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It’s been described as sleek, bold and luxurious, and now you can add ‘green’ to the list. The all-new Kia Sorento has recently been recognized as the 12th Kia vehicle to receive the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) certificate from TÜV Nord, the renowned international technical inspection organization. The LCA certificate is awarded exclusively to vehicles that have satisfied the demanding ISO 14040 standards, which consider the environmental impact of the vehicle throughout its whole lifespan, from the production process all the way to its decomposition. Kia cee’d and Optima are just two of our previous recipients.
Kia’s premium SUV model, the all-new Sorento, made its overseas debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show earlier this year. While it wowed the crowd with its bold look at first glance, there’s lots more to discover when it comes to this exciting new generation’s wide variety of features and specs. Spencer Cho, head of Kia’s Overseas Product Marketing Team, has broken down the reasons why the all-new Sorento is poised to be the best in its class.
From June 11 to July 4 next year, football fever will engulf the South American continent once again during the 44th Copa América 2015 hosted by Chile. Kia is excited to take part in this world-class event as a platinum sponsor of the football championship for national teams within South America. After successfully sponsoring three World Cups, we are very proud to continue to bring the excitement of football at the Copa América Championship to fans all around South America.
In appreciation of all of our global fans, Kia has been running a series on its official worldwide Facebook page called #KiaYourCity featuring Kia vehicles captured in some of the world’s most beautiful cities. The response has been remarkable, with fan photos pouring in from around the globe showing Kia rocking cities everywhere. In this dedicated BUZZ post, we would like to express our gratitude to our fans and offer you a virtual world tour through photos shared by Kia owners on our digital channels.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ is just a couple days away, and Kia is honored to be a continued partner. With a little help from supermodel Adriana Lima, Kia Motors America (KMA) is launching the “For One Month, Let’s All be Fútbol Fans” campaign, marked by a series of three TV commercials featuring Lima, the 2015 Optima midsize sedan and the Sorento CUV, a man cave, and a sports bar. Check out the commercials before they make their TV debut on June 12!
The beautiful country of South Korea is where Kia’s headquarters lie, and as one of the country’s auto manufacturers, we’re always looking for a chance to showcase the beauty that lies within South Korea. So we were thrilled to have the opportunity to invite journalists from Italy for a visit! Kia invited Franco Gionco and Laura Seber from Motorcube Italy for a chance to experience the best of Korea firsthand with the help of the Kia Sorento, which proved to be the best tour guide for their trip.
Blurring the line between Kia’s gorgeous GT concept and a luxury CUV, Kia Motors slipped the silk off the beautiful Cross GT concept at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
It was another exciting appearance for Kia at the Los Angeles Auto Show where the upgraded Kia Sorento and all-new Kia Forte (Cerato) premiered. Today on Kia-Buzz, we’re jumping onto the show floor to take a look at Kia’s presence at this year’s event.
Shot in America, edited in Korea headquarters, and scheduled to be released worldwide – We hope this 2013 Sorento commercial will be well received. But don’t take our word for it, see it for yourself and let us know your thoughts. Here it is in all its final glory, enjoy!
Kia on holidays…
I’m currently on vacation in Finland and have been spotting Kia vehicles all over the places I’ve visited. After talking with our team at Kia Motors Finland, I learned that Kia here is currently having one of its best years in its history. The best selling model is the Kia cee’d wagon and I have [...]
These are exciting times to be a member of the Kia Design Team. We have the opportunity to shape our brand through the creation of outstanding design statements with many new projects in succession, with the rapidly changing global awareness of Kia.
By Silke Rosskothen Corporate Communications Kia Motors Deutschland The love of football transcends continents, countries, nationalities and cultures for countless fans. With this in mind, Kia Motors Deutschland (Germany) kicked off the Road to South Africa tour with a convoy of four all-new Kia Sorentos. The tour will make a 24,000-kilometre journey from Germany to [...]
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 [...]
By Hyoung-Keun (hank) Lee President Kia Motors Corporation Congratulations Kia BUZZ on your second birthday! It feels like just yesterday that we celebrated its launch on September 3, 2007. Kia BUZZ debuted as the first blog introduced by a Korean company targeting a global audience. It was hailed as a model example of corporate communication [...]
By Brandon Lee, Innocean World Wide (Sports Marketing Team) Kia Motors has been one of the six EUROTOP Partners that support UEFA for the successful staging of European football tournaments and other European National Tournaments. After UEFA EURO 2008 and Futsal Championship in 2007, Kia, once again, participated in the UEFA Under-21 Championship Sweden 2009 [...]
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 [...]
By Seong-hoon Park, Senior Research Engineer Automatic Transmission Design Team Hello Kia BUZZ readers! My name is Park, Seong-hoon and I’m a senior research engineer at Kia and part of the Automatic Transmission Design Team that developed the automatic transmission for Kia’s existing new line of vehicles. Let’s talk about the development of our newest transmission and [...]
By Seung-il Kim, Vice President & Head of Car Development Center 3 As discussed briefly before, the Sorento has made a switch in frame type to a monocoque platform. With this lower ground clearance it changes the vehicle’s suspension to provide a better driving experience with enhanced handling and ride. The front subframe has been [...]
Seung-il Kim, Vice President & Head of Car Development Center 3 The Kia Sorento opened new horizons in the mid-sized CUV market when it was first launched in 2000. This legacy is the main reason the latest introduction of the all new Sorento holds high expectations for the car and the Kia brand. The newest [...]
By Sae Young Song Director Kia Design Center Launched in 2002, Sorento has enhanced the Kia brand image with its popularity in the market in Korea and abroad. The Sorento builds on this strong momentum, but with a more refined style. It is a CUV designed for the urban lifestyle delivering Kia’s distinctive emotional appeal. Design [...]