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With a new bodyshell, new engines and fresh, bold styling that introduces a new kind of dynamic aesthetics, the latest Kia Sportage is an urban-friendly compact SUV for today’s families – consuming less fuel and emitting less CO2.

Longer, wider and lower than the previous model – by 90 mm, 15 mm and 60 mm respectively – the all-new design successfully retains the key SUV features – a commanding driving position, heightened sense of security and powerful road presence – that made the second-generation Kia Sportage so popular.

All new 2010 Kia Forte Compact Sedan

Posted: June 13, 2009 in Kia

Following the successful launch of the all-new, widely acclaimed 2010 Kia Soul urban passenger vehicle in Miami earlier this year, Kia Motors America (KMA) launched the all-new 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan in Seattle.

The Emerald City, known for its innovation and creativity, provides the perfect backdrop for Forte, a true pioneering player in its segment. On sale in North America early this summer, Forte is the first of its kind to offer consumers an impressive combination of standard safety, comfort and convenience features. (more…)

Car enthusiasts and Kia fans in 44 countries around the world will have the opportunity to feel the Kia experience with the launch of ‘Kia on Tour 2009,’ a global road show designed to showcase the improved quality, value and excitement of Kia’s newest line-up of vehicles directly to consumers.

South Korea’s second-largest car maker Kia Motors has remained in the black for two consecutive quarters, thanks to a weaker won and the popularity of its new models.

Kia recorded a net profit of 97.38 billion won ($72.5 million) in the three months ended March 31, it said in a regulatory filing. Kia reported a net loss of 24.84 billion won the same period last year.