Tag archive for ‘Kia Soul’
As the number of electric vehicles continues to increase all over the world, Kia has also been making greener moves in the automotive industry, especially with the imminent launch of sales of the 2015 Soul EV—Kia’s first ever all-electric, zero-emissions car for the global market. More Kia retailers and sales offices will soon be outfitted with fast-charging stations for the new Soul EV, supporting our ongoing green efforts as one of the 50 Best Global Green Brands in the world.
What’s better than a Kia Soul? A customized Kia Soul. Some of Korea’s best automotive technicians are currently competing to produce the best customized Kia Soul. As part of the Tuning King Korea competition, three automotive technician crews, Dexcrew, Pico Sound, and Chang’s Custom, have been customizing the Kia Soul with specific design directions and specs in mind.
Earlier this month, we met up with Simon and Martina Stawski of Eat Your Kimchi and hitched a ride in the Eat Your Kimchi Soul for an interview. But this time, we had a chance to ride around the city again to visit some of Eat Your Kimchi’s top 5 favorite places in Seoul while acquiring some useful travel tips. They picked their top 5 favorite spots and let us come along for the drive in the Eat Your Kimchi Soul. Follow along for our exclusive Eat Your Kimchi tour of Seoul!
When it comes to design, Kia is reaching new heights, and we are being recognized for our innovation. The GT4 Stinger and 2014 Kia Soul once again proved their car design prowess, especially after the Industrial Designers Society of America awarded Kia with a pair of prestigious design awards. The GT4 Stinger concept and the 2014 Kia Soul earned Silver and Bronze honors, respectively, in the transportation category of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).
The Eat Your Kimchi team is a Korea-based YouTube/blogger duo made up of the quirky couple, Simon and Martina Stawski. Anyone who has searched for anything about K-pop or Korean culture on the internet has probably come across their blog or videos, which show the eccentric duo exploring Korea and the rest of the world. Kia has helped the couple expand their adventures by providing them with a customized Kia Soul two years ago, which is now their main mode of transportation during their adventures in Korea. The Kia Buzz team met up with Eat Your Kimchi in Seoul to find out more about these adventures in the Eatyourkimchi Mobile, also known as the Eatyourkimchi Soul (#EYKSoul)!
Android Auto made its debut at the Google I/O Conference last week, bringing us one step closer to Android being available to you wherever you go. We talked about connected cars and UVO technology just a couple weeks ago, and this represents yet another exciting new development in “smart cars.” The Kia Soul got a chance to take Android Auto for a test drive! (Video below) Android Auto will offer just what its name suggests: easy access to any Android app from the dashboard of your vehicle, so you no longer have to dangerously drive and check your phone at the same time. Just check it from the dash of your Kia.
Earlier this year, as a lead-up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, World Cup official sponsor Kia and host FIFA teamed up for the “Power of Football” contest which kicked off today with the match between host country Brazil and Croatia. Our mission was simple: to find a story that demonstrated how football could inspire a local community. And what we found was more than just a touching football story in time for the 2014 World Cup, but a true example of inspiration that brought about a surprising change to a small town located on an island country off the coast of South America.
The All-New Kia Soul is now ready to roll out in Europe! We were careful to keep the design DNA of the original Soul, while improving and enhancing various vehicle features to present an improved Soul. So what’s so new about it? Click to find out!
Kia’s theme for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show was “eco-friendliness.“ The 2015 Kia Soul EV, Kia’s first mass market electric vehicle, made its grand debut at the CAS. Check out all the details!
We present the history of the design behind the Kia Soul. Check it out!
Following up on our interview series on the refreshed Optima, we were also fortunate to learn more about the next generation Soul.
Hot off the heels of the YouTube Music Awards, we are now heading into the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas to carry forward the spirit of music by showcasing music themed Kia Souls.
The all-new 2014 Kia Soul compact SUV will make its European debut at the 65th Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt, before going on sale across Europe early next year.
Hamsters Hit the gym to the Sounds of Lady Gaga’s new single “Applause” for a makeover that mirrors the new-found refinement of Kia’s second-generation urban passenger vehicle
An all-new version of the Kia Soul will make its European debut at the 65th Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt on 10 September 2013.
Who said Halloween costumes are only for people (and cute pets)? Today on Kia BUZZ, we’re going to highlight some dressed up Kia Souls that have been customized and stylized to give some added flair to their character.
Kia Motors’ music-loving hamsters, the stars of some of the most watched viral videos in the world over the last three years, are back in a new campaign for the wildly popular Soul urban passenger vehicle that brings the 21st century’s electronic house music to a stuffy 18th century opera house.
Kia Motors has been awarded top honors in two categories at this year’s red dot product design competition in Germany. The competition’s jury of respected international design experts bestowed coveted red dot awards on the Kia Sportage compact CUV and Kia Optima sedan. The judges also paid a special tribute to the new mid-size Kia [...]
We held another tour last week for journalists from Thailand, Chile, Spain and Poland to discover the Kia Soul in success with 1st round of Soul in Seoul last May. Not only was this an opportunity for them to test drive our Soul, but they were also invited to explore the metropolitan streets of Seoul. [...]
After given the challenge to create a new Brand positioning for Kia Canada, David & Goliath Toronto and Innocean Worldwide Canada, found two words that do it perfectly: drive and change. Each word stands for something inherent to Kia, but together they stand for exactly what the company is doing.