Tag: Kia

First Drive: Redesigned for 2018, the Kia Rio proves cheap doesn’t mean crap

The last year has been a busy one for Kia. The South Korea-based automaker has introduced an all-new version of its full-size Cadenza sedan, put a new turbocharged engine in its top-selling Soul multi-activity vehicle, and is slowly launching the head-turning Stinger sports sedan. Not to be ignored is the […]

Short Report: Driving the 2018 Kia Niro through the Montana wilderness to see if it’s truly a crossover

Officially, Montana was nicknamed The Treasure State because of the wealth of precious metals and fossil fuels hidden beneath its soil. The real treasures, however, are found on the surface and sometimes several thousand feet above, in the forms of mountains, prairies and badland canyons. In Bozeman, the air is […]

First Drive: A zinger from south of the 38th parallel, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT puts BMW in its crosshairs

Despite all the bluster about missiles and nukes north of the 38th parallel, the big action on the Korean Peninsula is south of there. That’s where Hyundai Motor Company, together with its Kia Motors and Genesis Motors affiliates, has grown exponentially to become the fourth largest automaker in the world. […]

General Motors Oshawa plant receives J.D. Power award

In the Olympics of qualty, General Motors’ assembly plant in Oshawa has won a gold medal for a second consecutive year. The Ontario plant received the Gold Plant Quality Award for producing vehicles with the fewest number of defects in a study of car and truck assembly plants in North […]