Kia Canada to Compete in Targa Newfoundla​nd in Partnership with MADD Canada

Kia Canada to Compete in Targa Newfoundla​nd in Partnership with MADD Canada
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Targa Newfoundland, the ultimate North American tarmac rally, is organized every September for seven days and travels across 2,200 kilometers, or 1,200 miles, of amazing central Newfoundland road. South Korean automaker Kia‘s Canadian operations are set to participate in the 2011 Targa Newfoundland Rally, which will be their second consecutive year at the event. This… Continue Reading...

Kia Rear-Drive Genesis Twin Confirmed, But No Pickup or Miata Rival

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Kia Rear-Drive Genesis Twin Confirmed, But No Pickup or Miata Rival
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Kia, spurred by the success of sibling Hyundai’s Genesis (and possibly Equus), wants a piece of the rear-drive pie. The company is planning a flagship luxury sedan and possibly a coupe, both in the vein of the Genesis duo. Kia’s rear-drive adventures end there, however: there are no plans to introduce a pickup truck. There… Continue Reading...

2011 Mazda 3 Scores Top Pick In Safety From IIHS

2011 Mazda 3 Scores Top Pick In Safety From IIHS
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The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety awarded the Mazda 3 with its Top Pick honor in the small car category. The Mazda3 met the criteria by scoring a “Good” rating in all crash test categories (front, side, rear and rollover) and has electronic stability control. The Mazda3 is the first car from the automaker to… Continue Reading...

Kia Forte Announced as 2010 Top Safety Pick by IIHS

Kia Forte Announced as 2010 Top Safety Pick by IIHS
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The Kia Forte took home the 2010 Top Safety Pick, given out by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.  This is the third model from the Kia/Hyundai brand to win the rating for 2010, following the Kia Soul and the Hyundai Sonata. To be considered for this award, vehicles must earn the top rating of… Continue Reading...

New York 2010: Forte Five-Door Unveiled in New York

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New York 2010: Forte Five-Door Unveiled in New York
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Kia pulled the covers off a new hatchback version of the Forte at the New York Auto Show but oddly chose not to let the media see any of the five doors actually open. It’s especially strange when the car is called the Forte Five-Door. Joining the Forte sedan and Forte Koup, the Five-Door will… Continue Reading...

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced
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We still have more than half of 2009 to go and already the list of 2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year nominees have been picked. That’s because the list is essentially a list of every new model for 2010. Nominated for car of the year are: the Audi S4, BMW Z4, BMW… Continue Reading...

Kia Forte: New Compact Sedan Unveiled in Chicago & Toronto

Kia Forte: New Compact Sedan Unveiled in Chicago & Toronto
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Unveiled simultaneously at the Chicago Auto Show and the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Kia took the wraps of its new Forte compact sedan. The Forte will be offered in three trims with LX and EX models featuring a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine with 156hp and 144 ft-lbs of torque. An SX model will… Continue Reading...