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2014 Australian Open - Day 4

Kia wraps up Australian Open 2015

It’s a wrap! Novak Djokovic took home his fifth crown from the Australian Open after an intense final match against Andy Murray. As the major sponsor of Australian Open 2015, Kia enjoyed taking part in the tournament and watching the competition between the world’s best tennis players. Although all the matches are over, the excitement over the winners and great matches is still in the air. Check out the highlights from on and off of the tennis court from the 2015 tournament!

Kia x-Car Sorento

The X-Men inspired Kia Sorento at the Australian Open 2015

If you are a fan of X-Men series produced by Marvel, look out for the Australian Open 2015. As the major sponsor of the Australian Open, held in Melbourne, Australia every January, Kia is teaming up with the X-Men heroes and tennis superstar Rafael Nadal to wow tennis fans all over the globe. We collaborated with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to produce the Kia X-Car, an X-Men inspired all-new Kia Sorento, the third generation of the brand’s best-selling SUV. Watch the video below to see the Kia X-Men dream team take on the evil Sentinels who are threatening the Australian Open 2015

Fans get lucky in Australia (with kangaroos!)

Kia had the privilege of being a part of the Australian Open again this past January as the long-running Major Sponsor, and in light of this mega sports event, we wanted to help connect tennis fans around the globe by inviting them Down Under to experience tennis fever for themselves through our Kia Lucky Drive [...]

Kia tennis fever Down Under

< Sam Groth, the world’s fastest-serving tennis player, with tennis fans >   The Australian Open once again saw the emergence of more young tennis stars into the spotlight this year but there was another star that stole the show—Kia’s Game On mobile app, which was launched to ramp up fan engagement with the year’s [...]


Kia Motors Extends Major Sponsorship of Australian Open

Kia Motors announced at its Australian Open 2013 vehicle handover ceremony that it will extend its agreement as the major sponsor of the Australian Open for an additional five years through to 2018.

Kia sends the grand winner of “Fan of the Week” to the Australian Open 2012

Kia sends the grand winner of “Fan of the Week” to the A...

Want to prove to the world how much you love Kia? Tout your love for Kia by participating in the Kia’s “Fan of the Week.”

Welcome to the Australian open!

Hello again, everyone! My last posting was already three months ago when I was preparing for the Australian Open and I’ve once again realized how fast time flies! Kia Motors was the Major Sponsor of the Australian Open for the 10th consecutive year this year. Australian Open 2011 came to a close on January 30 [...]

Welcome to the Australian open!

Hello everyone! My name is Young-Sun Oh and I work in the Overseas Promotion Team at Kia Motors. My duties are related to sports marketing, such as football and tennis sponsorships. Following up on the FIFA World CupTM fever that swept the globe this summer, the Australian Open 2011 will be held in Melbourne in [...]

Super Bowl Sorento TV Commercial

The Passion to be the global best

By Hyoung-Keun (hank) Lee President Kia Motors Corporation Hello bloggers. It’s great to write you all again (after my last post in September 2009). Kia Motors has pursued globalization and strived to raise our profile on the world stage for the last decade. Expansion started with our Chinese plant in 2002, then we built a [...]

Kia Lucky Drive to Australia

Kia extends joy of Australian Open to lucky customers

By Michael Choo Deputy General Manager Overseas Communication Team Kia’s presence at this year’s Australian Open, its ninth consecutive year as the major sponsor of the first grand slam of the professional tennis calendar, has put the spotlight on consumers through the inaugural Kia Lucky Drive to Australia hospitality program. A total of 52 fortunate [...]

Being an Australian Open Ball Kids

By June Young Oh 2009 Australian Open Ball Kids *Editor’s Note:  June Young Oh is one of the Ball Kids for the Australian Open 2009.  He just finished the Ball Kids program and sent us his postscript. The day, January 4th, started out like any other Sunday. But I was excited, because it was the first [...]


Kia and Rafael Nadal

By Ki Myo Kim Overseas Promotion Team Kia Motors Corporation The Australian Open kicked off on January 19 (Monday). While most of us associate January with cold weather, it is now summer in Melbourne, with the long-awaited Grand Slam tournament adding to the heat. Matches will be played in five categories: men’s singles, women’s singles, [...]


Waiting for the Australian Open

By Ki Myo Kim Overseas Promotion Team Kia Motors Corporation 2009 is finally here, and the Australian Open, one of four grand slam tennis tournaments, will be held from January 19 (Monday) to February 1 (Sunday), 2009. The Australian Open, the first grand slam event of the year, will take place for two weeks in [...]