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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


Kia Is Recalling 380,000 Vehicles Over a Fire Risk

Car accidents happen, but you can help yourself avoid them by driving slowly and safely, and you can increasing your chances or emerging unscathed from one by wearing a seatbelt. But what do you do when your car itself is the risk? Kia is recalling 380,000 vehicles concerns they can suffer random electrical fires,…Read more...
Tags: Environment, Cars, Vehicles, Lifehacks, Hyundai, Kia, Hyundai Motor Group, Vehicle, Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Soul, Motor Vehicles, Sedans, Sportage, Car Brands, Kia Seltos, Car Classifications


Mark Duplass: How Lynn Shelton’s Work Showed ‘Both the Sadness and Joy of Life’

Lynn Shelton had an unrivaled allegiance to the Seattle film community and to Washington state. Most people trying to make their way in independent film would move their ass down to Los Angeles, but Lynn never forgot where she came from. She would drive down in her Kia Soul and stay in our guesthouse or […]
Tags: News, Washington, Los Angeles, Seattle, Lynn, Kia Soul, Mark Duplass, Lynn Shelton, Humpday


Police: 5 Arrested In Connection With 2 Gang-Related Shootings In Modesto

MODESTO (CBS13) – The Modesto Police Department said they made five arrests in connection with two gang-related shootings that occurred earlier this week. Andreuss Brown, 19, of Modesto, was identified by police as the shooter in both cases. Brown was arrested Thursday and faces charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and numerous other gun charges. Jason Sheard, 28, Booker Beck, 19, and Deandre Black, 27, all face weapons charges. Black was also arrested on a misdemeanor warra...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Modesto, Johnson, Kia, Grant, Black, Brown, Kia Soul, Modesto PD, Modesto News, Andreuss Brown, The Modesto Police Department, Jason Sheard, Booker Beck


Roseville Police Looking To Identify Driver Involved In Hit And Run

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are looking for a vehicle they say was involved in a hit and run crash last Thursday. Police shared images of the lime green Kia Soul they say was involved in a crash on Pleasant Grove Boulevard at Fiddyment Road around noon. According to police, the Kia rear-ended a vehicle and then drove off. It was last seen turning right on Monument Drive from Pleasant Grove Blvd. Police say the Kia appears to have a license plate frame on the front that says “For The Lov...
Tags: News, Local, Roseville, Kia, Kia Soul, Roseville News, Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Fiddyment Road, Pleasant Grove Blvd Police, CSO Phelps


Strangers jumped into a Florida canal to rescue a woman from her sinking car

Molly Pedrone doesn't remember crashing her white Kia Soul into a Boca Raton canal or being pulled from the sinking vehicle by bystanders who jumped in to save her. But she is grateful.
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For LA people living in cars, secured parking lot is nightly haven

Each morning, Jeanene Barnett wakes up at 4:30 a.m., heads to the gym and then drives to her job as a referral specialist at HealthNet. In the evening, she winds down, watches a movie on her cellphone and puts on her pajamas. Finally, she climbs into the backseat of her Kia Soul to sleep. Her 20-year-old son sleeps in the front seat. “It’s not comfortable,” she said, “and it hurts my back.” It’s been like this since she lost her Northridge home. The gym provides a place to shower, her workplace ...
Tags: Business, News, California, La, Los Angeles, City, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Homeless, City Council, Local News, Barnett, Craig, Northridge, Los Angeles City


Next-generation Kia Soul EV’s U.S. launch pushed back until 2021

The next-generation Kia Soul EV won't hit United States showrooms until at least 2021, about two years later than expected. The new electric model is expected to deliver 243 miles of range.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Kia, Electric Cars, Kia Soul, Kia Soul EV


Kia Motors Continues to “Give it Everything” in New Marketing Campaign for the Third Generation Soul

It has been said that, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” And now, with an all-new and greatly expanded Kia Soul lineup in showrooms, Kia Motors America has launched an entirely different marketing campaign that builds upon the brand’s “Give It Everything” mantra and heralds the arrival of the most adaptable version ever of the brand’s iconic urban runabout.“We have taken the Soul to an e...
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Family escapes when Kia suddenly stalls, erupts in fire on 110 Freeway in LA

Jessica Hernandez’s Kia erupted in flames on Saturday, March 30 – the day after the feds decided to investigate such fires. (Courtesy Jessica Hernandez) Jessica Hernandez’s Kia Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The nonprofit Center for Auto Safety beseeched the federal government to probe non-crash fires in Hyundai and Kia vehicles. It agreed – but too late to help Jessica Hernandez. (FILE PHOTO: SAM GANGWER, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) (Courtesy of Riverside Police Depart...
Tags: Transportation, News, La, Government, Cars, Sport, Automotive, Soccer, Hyundai, Kia, Public Safety, Nhtsa, Levine, South Los Angeles, Hernandez, Manhattan Beach


