October 23, 2020

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    2016 Kia Optima

    Hyundai, Kia warns of $2.9 billion hit to revenues over U.S. quality woes

    Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors have warned of another $2.9 billion of provisions associated with engine issues, bringing their total hit from the years-long quality problem that has tarnished their credibility to almost $5 billion. Hyundai Motor said on Monday their third-quarter revenues would reflect quality-related costs of a combined 3.36 trillion won ($2.94 […]

    Hyundai
    Kia Sonet

    Kia Motors to expand diversification of global mobility services

    Kia Motors has announced plans to expand its partnerships with worldwide mobility companies to meet the needs of a diverse range of consumers. Kia’s President and CEO Ho Sung Song shared the company’s plan for global mobility during his visit to the company’s Sohari plant in Korea to observe launch preparations for the new fourth-generation […]

    Hyundai
    Kia Sonet

    Kia Sonet SUV premiered, to be offered with three engine options

    Kia Motors has revealed its sub-compact SUV Sonet in a world premiere on Friday. The car will be offered with 3 engine options of 1.2-litre petrol, 1.0-litre turbo petrol, and the 1.5-litre turbo diesel. These engines can either be used with a 5-speed manual transmission or the 6-speed DCT or the all-new 6-speed iMT gearbox. […]

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    Manila, Philippines

    Kia offers easy car ownership plans for customers in Philippines

    As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus, the automotive industry has started to adopt “new normal” ways to promote safety and to increase sales. With the many challenges on the local economy of the Philippines, apart from the 52 percent year-on-year decline of the domestic auto industry, companies, such as Kia Philippines (Kia […]

    Hyundai

    Dodge and Kia Motors top J.D. Power quality study

    Fiat Chrysler’s Dodge and Kia Motors have topped an initial quality study of new vehicles sold in the United States based on owner responses, industry consultant J.D. Power stated on Wednesday. The study observed problems experienced by owners of new 2020 model-year vehicles in the first 90 days of ownership and figured out their initial […]

    American , Chrysler , Dodge , General Motors , Top 10
    Kia Sorento

    U.S. investigates Kia headlight failures, General Motors steering issues

    The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday it has started two investigations into reports of headlight failures concerning 392,000 Kia Sorento sport utility vehicles and steering issues concerning 781,000 General Motors vehicles. NHTSA stated it received 74 reports of sudden, unexpected loss of headlights in the model year 2011-2013 Kia Sorento […]

    General Motors , Hyundai
    Hyundai Nexo images

    Hyundai sales in May fall sharply year-on-year due to COVID-19

    South Korea’s Hyundai Motors stated on Monday its provisional May sales dropped 39% year-on-year to 217,510 vehicles worldwide, as the coronavirus outbreak continued to damage demand in key markets. Sales however increased 30% from 167,693 vehicles in April. Its domestic sales increased 5% year-on-year, led by popular models such as the Grandeur sedan and new models […]

    Hyundai
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    Kia Motors to halt operations at two factories in South Korea

    South Korean automaker Kia Motors prepares to halt operations at two of its domestic factories from April 27 to May 10 and then again between May 22 to 25, a union official stated on Thursday. Kia had been in talks this month with the labor unions of its plants to flexibly halt some production to […]

    Hyundai
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    Kia considers stopping three South Korean plants due to coronavirus

    Kia Motors informed its labour union in South Korea that it aims to suspend operations at three of its domestic plants as the coronavirus outbreak weighs on exports to Europe and the United States, a union official stated on Monday. The union has not currently decided whether to accept the plan – under which operations […]

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    Kia may make face masks at China factory to battle coronavirus

    Kia Motors is thinking about making face masks at its Chinese factory to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, a spokesman stated. The announcement comes after a similar move made by Fiat Chrysler, whose CEO Mike Manley stated earlier this week that one of the group’s plants in Asia would be used for producing […]

    Hyundai
    Kia Sedona

    Kia recalls over 200,000 automobiles due to electrical problems

    Kia is joining its affiliate Hyundai in initiating a recall of thousands of SUVs and minivans in the U.S. because water can get into a brake computer, result in an electrical short and possibly a fire. The Kia recall covers almost 229,000 Sedona minivans from the 2006 through 2010 model years. The recall also cover […]

    Hyundai
    Arrival Ltd

    Hyundai, Kia backs electric van startup Arrival Ltd with $110 million investment

    South Korea’s Hyundai Group is backing a UK electric vehicle startup that plans to start selling battery-powered delivery vans in 2021, the companies stated last week. Hyundai Motor and sister firm Kia Motors are making an investment of 100 million euros ($110 million) in Arrival Ltd. Founded in 2015 and based in London, Arrival has […]

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    Hyundai, Kia sue four big U.S. railroads for fuel surcharges

    Hyundai Motor and its Kia affiliate have taken legal action against the four largest U.S. railroads, alleging them of violating U.S. antitrust law by conspiring to drive up shipping costs though coordinated fuel surcharges. The South Korean automakers submitted three lawsuits on Monday alleging BNSF, CSX Corp, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific of putting the […]

    Hyundai

    Kia Seltos set to raid the Indian Market

    Seltos is expected to perform well in India Kia Motors, are set to raid the Indian market with the launch of their mid-SUV Kia Seltos. The trial production of the car started in January and the final product is ready within 6 astonishing months. Kia motors commenced the bookings for the car on July 16th […]

    Hyundai
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    U.S. states investigating Hyundai, Kia over vehicle fires

    A group of U.S. states is probing Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors for possible unfair and deceptive acts associated with reports of hundreds of vehicle fires, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong stated on Monday. The South Korean automakers have recalled over 2.3 million vehicles since 2015 to address numerous engine fire risks in a range […]

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