70 years of progress and innovation
History of Kia Motors
Kia UK introduces the Soul 'Urban'.3month
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 commercial.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 advanced driving technologies. Kia Sorento tops Large Crossover category in Sunday Times top 100 cars.
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 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.