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Kia and Uber partner to give drivers in 20 European markets discounts to EVs

Uber and Kia Europe are teaming up to offer drivers in 20 European markets deals on buying, leasing, financing or renting Kia’s e-Niro and e-Soul, the latest move by the ride-hailing giant to achieve its emissions goals.  Uber has committed to being a zero-emission mobility platform across Europe by 2030, and hopes to get up to 30,000 Uber drivers into Kia’s BEV range by the same year. Kia is the latest in Uber’s collection of automakers offerings its drivers discounted rates on electric cars...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Europe, London, Tech, European Union, Electric Vehicles, Paris, Gm, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Niro, Hyundai Motor Group, Kia Europe


Porsche’s gasoline cars under investigation for incorrect fuel economy numbers

German car authority KBA has begun probing Porsche over suspected incorrect fuel consumption data for the company’s gasoline-powered cars, according to a report from Business Insider. A Porsche spokesperson told Reuters in an email that “The current procedure has already been able to find no conformity deviations in the large majority of vehicles,” but the company made a voluntary notification to KBA as “a precautionary measure” a year ago. So what does all that mean? Apparently there are confo...
Tags: News, Porsche, Autos, Epa, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Kia, Emissions, Fuel Economy, Dieselgate, Reuters, KBA, Business Insider A Porsche


Apple Hires Self-Driving Car Startup Founder and Former BMW Exec Ulrich Kranz

Former BMW senior executive and self-driving vehicle startup founder Ulrich Kranz has taken on a role at Apple working on the company's autonomous car project, reports Bloomberg. Kranz founded Canoo, a self-driving car startup that he left earlier this year. Prior to creating Canoo, Kranz helped to develop the i3 and i8 vehicles at BMW, where he was employed for 30 years. According to Bloomberg, Kranz's hiring is a sign that Apple is determined to build a self-driving vehicle that will rival...
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Kia Advert Humiliates Safety Code Between Drivers And Riders

Every once and a while, I stumble across an article on my early morning perusal of news that highlights something so outlandishly stupid, I can’t help but bring it to the table as-is, in full light and with an apple in its ugly little mouth. Today appears to be a ‘once and a while’ kind of day. According to a report from VisorDown, South Korean Corporation Kia has just released an advertisement for the new Kia Soul Lane-Keeping Assist. The Lane Assist itself is a great feature for the So...
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Road Safety, Kia, Kia Soul, Motorcycle News, Kia Advertisement, Kia Corporation, VisorDown South Korean Corporation Kia, Kia Soul Lane


Kia Humiliates Safety Code Between Drivers And Riders

Every once and a while, I stumble across an article on my early morning perusal of news that highlights something so outlandishly stupid, I can’t help but bring it to the table as-is, in full light and with an apple in its ugly little mouth. Today appears to be a ‘once and a while’ kind of day. According to a report from VisorDown, South Korean Corporation Kia has just released an advertisement for the new Kia Soul Lane-Keeping Assist. The Lane Assist itself is a great feature for the So...
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Road Safety, Kia, Kia Soul, Motorcycle News, Kia Advertisement, Kia Corporation, VisorDown South Korean Corporation Kia, Kia Soul Lane


7-Seater Kia Seltos Spied Testing Abroad Once Again

Earlier in April this year, when Kia announced their rebranding with a new logo...
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2022 Kia K5 Quick Facts: Fuel Economy, Safety Features, Pricing & More

The Kia K5 made a splash last summer during its official debut. Although SUVs and crossovers are everywhere these days, some folks (myself included!) would still rather drive a sedan. And when it comes to sedans, the 2022 Kia K5 is one of the nicest on the market! Although the car was brand new as of 2021, there are a few minor changes for the 2022 model year. Kia K5: What’s New In 2022? The exterior styling is mainly unchanged, although the 2022 K5 will feature the new Kia logo on the ...
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Kia Sportage Updates Styling for Fifth Generation

