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Kia Motor Corporation (Hangul기아자동차; Hanja起亞自動車, IPA: [ki.a], literally “Kia automobile”; stylized as KIΛ), headquartered in Seoul, is South Korea’s second-largest automobile manufacturer, following the Hyundai Motor Company, with sales of over 3.3 million vehicles in 2015. As of December 2015, the Kia Motor Corporation is 33.88% minority owned by the Hyundai Motor Company totaling just over $6 billion USD. Kia Motor Corporation is a minority owner of more than twenty Hyundai subsidiaries ranging from 4.9% up to 45.37% totaling more than $8.3 billion USD.

2017 Kia Soul review

2017 Kia Soul Turbo_4

Turbo, the Baby Kia Hamster The new ad for the 2017 Kia Soul Turbo, in case you missed it, opens with a hospital delivery room. A baby hamster named Turbo is making a jailbreak escape set to the tune of Ace of Spades by Mötorhead. Turbo ends his escape with …

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2017 Kia Sorento SXL review

2017 Kia Sorento SXL_9

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer knew what was important to his company. At a conference, he repeatedly chanted “Developers!” to the audience to rile them up. If he were an automotive executive these days, he’d be chanting “crossovers!” They are growing in popularity as sales of sedans start to decline, so we …

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2017 Kia Cadenza Review

2017 Kia Cadenza_01

Cheap Stigma Remember when Kia was synonymous with cheap disposable transportation? The K-cars from Korea? In 2010 everything changed when they debuted the redesigned Kia Optima and made the automotive world stand up and say, “This is a Kia?” (Ed. – Is that a Buick?) Since then Kia has been …

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2018 Ford Mustang, Kia Stinger

New Ford Mustang V8 GT

Welcome to the latest episode of Future Motoring. On this show, we talk to Sujeet Patel of Guys Gab about the 2018 Ford Mustang that debuted shortly after the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Is it sad? Is it angry? What about the lack of a V6? …

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Poll: Kia Stinger GT – Hot or Not?

2018 Stinger

The new Kia Stinger GT sports sedan debuted at the 2017 North American International Auto Show earlier this week, and it appears to be — at least on paper — a solid contender in the sporty marketplace. It also has some pretty aggressive styling. Talking amongst fellow automotive journalists, we …

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Breakdown of BestRide’s Segment of the Best of 2016

2018 G80 Sport

If you haven’t listened to the latest podcast episode where we talk with Craig Fitzgerald and Nicole Wakelin of BestRide, we encourage you to do so. We talk with them about their best cars and trucks that they drove for the 2016 calendar year. The podcast episode was a bit …

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Flash Cast: The Best Rides of 2016

2017 Dodge Charger Daytona

We have another special edition of the podcast today, where we talk about some of the best cars on sale for 2016. We talk to Craig Fitzgerald and Nicole Wakelin of BestRide (http://www.bestride.com) about their top picks for 2016 in all the automotive segments. Craig also attempts to explain why …

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