Tag: Kia

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

JD Power says Lexus is most dependable auto brand, ranks Tesla 30th out of 33

February 18, 2021


The three most dependable auto brands in the U.S. are now Lexus, Porsche and Kia, according to a new J.D. Power study. The three least dependable are Jaguar, Alfa Romeo and Land Rover. Tesla, which was profiled for the first […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Kia to resume production in Georgia on Monday

March 20, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Kia’s assembly plant in West Point, Ga., is set to resume production Monday after the automaker said it suspended output Thursday over supply chain issues. In addition, according to a report by WGCL-TV, five employees at the plant are self-quarantining […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Kia names Karim Habib to head vehicle design

September 6, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Kia Motors Corp. named former Infiniti design chief Karim Habib as a senior vice president, heading the Korean automaker’s design center and presiding over the look of its vehicles. Habib will join Kia at the start of October and will […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyundai, Kia buy stake in electric supercar company Rimac

May 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Hyundai and sister company Kia have jointly invested 80 million euros ($90 million) in the Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac Automobili. Hyundai will invest 64 million euros and Kia the remaining 16 million, the companies said in a news release. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Kia concept hints at return to large SUV market

January 6, 2016

Via: Automotive News

Kia Motors is eyeing a return to the large SUV market with plans to introduce a new concept vehicle at the 2016 Detroit auto show. The SUV concept, created at the automaker’s California design studio, features “an abundance of advanced […]