Kia has updated the design of its Sportage to mimic the enticing angular menace that is the K5 sedan. It’s a far cry from the overtly friendly styling of the outgoing model, though appears to be working rather well. The fifth generation of the crossover digitally debuted in Korea on Tuesday and has already garnered […] The post Kia Sportage Updates Styling for Fifth Generation appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Korea, Autos, Kia, Hyundai Motor Group, Kia Sportage, News Blog, Styling, Sportage, Hyundai Tuscon, Fifth-gen, Kia Sportage Updates Styling for Fifth Generation


Total Sales of Hyundai & Kia Cars Higher Than Maruti Suzuki Last Month

The second wave of Covid-19 hit the country hard. Resulting lockdowns in...
Tags: Autos, Hyundai, Kia, Maruti Suzuki Last Month


Kia bets on bribing you with free stuff to secure its piece of the EV market pie

Kia seems to be putting serious work in marketing it’s First Edition EV6, which will be launched in the US in the beginning of 2022. As CNET reports, the company announced on Thursday that the first 1,500 people to preorder a First Edition EV6 models will get an extra bonus: a free Apple Watch. According to Kia, the Apple Watch isn’t a random choice. It will allow customers to use the Kia Connect suite of services that come as part of the car.  And if you happen to already have an Apple Watch, K...
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Kia Offers Free Apple Watch With EV6 Electric Car Purchase

Kia today announced that the first 1,500 customers who purchase a 2022 EV6 First Edition are eligible for a free Apple Watch, EV charging credits, or an at-home EV charger. As highlighted by , Kia is offering the free Apple Watch to help new EV6 owners access the Kia Connect services that are bundled with the vehicle. The EV6 is Kia's first pure electric crossover SUV with a 77.4kWh battery, dual motor e-AWD, 513 horsepower, augmented reality heads up display, and more. The vehicle is able ...
Tags: Apple, United States, Apple Watch, Hyundai, Kia, Ming Chi Kuo, Apple Car Apple


Woodland Hills man, 26, was killed in Reseda crash possibly caused by street racing

RESEDA — Authorities identified a man Tuesday who was killed when the BMW he was driving was involved in a multi-vehicle collision in Reseda, and the investigation was continuing to determine if he was racing with another motorist at the time of the crash. The crash occurred about 8:05 p.m. Sunday at Corbin Avenue and Saticoy Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Kelley Reid Spencer, 28, of Woodland Hills died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office a...
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Hyundai is launching in-car payments in the all-electric Ioniq 5

Hyundai developed an in-car payment system that will debut in its upcoming all-electric Ioniq 5 crossover that will offer drivers the ability to find and pay for EV charging, food and parking — the latest example of automakers finding new ways to generate revenue and offer customers features that are typically associated with smartphones. When the vehicle comes to North America in fall 2021, the payments system will launch with Dominoes, ParkWhiz and Chargehub, the company said Monday. The in-ca...
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The Station: London scooter winners and Ford’s most important EV

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. I want to point to two Extra Crunch articles before jumping into the rest of the news and analysis. Yes, Extra Crunch requires a subscription. We’re ramping up the transportation an...
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2021 Kia K5 EX Review – Awkward Name, Good Car

I am not, in general, one to fret too much when an automaker messes with car nomenclature. Even if, in the case of the formerly named Kia Optima, the brand switches to an alphanumeric structure. That’s not to say I never get upset – I was pretty harsh on Infiniti when it switched to its […] The post 2021 Kia K5 EX Review – Awkward Name, Good Car appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, K5, Car Reviews, Kia, New Cars, Kia Optima, Kia K5, 2021 Kia K5