Leaking Oil, Hot Gas Leads to Dual Hyundai/Kia Recalls

After roaring out of the recession with revamped offerings and soaring sales, Hyundai and its Kia sister brand now face a seemingly endless slew of recalls. The latest involve a trio of popular crossovers, with the automaker warning of potential engine damage if the matter goes unaddressed. The two recalls cover 534,000 U.S. vehicles. Affected models […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Recalls, Autos, Hyundai, Kia, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Kia Soul, News Blog, Hyundai Kia Recalls


Kia and Hyundai recall another 500,000 vehicles over fire risk

Kia and Hyundai have recalled more than 500,000 vehicles in the U.S. over issues that could cause a fire. Affected models include the Kia Soul and Sportage, as well as Hyundai's Tucson vehicle. The post Kia and Hyundai recall another 500,000 vehicles over fire risk appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Hyundai, Kia, Tucson, Kia Soul, Sportage


Sudden fires in Kias, Hyundais require congressional intervention, consumer group says

The sleek Hyundai Sonata was cruising westbound on the 405 when the driver suddenly smelled gasoline. Soon, dark smoke swirled from the hood. The driver, from Pico Rivera, took the next exit. “Get out!” screamed another driver passing in the opposite direction. The driver leapt out and, within minutes, the Sonata was shrouded in smoke — and then exploded. People poured out from surrounding businesses to see if the driver was hurt, and a rattled flower shop owner called the fire department, which...
Tags: Business, News, Congress, California, Sacramento, America, Sport, Soccer, House, Ohio, Orange County, Hyundai, Kia, Santa Fe, Committee, Nhtsa


2020 Kia Soul First Drive – Meeting Expectations Nicely

When you look at a Kia Soul, you likely peg it for just what it is – a boxy, utilitarian commuter vehicle. You wouldn’t expect it to be a blast to drive, or full of coddling luxury materials and content. Sometimes, what you see really is more or less what you get. This is one […] The post 2020 Kia Soul First Drive – Meeting Expectations Nicely appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Soul, Autos, Car Reviews, Kia, New Cars, Kia Soul, 2020 Kia soul


2020 Kia Soul Pricing Announced: That Turbo Will Cost You

I had just returned from driving the 2020 Kia Soul in San Diego (review forthcoming later today) when Kia fulfilled a promise made to the media via a note in my inbox. The pricing info that wasn’t ready for our drive event was now live. While most of the pricing is in line with what […] The post 2020 Kia Soul Pricing Announced: That Turbo Will Cost You appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Pope arrives at lavish UAE palace in humble hatchback

Pope Francis kicked off his historic visit to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, arriving at Abu Dhabi's lavish presidential palace in his trademark understated Kia Soul hatchback.
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Pope arrives at lavish UAE palace in Kia Soul

Pope Francis kicked off his historic visit to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, arriving at Abu Dhabi's lavish presidential palace in his trademark understated Kia Soul hatchback.
Tags: News, Pope Francis, United Arab Emirates, Stories, Pope, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Kia Soul


Crossing guard on sidewalk killed in 3-vehicle crash in Simi Valley

A crossing guard was killed when three cars collided in an intersection near a Simi Valley elementary school Tuesday afternoon. The crash at 1:57 p.m. at Los Angeles and Socrates avenues sent one of the cars careening on to the sidewalk in the northwest corner of the intersection, where the 62-year-old crossing guard was standing. A blue 2013 Chevrolet Cruze struck the woman, then came to a rest on the lawn of a home just beyond the sidewalk. The woman worked as a Simi Valley crossing guard for ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Local News, Simi Valley, Socrates, Chevrolet Malibu, Kia Soul, Top Stories LADN, Simi Valley Police Department, Crime + Public Safety, Arroyo Elementary School, Arroyo Elementary


2018 Los Angeles Auto Show Recap – Move Aside, Mobility, the Cars Were the Stars

Outside of a Nissan-hosted panel preceding the first media day, the typically mobility discussion was muted at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show (and even that panel wasn’t nearly as eye-roll inducing as the usual Ford pronouncements — at least this panel included actual experts making reasonable points, even if I disagree with some of […] The post 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show Recap – Move Aside, Mobility, the Cars Were the Stars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Porsche, Ford, Editorials, Autos, La Auto Show, Honda, Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Jeep, Gladiator, Kia Soul, News Blog, Mazda 3, Honda Passport


Pure Electric Soul: 2020 Kia Soul EV

Along with the high-volume version which debuted at the L.A. Auto Show this week, Kia has dropped an all-electric, battery-powered Soul EV. Compared to the old car, its battery has doubled in capacity, while the electric motor now spits out nearly 300 lb-ft of torque. And, like its conventionally powered brother, the works of it […] The post Pure Electric Soul: 2020 Kia Soul EV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: 2020, Autos, Electric, EVs, Kia, Electric Car, Bev, Kia Soul, News Blog, L.A. Auto Show, Electrified, Soul EV


