Kia earns Three Awards at the 2018 iF design Awards

SEOUL, Korea — Kia Motors has won three prestigious 2018 ‘iF design’ Awards, reinforcing the brand’s reputation for striking car design. The new Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan, Stonic compact crossover and Picanto city car were each awarded prizes in the ‘Product Design’ category. 2018 marks the second consecutive year in which Kia has won three…

Dates Announced for 2019 NAIAS

DETROIT, Michigan — Make sure to mark your calendars for the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The dates are as follows: Press Preview: January 14-15 Industry Preview: January 16-17 Charity preview: January 18 Public Show: January 19-27 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, January 21) “The 2018 NAIAS was a big product debut…

Kia extends Australian Open partnership to 2023

SEOUL, Korea — Kia Motors extended its partnership with the Australian Open for a further five years to 2023 at a signing ceremony held at Melbourne Park. This latest ceremony makes Kia the longest-running major sponsor of the tennis tournament, having started the relationship in 2002. Over the last 17 years, Kia’s courtesy vehicles have…

Alex Rodriguez is a homerun hit as Keynote at 8th Annual Multicultural Media Luncheon

DETROIT, Michigan —  Former New York Yankee, World Series Champion and auto dealer Alex Rodriguez, served as the keynote speaker at the 8th Annual Multicultural Media Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the MGM Grand Detroit. Rodriguez discussed “Maintaining Brand Authenticity” at the event honoring ethnic groups for achievements in the auto industry, hosted by…

The Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept Debuts at North American International Auto Show

DETROIT, Michigan — The Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept made its debut as a new genre of luxury vehicle: the flagship crossover at the Detroit International Auto Show. Combining high performance with unrestrained luxury, the Lexus LF-1 Limitless is a showcase of technology, innovation and the latest evolution of design at Lexus. Like its name, the…

Volvo will bring autonomous electric buses to Singapore

SINGAPORE — Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric 12-metre buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore’s drive to create new solutions for tomorrow’s sustainable public transport. For Volvo Group this will be the…