As Kia’s market in Asia widens, the South Korean car brand announced its newly opened Indian production facility today, located in Anantapur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. After an infusion of USD 1.1 billion in investment from Kia, the new manufacturing plant, named Kia Motors India (KMI), became …

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Korean carmaker Kia will be ramping up their EV supply by next year. With the new and updated e-Niro and the all-new Soul EV arriving in 2020, Kia will have two distinctive battery electric vehicles capable of 280 miles range or more on a full charge, emitting zero tailpipe emissions. …

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With Ayala Corporation at the helm, Kia has been on hyperdrive. Bringing in new models into the Philippine auto market one after the other, the charge led with the Stinger, followed by the Soluto and Forte GT, and now, we have the 2020 Kia Seltos. Designed as a replacement to …

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Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of the world record-setting fuel, Caltex, announced the renewal of its alliance with one of the largest multi-brand dealership in the country, LICA Auto Group. This undertaking entitles all LICA Auto Group’s vehicle owners to discounts. LICA Auto Group owns 56 multi-branded car dealerships in …

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After teasing a rendered 2020 Kia Optima fastback hidden in the shadows, Kia now shines the spotlights on their upcoming Korean-market sedan, which frankly, looks a lot tamer than the futuristic aesthetic suggested by the renders. Sporting the new ‘Tiger Face’ design, an evolution of the car manufacturer’s ‘Tiger Nose’ signature …

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South Korean car brand Kia unveiled a spectacular concept at the 2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE) when the event opened yesterday in Shanghai. Dubbed the Futuron, Kia’s coupe-SUV concept sports an electric powertrain, all-wheel drive, and Level 4 autonomy. Kia describes the car as “sleek, streamlined shape wrapped with …

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Kia released a few teaser images of the all-new Kia Optima on Facebook ahead of the sedan’s launch in South Korea later in December. The teased photos reveal a midsize sedan that brings a new look and attitude to the car known as the K5 in its home country. Though …

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Kia Philippines is set to launch the Kia Seltos subcompact crossover on November 6, which is more than three weeks away, yet it has shared the prices of its three variants online on social media today–a departure from the usual practice of most, if not all, car brands to keep …

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Design has always played an integral role in transforming the perception of many of today’s car brands. And with identity and design seemingly synonymous, carmakers are always striving to make their cars instantly recognizable, and this goal resulted in the creation of a consistent design signature across a brand’s model …

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“Forte” is an expression of power, of strength; of an exceptional ability cutting above the rest. In music, it means to be louder, bolder, stronger–to feel the rush unleashed in a snap. In life, it’s reflected through the people with the desire for speed. The Kia Forte GT is a …

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After successfully dipping its fingers in e-sports, Kia Motors involves itself in a physical sporting event–the most popular in the world, to be precise. As an official partner of the 2019/20 Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Europe League season, the South Korean car brand launched a series of marketing …

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The subcompact sedan category has always been one of the busiest markets in the local automotive scene. But it seems that despite the crowded market that it is already, everybody wants to take a piece of that pie. Take the case of the Kia Soluto as an example. The Soluto …

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Kia has just released a video that demonstrates the capabilities of the Kia Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) system. Designed to help prevent infants and sleeping children from being left behind in rear seats, the KIA ROA uses ultrasonic sensors to detect passengers in second and third rows. The system then issues three …

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Building on the Ioniq scooter concept it showcased at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, Hyundai Motor Group introduced a new and improved electric scooter prototype to the public. Compared to its initial offering, this new scooter comes in a rear-wheel drive configuration, with a much-improved power supply in the guise …

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Mirroring the predicament faced by its fellow Asian brands Nissan and Kia, Japanese car maker Suzuki saw its profit numbers decrease for the year. But while the two suffered single-digit percent losses, Suzuki saw a massive 46.2 percent drop for the April-June quarter. Japan’s fourth-largest automotive manufacturer posted an operating …

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