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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Results season again

We are now in the midst of what I like to call slash-your-wrists or lose-the-will-to-live season and it can apply equally to whether you are...

Kia K900 knocks on big brands' door

Prior to moving to the UK, I had almost zero exposure to the Kia brand which, 20 years ago, was mostly recycled Mazdas. And something called...

PLDB: Future Models - what's new this month

July has been a busy month for news updates on many future EV, hybrid, PHEV and fuel cell vehicle programmes, with some especially interesti...

Kia Motors America - a "bit player" with ambition

Kia Motors America may be marking 20 years in the US this year but, despite 535,179 sales in 2013 (down 4% on 2012), the recent hit of 5m cu...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Harman: 2014 Consumer Electronics Show 8 Jan 2014

Matthew Beecham

Harman is using the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to launch its latest technologies to the consumer and automotive sectors. Matthew Beecham talked with Harman’s executive vice president and president of Infotainment Division, Sachin Lawande about the company’s innovations on display.


INTERVIEW: Kia UK President and CEO, Paul Philpott 10 May 2013

Dave Leggett

Paul Philpott, Kia UK President and CEO, believes that the integration of offline and online 'customer journeys' is the key to meeting future customer demands.

Latest News

July sales seen up 11.6%, 16.6m SAAR 25 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in the US in July are expected to increase 11.6% year on year to 1.46m units, resulting in an estimated 16.6m seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book (KBB).


Kia 'in talks' to open Mexico plant 23 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

Reuters reports that Kia is in talks to open a new vehicle manufacturing plant in Monterrey, Mexico.


Kia eyes diesel entry in US 11 Jul 2014

headlineauto

Kia is looking at introducing diesel engines to America as part of its long-term plan to continue growing by entering new segments.


South Korean vehicle sales up 7.7% in June 9 Jul 2014

Tony Pugliese

Domestic sales among South Korea's five main automakers increased by 7.7% to 121,221 units in June, from 112,595 units sold in the same month of last year, according to data released by the country's mainstream vehicle manufacturers.


Kia to build production plant in Mexico - report 3 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

In order to meet the demand from the North American market, Kia Motors plans to set up a production plant in Mexico, reports Yonhap.

Latest blogs

How to nick three new Kias 14 Jan 2014

Graeme Roberts

A tale of Kia thievery in the papers today.


Dummy-nomics and an almost forgotten red Elan 12 Nov 2013

Dave Leggett

Hyundai-Kia's R&D centre at Namyang was a fascinating whirlwind.

Company research

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New Cars in Kuwait

New Cars in Kuwait

New Cars in Kuwait industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profil...

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