Bought a Hyundai lately? Automaker with California roots outperforms a pandemic

Less than a year into his new job as Hyundai’s top leader in North America, Jose Munoz worried he might be on the brink of disaster. The nuclear engineer-turned-auto executive took over as president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America in the spring of 2019. Then, as coronavirus shutdowns swept the world, auto sales dropped more than 30%, with projections of 80% drops in the month ahead. Would Hyundai go belly up on his watch? Munoz wondered. “When you are a large corporation, you have factories, we...
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Kia reveals EV6 electric crossover vehicle with augmented reality windshield, remote parking

Kia reveals the Kia EV6, an electric crossover equipped with an augmented reality windshield and ultra-fast charging. It will go on sale in early 2022       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kia’s fast-charging EV6 electric crossover is coming to the U.S. in early 2022

The Kia EV6, an all-electric crossover that kicks off the automaker’s Plan S strategy to shift away from internal combustion engines and toward EVs, will come to the U.S. early next year, the company said Tuesday evening during a live streamed event in New York. The EV6 is the first dedicated battery-electric vehicle to built on its new Electric-Global Modular Platform, a platform that is shared with Hyundai and Genesis as part of the Hyundai Motor Group. The EGM-platform is the underlying found...
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2022 Kia EV6: Right Down Broadway

New York City’s Times Square might be one of the most electrified places on the planet. The place is festooned with electronic billboards and advertisements that run pretty much 24/7/365. What better place for the unveiling of the 2022 Kia EV6? We initially thought we’d see the car earlier this spring, but better late than […] The post 2022 Kia EV6: Right Down Broadway appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Hyundai Motor Group Is on Fire: Kia Recalls Optima, Sorento Models

Despite Kia’s obvious efforts to transform its lineup into a slew of handsome models offering more of what drivers want, it continues to have trouble with some of them catching fire. That’s likely going to be a deal-breaker for many shoppers, especially with the latest recall suggesting flames could spring up after vehicles have been […] The post Hyundai Motor Group Is on Fire: Kia Recalls Optima, Sorento Models appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Kia Recalls Vehicles a 2nd Time, Owners Should Park Outside

Kia is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in the U.S. for a second time to fix a problem that can cause engine fires.
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New-gen Kia Carnival Scores 5-star Rating at A-NCAP - VIDEO

A few years back, Korean automaker, Kia entered the Indian market with the...
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Hyundai Creta E vs Kia Seltos HTE - Detailed Comparo Of Entry-Spec Models

Both the Hyundai Creta and the Kia Seltos were recently updated in India. While...
Tags: India, Autos, Kia, Hyundai CRETA, Hyundai Creta E


Kia Sonet 7-seater Makes it Debut - Want it in India?

Recently, the Kia launched a 7-seater version of the Sonet in the Indonesian...
Tags: India, Autos, Kia, Kia Sonet


Hyundai and Kia are spending $7 billion in US electric car push

Hyundai and Kia are pouring billions of dollars into the United States, where they plan to start building electric cars and invest more in futuristic technologies.
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Hyundai Motor Group Invests a Boatload in the US

Hyundai Motor Group, makers of Hyundai and Kia autos, announced today their intent to invest $7.4 billion in the US by 2025. Electric vehicles, production facilities, and smart mobility is where the money will go. Putting in the work is one thing, but bringing the cash is another. Hyundai Motor knows that to be competitive […] The post Hyundai Motor Group Invests a Boatload in the US appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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16,111 Kia Sonet, Seltos and Carnival Sold Last Month

Korean automaker, Kia sold a total of 16,111 models in April 2021. With this,...
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Too Early To Rule Out Kia Seltos Gravity Edition For India?

Kia recently introduced its new brand identity in India and launched updated...
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In Review: 2021 Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento is redesigned for 2021, and it's what a good makeover should be. It drives well, the cabin is very impressive, and the seats are comfortable, at least if you're not sitting way at the back. Find out more in my review over at Driving.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Kia Seltos Borrows iMT Option From Younger Sibling Sonet

Earlier this week, Kia introduced their new corporate logo and brand slogan -...
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