in the
Kia has released pictures of its fourth-generation Sportage before the compact crossover's debut next month at the Frankfurt auto show. The new crossover gets a sleeker look than the outgoing version. Its headlights are no longer integrated into the grille but are higher up next to the hood. The ...
from FCA through an initial public stock offering. A quick story update. Last week we showed you these sketches of the new KiaSportage . The auto maker today releasing official images of the US UV ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt international motor show
s take a look. The group giving the Audi all road. The Ford Edge the Honda Fit in the Jeep renegade hoopla stuff. The KiaSedona the Lincoln M Casey and the Mazda three also getting a tail wag. And the Mercedes-Benz. GLA class in super respects to
Escape can be had for a song. The Nissan Rogue offers a third row (suitable only for small kids, or tiny pets). The next KiaSportage , the Tucson's fraternal twin, could be even bolder in terms of styling. And we can bet Toyota is working on a strong
is set to go on sale next summer and will compete in Europe's biggest segment against rivals such as the Skoda Fabia, the Hyundai i20 and KiaRio . Suzuki first used the Baleno name with a subcompact hatchback built between 1995 and 2001.
Kia has given its Sportage a sleeker look and a more upscale interior. The new crossover will have Kia's "most refined, highest-quality cabin to date," and a "bold, progressive design," Kia said. The fourth-generation Sportage will be unveiled next month at the Frankfurt auto show and will debut in