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Video: Watch Pierce Brosnan star in Kia’s Super Bowl commercials

And we’re here with more Super Bowl content as Pierce Brosnan takes to the screen once more, with Kia. The spot involves the handsome new Sorento where Brosnan touches on his biggest fame to date as James Bond. Though of course, he’s been long since retired in favor of Daniel Craig. Check it out after the […]

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Report: Hyundai scores, scoops up former BMW M chief to build performance brand

Some big news hails in from Seoul as Reuters via AutomotiveNews reports Hyundai Motor Corp. just scooped up the former chief engineer for BMW’s M Performance brand, Albert Biermann, in order to form a performance branch of their own. No matter what way you look at it, Hyundai just picked up some big guns for its arsenal, […]

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Report: Kia’s executive once again hints at production GT

Some rumors have been floating around in the past recently about a new sports coupe, possibly of the luxury kind, made from Kia. And it would be based off of the GT Concept from 2011. And recently, Australia’s Motoring spoke with Kia’s Soon-Nam Lee, who said the concept’s positive feedback has led the marketing team to […]

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Report: A new Kia KX3 Concept gets leaked, to debut in Guangzhou

A new crossover concept seems to have surfaced in China, which could provide a glimpse into a possible new crossover model, as it appears. It’s called the Kia KX3 and according to Terranismo, the new model is a concept based on the Hyundai ix25. As a result, it could preview a future crossover, perhaps a new […]

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Report: Hyundai and Kia want to boost fuel economy by 25 percent

Hyundai and Kia are looking to redeem themselves after an issue with overstating fuel economy ratings for many of their recent models. In a new report from Reuters, Hyundai and Kia want to boost their fuel economy across the fleet by about 25 percent by 2020. They look to accomplish this from more advanced powertrains, less […]

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Report: A new Kia crossover hybrid could surface within the next two years

AutoExpress in the UK recently learned that Kia could be working on a new hybrid crossover for a launch sometime in 2016. Don’t think of it as it being too big though as it’s being designed at the same crowd who considered the Toyota Prius. That said, it should be smaller than the current Sportage […]

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Kia releases first official photo of 2016 Sorento for the US

The third generation Kia Sorento was recently launched in Asia earlier this year after being officially revealed in South Korea, understandably for their domestic market. Now, the new 2015 Kia Sorento will actually come to America as a 2016 model and is set for a reveal at this year’s auto show in Los Angeles. As […]

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Hyunda and Kia are in deep waters over inaccurate fuel economy figures, fined $300M

Hyundai and Kia were recently under scrutiny over false and misleading fuel economy figures and were unfortunately found guilty. As a result, both Hyundai and Kia are being fined $300 million by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, and the California Air Resources Board for Clean Air Act violations. This is in regards […]

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Report: Hyundai’s Toyota Prius competitor to surface by 2017

Hyundai’s been in the rumor mill with the possibility of introducing a Toyota Prius competitor and now, new developments suggest the new Hyundai hybrid should show up sometime in 2017, according to Reuters and AutoCar. “We will take the lead in the future by raising the competitiveness of our environment-friendly cars like hybrid-only cars, plug-in hybrid cars […]

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Report: The Kia Soul could get a boost in soul with a turbo and AWD

The Kia Soul is a very sweet deal for the value subcompact crossover that it is, but to make things possibly more interesting, Kia could be boosting some more soul into the Soul with a turbocharger and even all-wheel drive, according to Automobile Magazine. The turbo would take form as a high-performance version of the Soul, thanks […]

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