2020 Kia Soul: Wildly Successful Box Matures … Cautiously

Forget about the “+” and “!” trim levels you’ve grown used to — they’re gone come the 2020 model year. For its upcoming redesign, the long-running Kia Soul subcompact (dare we call it a crossover?) grows slightly in length but much more in maturity, adopting a meaner visage and a trim roster mimicking that seen on […] The post 2020 Kia Soul: Wildly Successful Box Matures … Cautiously appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2020 Kia Soul and Soul EV continue to think inside the box

The 2020 Kia Soul is the third generation of Kia's boxy curiosity. The Soul maintains its signature look, but gets tech and powertrain upgrades. The all-electric Soul EV returns as well. The post 2020 Kia Soul and Soul EV continue to think inside the box appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Kia, Kia Soul, Kia Soul EV, 2018 Los Angeles auto show, 2018 LA auto show


Redesigned 2020 Kia Soul Remains Stylish, Practical, and Distinct

The new 2020 Kia Soul retains the blend of personality and versatility that it has been known for, with its familiar boxy shape and focus on style. Although the new Soul may look familiar, it ri...
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Baring Their Soul: Kia Teases an LA Debut

Believe it or not, the Kia Soul has been around for nearly 10 years now, carving a nice niche for itself in the subcompact crossover market and lining corporate coffers with plenty of cash. Later this month, the company will show its third-gen Soul at the LA Auto Show. It’ll retain a familiar shape if […] The post Baring Their Soul: Kia Teases an LA Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Soul, Autos, La Auto Show, Awd, Kia, New Cars, Kia Soul, News Blog, All Wheel Drive, Product Planning, L.A. Auto Show


Hyundai, Kia Called On to Recall 3 Million Cars After Rampant Reports of Random Fires

A Virginia teenager driving his mother’s Kia Soul in July saw smoke and pulled over. He said the “whole car went up in flames” in about five minutes, burning to a shell of its former self. Hundreds of others reported similar, prompting an advocacy group to demand Hyundai and Kia recall 2.9 million vehicles.Read more...
Tags: Science, Virginia, Fire, Hyundai, Kia, Hyundai Kia, Kia Soul, Car fires, 2012 Kia Soul


Kia’s Future Will Be Sportier, but Let’s Not Kid Ourselves

Hyundai has clearly committed itself to sporting models. While we’re positive the new N badge will attach itself to a handful of undeserving models in the years to come, go-fast versions of the overseas i30 and North American Veloster show it won’t be the norm. The brand seems to have hit upon something and intends […] The post Kia’s Future Will Be Sportier, but Let’s Not Kid Ourselves appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Automotive Industry, Hyundai, Kia, Product Development, Kia Motors, Kia Soul, Brand Strategy, News Blog, Product Planning, Kia Stinger Gt


As New Model Looms, Kia Drops Bare-bones Soul EV Trim

The sound you hear is more range coming to the Kia Soul EV, but it’s not here yet. As such, the electric version of Kia’s shockingly popular Soul remains pretty much unchanged for 2019, with one exception: you can’t get the least expensive version anymore. For buyers living outside California, this change won’t mess with […] The post As New Model Looms, Kia Drops Bare-bones Soul EV Trim appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Kia, Kia Soul, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Kia Soul EV


Sheriff’s Department arrests suspect in Gardena, Lynwood shootings that left 2 dead

A 25-year old man, suspected of shooting four people at a Gardena party and then one more on a 710 Freeway on-ramp in Lynwood, leaving two people dead, was arrested Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, authorities said. Selvin Salazar was taken into custody about 5 p.m. in the 4100 block of Century Boulevard in Inglewood without incident, Deputy Charles Moore said. Officials didn’t immediately say what city Salazar lives in. He was being held without bail, though officials d...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Inglewood, Moore, Salazar, Sánchez, Irvine, 135th Street, San Bernardino County, Charles Moore, Gardena


Police arrest suspect in Gardena, Lynwood shootings that left 2 dead

A 25-year old man, suspected of shooting four people at a Gardena party and then one more on a 710 Freeway on-ramp in Lynwood, leaving two people dead, was arrested Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Selvin Salazar was taken into custody about 5 p.m. in the 4100 block of Century Boulevard in Inglewood without incident, Deputy Charles Moore said. Officials didn’t immediately say what city Salazar lives in. He was being held without bail, though officials didn’t immediate...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Inglewood, Moore, Salazar, Sánchez, Irvine, 135th Street, San Bernardino County, Sheriff s Department, Charles Moore