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History of Kia Motors
Kia UK introduces the Soul 'Urban'.3month
All-New Sportage and Optima win New Design Awards.
Kia Motors UK announced as title sponsor for England Women's Cricket Super League.
The All-New Optima Sportswagon, Optima Plug-in hybrid and All-New Niro hybrid revealed at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show.2month
All-New Optima plug-in hybrid makes global debut at Chicago Auto Show.
Christopher Walken adds "Pizzaz" to Kia Motor's Super Bowl Commerical.1month
Kia Telluride Concept car makes world debut at North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Kia hits new record of 23,010 in its run-out year in 2015.
Kia Motors introduces new 'Drive Wise' sub-brand for autonomous driving technologies.
Kia Sorento tops Large Crossover category in Sunday Times top 100 cars.
Five-star safety ratings for all-new Kia Optima and Sportage.
Kia takes first place in Auto Bild magazine’s Quality Report.
Kia Motors granted Nevada autonomous driving licence.
The models, Sorento and K5 received 2015 Good Design Award.
2nd Release of X-Car Series – Mystique.
The official website of Kia Motors Corporation received 2015 Web Award Korea Grand Prize.
The New K3 Launched.
K5 Hybrid Launched.11month
Kia Sorento wins coveted Public Car of the Year title at Middle East Car of the Year Awards.
Kia celebrates the spirit of the American road trip at 2015 SEMA Show.
Kia Motors previews next-generation Cadenza.
2016 Kia Optima earns Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com Best Buy Award.10month
Kia Announces fifth consecutive monthly sales record.
Kia Motors continues Sorento marketing campaign with expanded ‘NBC Sunday Night Football’ partnership.
Kia Motors America Expands Soul EV availability to four additional states.
Kia Soul Wins Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year Award.
Official Sponsor of the 20th Busan BIFF International Film Festival.9month
Kia Russia - Hit accumulated sales records of 1 million units.
Super Racer Enzy, a racing animation, premiered at cinemas nationwide.
Sportage ranked 4th for Frankfurt Motor Show’s Best Cars.
Kia unveils All-New Sportage and Optima at 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show.
Global debut for All-New Kia Sportage at Frankfurt Motor Show.
Kia launches stylish new ‘Rhythm in Basic’ brand collection.8month
Launched 2016 Sorento.
Launched Picanto sports.
Mobile Web for All New Sorento & Soul EV – Awarded at Red Dot Design.
Kia Cadenza earns AutoPacific’s 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award in Large Car category.7month
Launched the New K5.
Kia K900 (Quoris) sets record-high score in AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards.
2015 Kia Sedona (Grand Carnival) receives J.D. Power APEAL award.
Kia Motors posts global sales of 230,227 vehicles.6month
Kia Motors vehicle exports from Korea surpass 15 million units.
Kia Motors earns best-ever ranking in 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study.
Kia Motors celebrates the official launch of Kia in Mexico.5month
'Surprise Weekend' Hosted the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA).4month
Launched The All-New 2015 Sportage.
All-new 2016 Optima makes debut at the Seoul Motor Show 2015.
2016 Sedona(Grand Carnival) receives NHTSA 5 Star rating.
Sedona(Grand Carnival) named to Ward’s 10 Best Interiors list.
All-new Optima(K5) makes debut and launched the new Quoris(K9) at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition 2015.
2016 all-new Sorento CUV receives NHTSA 5 Star rating.3month
Picanto small car brand power No.1 in the Korea Brand Power Index, KMAC.
Second consecutive sponsorship of Copa America Chile 2015.
Became the official sponsor of the KBO league in automotive sector.
Launched the '2016 All-New Sedona'.
Soul EV and All-New Sorento both Red Dot design awards.2month
Received 2015 iF Award for Sorento.1month
The official sponsor of the Australia Open Tennis Championships.
Reported production of over 1 million units of the Kia Soul at the Gwangju Plant.
Launched The New Picanto.
Launched the Forte 2015.
Launched The New Rio.11month
Launched The New K9.
Received the 2014 Korea Colour Award for the All-New Sedona and All-New Sorento.10month
Ranked 74th in Interbrand's Best Global Brands rankings.
Launched a smartphone app for roadside assistance.
Unveiled the Taste of Kia.9month
Officially sponsored the 2014 Busan International Film Festival.
Ran RE:Design, a global brand campaign.8month
Launched the All-New Sorento.
Opened a middle school in Malawi, Africa.
Received two awards for its sustainability report for 2014.
Officially sponsored the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.7month
Received the Vision Award in the U.S. for 2014 MOVE, Kia's sustainability report.
Kia Motors UK sign deal with Surrey County Cricket Club to sponsor them.6month
The All-New Sedona is launched.5month
Kia Motors UK becomes the official sponsor of England women's cricket team until 2018.4month
The Soul EV is launched.2month
The Soul EV becomes the first in the industry to be given Underwriters Laboratory's environmental validation.
Kia Fragrance is launched.
The All-New Soul is launched.6month
The face-lifted New Optima is launched.
Kia Motors is named 37th in Interbrand's list of 50 Best Global Green Brands 2013.4month
Kia's accumulated overseas sales exceed 50 million units.3month
Kia won four prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for the pro_cee’d, cee'd five-door, cee'd Sportswagon and Carens MPV.
Kia Motors ranks 87th in Interbrand's list of 100 Best Global Brands.