In 1991 the Korean brand was launched and 1,786 cars were sold in the UK – last year, 2018, the company hit another record sales volume of 95,764 bringing its overall total since that first Pride to 998,069
Kia has updated the Optima Sportswagon plug-in hybrid for 2019, with a redesigned lower front bumper and the addition of LED daytime running lights that give a more dynamic appearance. The 17-inch alloy wheels have been revised, with a new diamond-cut design
Kia Motors has unveiled the all-new Soul EV at the 2018 LA Auto Show, a completely new iteration of its zero-emissions compact crossover. The Soul EV features a new cutting-edge liquid-cooled lithium-ion polymer 64 kWh battery pack, with a vastly improved range over the outgoing model
The Kia e-Niro will go on sale in the UK from 1 April 2019. It is Kia’s second globally-sold electric vehicle after the Soul EV. The new model made its European debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. More than 200,000…
The all-new Kia Soul will make its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Soul is all new for 2020 and “will come to market with a bold, immediately recognisable design, uncompromising versatility and a fun-to-drive personality”.
Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor have today announced plans to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal combustion, hybrid and battery electric vehicles with additional electrical power, increasing fuel efficiency and range.
The all-new Kia Ceed GT-Line which takes its design cues from the higher-powered Ceed GT model made its public debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show today. Strengthening the appeal of Kia’s new mid-size family car range, the latest Ceed GT-Line is available on every variant of the new Ceed, including the five-door hatchback and Ceed Sportswagon. The new shooting brake bodystyle of the ProCeed is sold as standard in GT-Line specification.
The all-new Kia e-Niro will offer owners a driving range on official tests of up to 301 miles on a single charge when it goes on-sale across Europe at the end of 2018. The e-Niro, Kia’s first fully-electric crossover utility vehicle, will be revealed in European specification at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, before sales begin later this year.
The all-new Kia ProCeed five-door shooting brake will make its public debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, before going on sale exclusively to European drivers at the beginning of 2019.
Previewed in a new sketch the all-new ProCeed, according to Kia, “merges stunning design with the space and versatility of a tourer in a five-door shooting brake body.” The ProCeed follows the design blueprint laid down by the 2017 Kia Proceed Concept, and will offer drivers “an unparalleled combination of design and versatility”. Designed, developed and engineered exclusively for Europe, it represents “a unique proposition in the mid-size family car segment”.