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Kia Stinger review

Kia Stinger review

Think Kia, and a handsome old school grand tourer wouldn’t spring to mind, but then the new Stinger is meant to change perceptions. The production version of the Kia GT concept, shown at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor show, the Stinger is the South Korean company’s first rear-wheel drive car launched …

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Honda tops servicing satisfaction survey

Car servicing satisfaction

Japanese and Korean car brands dominate the servicing satisfaction rankings for both newer and older cars, with Honda taking the No 1 spot, according to a new survey. The research by What Car? shows Honda enjoying an overall satisfaction rate of 91.2%, while fellow Japanese brands Lexus, Subaru and Toyota …

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Kia and Volvo top brand dependability league

Kia and Volvo collage

The 2017 JD Power UK Vehicle Dependability Study has revealed that Kia and Volvo are the most dependable brands in the UK, with the fewest problems experienced by owners. Each brand was given a PP100 (Problems Per 100 vehicles) score, with Kia and Volvo on 83, Skoda 89 and Suzuki …

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Electric Vehicle Experience Centre to open

Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom is to open at centre:mk in Milton Keynes on July 22. Managed by Chargemaster, the UK’s largest manufacturer and operator of electric charging points, and funded by Milton Keynes’ Go Ultra Low City scheme, the EVEC has been established to increase the number …

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Detroit Motor Show: 10 of the best

Feast your eyes on our 10 favourite cars from the 2016 North American International Auto Show – that’s the Detroit Motor Show to us… Acura Precision concept – this is a vision of the future from Acura, Honda’s upmarket brand in the US. If it goes into production and looks …

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Export milestone for Kia

Kia cars ready for export

Kia has exported its 15 millionth car from South Korea – 40 years after the first shipment of Brisa pick-up trucks. Or put another way, 15m Kia Optima cars, each measuring 4,845 mm in overall length, would circumvent the earth (40,000 km) 1.8 times when lined up bumper to bumper. During …

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Presenting the ‘Kia X-Car’

X-Men inspired Kia Sorento

One-off X-Men inspired Kia Sorento to premiere at Australian Open 2015. Kia Motors has teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to promote X-Men: Days of Future Past on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, plus Kia’s sponsorship of the Australian Open 2015. The partnership with Fox will see Kia …

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Kia Soul EV launched

New Kia Soul EV

UK battery-powered car choice widens with the arrival of all-electric Kia Soul EV. Electric cars just got funkier in Britain with the launch of the EV version of the quirky Kia Soul. Priced at £24,995 (after the £5,000 government plug-in grant), its lithium-ion polymer batteries give the Soul EV a …

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Kia Cee’d GT – review

Kia Cee'd GT

Kia has pulled off a masterstroke with the new sporty version of its bestselling Cee’d hatchback. The clever bit is that this five-door is not so much a hot hatch as a very warm one. So, Kia has pitched the Cee’d GT below the intense battle between the Volkswagen Golf …

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