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Born for Beijing

Specifically tailored for the Chinese market, the K4 concept car was finally unveiled in Beijing, at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. What’s even more exciting is the news that the K4 concept car will come to life, as Kia plans production versions of the sedan to go on sale in the second half of this year, focused on targeting drivers with families.

Three nods for Kia Forte K3 — three more reasons to thank ...

The joys of the celebrating a year’s end includes savoring the fruits of your labor and contemplating reasons to be thankful. Most of us can agree that we often owe our gratitude, among many other things, to the relationships we have with those around us. Kia cannot agree more. The Kia Forte K3 (known as [...]

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Kia Motors unveils all-new Forte (Cerato) 5-Door at 2013 Chi...

Kia Motors ignited the 2013 Chicago Auto Show when the all-new, ultra-hot Forte (Cerato in some markets) 5-door rolled on-stage.

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All-new Cerato (Forte) FAQ

Our all-new Cerato (Forte) made its world premiere at the LA Auto Show back in November, and last month we asked the 2 million plus people who like Kia Motors on Facebook to ask any questions they might have about our next generation compact sedan.


Kia BUZZ Looks Back at the Year 2012

Today on BUZZ, we’d like to recap some of these momentous milestones and share with you what got us moving in the year 2012. Let’s take a look.

All-new Cerato (Forte) Styling & Design

Sculpted to portray ‘dynamic muscularity’ and provoke an emotional response, the sleeker new Cerato has cab-forward styling, a lower coupe-like roofline, distinctive eye-catching concave door contours and a rising beltline with a chrome window molding extending into the C-pillar to project an aura of elegance.

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All-new Third Generation Kia Cerato Sedan Revealed

To coincide with the unveiling of the all-new Kia Cerato(Forte) on Wednesday at the LA Motor Show, Kia has revealed details of the version for other export markets outside of North America. This model is scheduled to go on sale during the first quarter of 2013 at Kia dealerships in many countries around the world.

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All-new Cerato (Forte) Images Released

Featuring futuristic and dynamic styling, the all-new Cerato features a sleeker profile, LED front and rear lamps and a chrome-finished beltline.


Design Sketches of the All-new Cerato (Forte) Revealed

Kia will introduce the next generation Cerato compact sedan later this year in its home market of Korea under a new name – ‘K3’ (domestic market only).

2011 SEMA Show: Sports-Themed Kia Vehicles

2011 SEMA Show: Sports-Themed Kia Vehicles

Have you ever heard of the SEMA Show? It stands for Specialty Equipment Market Association and is the world’s largest automotive specialty products trade event.

Forte (Cerato) 5door launched!

Hello bloggers! It has been long time since my last post. Here are some photos of Forte (known as Cerato in some regions) hatchback, recently launched at the Domestic Sales & Marketing headquarter office building in Seoul, Korea. 2011 model year Forte series (sedan, coupe and hatchback) will be equipped with 6-speed Auto transmission & [...]

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

By Kia Motors America Public Relations team Kia Motors America pitched its line of new vehicles at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit this week and had some fun in front of more than 600 audience members during a packed press conference. Showcasing the new UVO powered by Microsoft® infotainment system, the [...]


2010 Kia Forte National Press Introduction wave two

By Kia Motors America Public Relations The Kia Forte compact sedan national press introduction has just come to an end with wave two journalists departing Seattle. Much like wave one, media during the second leg of the event had the opportunity to experience the all-new Forte compact sedan while taking in the breathtaking scenery of [...]

The event is based at the Hyatt at Olive 8, the newest property in town and Seattle’s only LEED-certified hotel (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). It is a dynamic combination of sleek styling, modern conveniences and extreme efficiency, much like the all-new Forte. The group drove more than 250 miles up to Whidbey Island to experience spectacular roads, breathtaking views and even a ride on a ferry. Top U.S.-based journalists tested the Forte sedan, learned about its features as well as company sales and marketing updates while Kia Motors executives and product planners were on hand to address questions.

2010 Kia Forte National Press Introduction- wave one

By Kia Motors America Public Relation Team The Kia Forte sedan national press introduction is underway in Seattle and media from wave one of two has completed the driving experience in the all-new Forte; the response has been impressive with comments like “The drive is solid, the design is solid and the features are solid,” [...]

Known as the home of the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, as well as gorgeous sweeping views of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a city of pioneering spirit and big ideas and also home to several first-of-their-kind icons, including Starbucks, Microsoft and Jimi Hendrix.  Seattle’s trendy, urban chic vibe and breathtaking natural scenery offers the perfect backdrop to debut the Forte sedan, a first of its kind in its own right.

2010 Kia Forte National Press Introduction Prep Days

By Kia Motors America Public Relations The Kia Motors America PR team headed to Seattle and began on-site planning in advance of the 2010 Kia Forte sedan national press introduction from June 8-13, 2009. Known as the home of the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, as well as gorgeous sweeping views of the Pacific [...]

2009 Auto Shanghai

By Jungwook Wi Overseas Promotion Team Since 2007, I have been involved with Kia’s overseas promotional activities, including major motor shows and test drive events. The following is the highlight of Kia Press Conference at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show: The 13th International Automobile & Manufacturing Technology Exhibition, commonly known as 2009 Shanghai International Motor [...]


Chicago Auto Show press conference

By Kia Motors America PR Team On Wednesday, February 11, Kia Motors America (KMA) hosted more than 400 attendees at its Chicago Blues-inspired press conference during the 2009 Chicago Auto Show (CAS).  Top-tier journalists from outlets including the Chicago Sun-Times, MSN Autos,, Ward’s Communications, Automotive News, Automobile Magazine, AutoPacific, Inc. and Oakland Press were [...]

Styling elements of the Kia Forte

By Michael Choo International PR Deputy General Manager Kia Motors Corporation Last week saw the domestic (Korean) market introduction of the all-new Kia Forte, which is the next generation Cerato (also known as ‘Spectra’ in some countries) and will retain the Cerato/Spectra name in overseas markets. Have a look at the below video of Kia’s [...]