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In 2014, Kia introduced the Soul EV, the brand’s first-ever electric vehicle for overseas markets based on the second-generation iconic Soul urban crossover. With its fresher appearance and ultra-low operating costs, the Soul EV boasts an 81.4 kW electric motor, producing 285 Nm of torque, and a high-capacity 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack. On a single charge, Kia Soul EV can travel up to 212 km (131 miles), and it comes with industry-leading warranties in its major sales markets (a comprehensive 7-Year, 150,000 km warranty in Europe and 10 year/100,000 mile warranty in US). With sales now getting underway in overseas markets, here are some fun facts about Soul EV you may not have known.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Kia Motors America (KMA) reached historic new heights this past May with an all-time best monthly sales record of 60,087 vehicles total, a 14.8% increase over the same period in 2013—and also marking the first time KMA has achieved more than 60,000 sales in a single month.
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.
Do you remember the excitement of getting your very first car? After deciding which car to purchase, some of you may have spent a few extra days to make a decision on the perfect color.
Hi, everyone. Today I am going to share with you what I brought back from the Seoul Motor Show last Thursday. At the Seoul Motor Show (www.motorshow.or.kr) this year, Kia introduced various concept cars and new cars (all-new Rio, all-new Picanto, etc.) which were recently showcased at international motor shows. However, the true heroes at [...]
Kia’s U.S. design studio unveiled its latest design statement – the “KV7” concept at the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit today.
In an entertaining family atmosphere, the Egyptian International trading & agencies company – EIT (Kia’s sole agent in Egypt) – invited Kia customers and their families to experience the international “Kia on Tour 2010” family event. The day-long event took place at the Arabella Country Club in New Cairo which provided a fascinating and entertaining atmosphere for the whole day.
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 Kia Motors America Public Relations team Wave two of the 2011 Kia Sorento national press introduction has concluded, with 59 media having the opportunity to learn about the all-new Sorento CUV as well as tour the Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) plant and Kia Georgia Training Center in West Point, Georgia. The Sorento introduction [...]
By Vision Strategy Team Applying for the ‘My dad works at Kia’ program September 3, 2009, was the deadline for signing up for the “My dad works at Kia” program. Around 3,000 employees applied for the program during the month long sign-up period, and each applicant had their own unique reasons for wanting to take [...]
By Pamela A. Munoz Overseas Communication Team First it was the British invasion, now it’s the French invasion?! French filmmakers Jonas & Francois, known for directing such videos as Kanye West’s ‘Good Life,’ and Madonna and Justin Timberlake’s ‘4 Minutes,’ recently lent their talents to debuting our very own Kia Soul in its first-ever short [...]
By John Shim, Assistant Manager Research & Development Planning Team [Preview] Sept.14 (Mon): Flying from Incheon to Frankfurt! Hello to all my Kia BUZZ mates! It’s been a long time since my last post but I’m super thrilled to bring you some very exciting and fun news. I’m actually writing this from outside Korea. Frankfurt, [...]
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 Pamela Muñoz, Assistant manager International PR, Overseas Communication Over the Swedish mid-summer long weekend, celebrating the nation’s longest day of the year, Kia Motors presented two lucky football fans with Kia Soul vehicles. As the Official Automotive Partner of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2009 that took place in Sweden, Kia partnered with UEFA [...]
By Woo Yung Jang Kia BUZZ Editor ※ Editor’s note: This is an April fool’s day release from Kia Motors UK. We hope you Enjoy! In a dramatic move aimed at delivering environmental benefits without expensive technology Kia has revealed its new Aero-Soul concept that reduces fuel consumption and exhaust emissions with a simple and [...]
By Sue Mulcaster Senior press Officier KMUK So, we’ve made our first truly urban car that is set to appeal to the young and the young-at-heart. But what does that mean, what can we do to get Soul out there in a way that’s interesting? Soul isn’t just another Kia. Soul is a car designed [...]
By Kia Motors America Public Relations team The Kia Motors America Public Relations team finished out a successful three-wave Kia Soul National Press Introduction in Miami. With 119 journalists in attendance overall, the local US media had the opportunity to drive the all-new 2010 Soul through eclectic South Florida while experiencing the comfort, accessories and [...]
By Kia Motors America Public Relations team Hello. This is the Kia Soul in Miami-Wave Two video clip. The local U.S media had a great time taking the opportunity to drive and enjoy the all-new urban crossover Soul around the Miami, stopping at Red Fish Grill in Coral Gables. Take a look!
By Kia Motors America Public Relations We hosted Wave One yesterday in Miami during the 2010 Kia Soul National Press Introduction ride-and-drive event. Following are a clip and photos for a sneak peek into all of the activities that the media participated in including the welcome dinner, business presentation on the all-new 2010 Kia Soul [...]
By Kia Motors America Public Relations We have arrived in Miami and are making final preparations for the three-wave Kia Soul National Press Introduction ride-and-drive event. Following are a video clip and photos for a sneak peek into all of the event preparations and venue at the Mandarin Oriental hotel. We are excited to launch [...]