Kia Motors America Posts Record August Sales

Kia Motors America (KMA) today reported best-ever August sales of 52,025 units, a 4-percent increase over the same period in 2012. Sales of the all-new 2014 Cadenza continue to climb, exceeding the 1,500 unit mark for the second month in a row, while the U.S.-built Optima logged its 21st straight month as Kia’s top seller with 15,199 units sold. August also marked the debut of the “Totally Transformed” marketing campaign for the all-new 2014 Soul, which will soon be arriving in showrooms.   (more…)

A Peek Into Kia’s Private R&D Auto Museum

Restricted to employees and special guests, not many people get an opportunity to visit Kia’s research and development center located in Namyang, South Korea. And aside from housing some of Kia’s top engineering secrets that are on par with how the flux capacitor from Back to the Future works, it also has this seldom seen lobby museum showcasing 20 cars with 190 more legacy cars tucked away in a huge undisclosed collection containing every single Kia model dating back to its first set of wheels, such as the 1969 three-wheeler T-600 truck. (more…)

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