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The Kia Stinger is officially here, and Kia Philippines launched it in such a huge way in the recently-concluded Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) that it made a lot of instant fans and left many of them wanting more. That said, as Kia’s first real foray into the performance car …

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Kia Philippines made its presence felt this year, this time bringing in the ‘second’ and ‘third box’ by bringing the much-awaited Kia Stinger and the all-new Kia Forte at the 2019 Manila International Auto Show. During the product launch, Kia Philippines President Manny Aligada revealed the two with the chief …

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The Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), arguably the country’s biggest motor show held annually, opens its doors today at the World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM) in Pasay City for its 2019 staging. A number of new-car launches and debuts are expected on opening today. What we can confirm so …

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The Ayala Corp. has taken over the reigns of Kia, and it announced this particular development in a big way with the launch of the new Soluto sedan. Known as the Pegas in China, where the car is assembled, the Soluto is Kia’s latest entry into the subcompact category, where …

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Kia Philippines

The Kia brand was recently relaunched, with Kia Philippines now under the banner of AC Automotive, which itself falls under the Ayala Corporation’s AC Industrials. With Kia’s local relaunch, the distributor is eager to reintroduce itself to the public, and to do that, it is holding an exhibit of its …

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Kia Soluto

As promised back in December 2018, Kia, the Korean carmaker that has been in the doldrums for the past couple of years, has been relaunched by the Ayala Group yesterday, January 30. Now operating under the auspices of AC Industrials, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation (AC), Kia Philippines …

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If you’ve been to Bonifacio High Street in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig recently, you would’ve undoubtedly noticed a big, red box sitting right in the middle of the strip with a countdown timer in it and the phrase “Unboxing 01.30.19” on it. Now, if you’ve been to Kia Philippines‘ …

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AC Automotive, Ayala Corporation‘s automobile business company operating under AC Industrials (ACI), has announced that it will officially relaunch the Kia brand in the Philippines on January 30, 2019. Kia Philippines is led by Arthur Tan as Chairman and CEO and Manny Aligada as President. With the acquisition of Kia, …

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Kia Grand Carnival

Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), the exclusive distributor of Korean car brand Kia vehicles locally, has updated the Kia Grand Carnival by giving it more luxurious touches. The Kia Grand Carnival seven-seater–an ideal family vehicle and executive transport–can now be purchased with an optional leather upgrade to accentuate the Carnival’s luxurious …

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2018 Kia Carnival

Most people value personal space. Many would get into a fight if their personal life was not kept private. Road rage, for one, simply emanates from the simple cutting into someone’s lane if they did not permit it (admit it, you’ve experienced it more than once too). In many ways, …

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2017 Kia Rio

Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, recently launched the all-new, fourth-generation Kia Rio. The thing is, the launch model and variants are all in hatchback form whereas the outgoing, third-generation model was available in both hatchback and sedan body styles. Will CAC eventually bring …

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2017 Kia Rio

Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, has officially launched the all-new Kia Rio, three weeks after Carmudi Philippines saw the car at the 2017 Indonesia International Motor Show. Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in September 2016, the all-new Rio’s design is an …

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According to 17th century poet Joseph Addison, there are “three grand essentials” to happiness in this life—something to do, something to love and something to hope for. And these words are clearly understood by the people behind the launch of a recent MPV and a mid-size cross-over SUV. Columbian Autocar Corporation, …

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