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Kia Earns Honors In Vincentric 2021 Best Fleet Value In America Awards

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 11:06am

b'IRVINE, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) has earned multiple honors in the Vincentric 2021 Best Fleet Value in America Awards.

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  • b'IRVINE, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) has earned multiple honors in the Vincentric 2021 Best Fleet Value in America Awards.
  • The Soul also claimed its third win.\n"Kia will always be driven to offer the best value to all of our customers," said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia Motors North America, Kia Motors America.
  • "\nThe Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards recognize specific vehicles and trims which have the lowest total cost of ownership in the greatest number of measured lifecycle cost scenarios.
  • "These strong performances helped Kia demonstrate the value its vehicles bring to the fleet market.

Subaru Share the Love® Event Drives $2.8 Million Donation for Make-A-Wish

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:47pm

b'PHOENIX, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Make-A-Wishannounced today that the organization has received a donation of more than $2.8 million from Subaru of America, Inc. through the 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event.

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  • b'PHOENIX, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Make-A-Wishannounced today that the organization has received a donation of more than $2.8 million from Subaru of America, Inc. through the 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event.
  • In addition, 30 Subaru retailers chose their local Make-A-Wish chapter to be a hometown charity, accounting for more than $750,000 of the donation total.\nSince 2011, Make-A-Wish has received a total of more than $26 million in donations through the Subaru Share the Love Event.
  • Most recently, 17-year-old Julia, who battled leukemia, had her wish for a car makeover granted thanks to the support from Subaru.
  • "\nOver the last 13 years, the Subaru Share the Love Event has donated more than $200 million to local and national charities.For the fifth consecutive year, there was not a cap placed on the total donation from Subaru to Make-A-Wish and other Subaru Share the Love Event charitable partners.

Subaru Receives Four Honors From PARENTS Best Family Cars 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

CAMDEN, N.J., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the 2021 Ascent, Crosstrek Hybrid, Forester and Legacy earned spots on PARENTS Best Family Cars 2021 .

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  • CAMDEN, N.J., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the 2021 Ascent, Crosstrek Hybrid, Forester and Legacy earned spots on PARENTS Best Family Cars 2021 .
  • PARENTS Best Family Cars 2021recognize a selection of new model vehicles with high-tech performance, safety, and convenience features across multiple categories to fit a family's specific needs including minivans, 2-row SUVs, 3-row SUVs, and family sedans.
  • 24 winning models that passed test drive standards and car seat compatibility, and were designated safe and efficient for families for years to come, made PARENTS list of Best Family Cars 2021.
  • The 2021 Subaru Legacy, named "Best All-Weather" for family sedans, comes standard with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and Active Torque Vectoring for confident handling in all conditions.

Kia Canada celebrates best March in history and a strong season of automotive award wins

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Our sales success over the last year and heading into 2021 is the end result of world-class product that delivers on strong quality, safety and design, said Elias El-Achhab, VP and Chief Operation Officer for Kia Canada.

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  • Our sales success over the last year and heading into 2021 is the end result of world-class product that delivers on strong quality, safety and design, said Elias El-Achhab, VP and Chief Operation Officer for Kia Canada.
  • In addition to its record-setting sales performance, Kia took home an abundance of Canadian automotive awards for numerous vehicles in its lineup.
  • The season of award wins for the brand include:
    TOP MASS-MARKET BRAND IN J.D.
  • POWER VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY STUDY
    Kia Canada Inc., founded in 1999 and is a subsidiary of the Kia Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea.

The first electric CUPRA, at -30ºC

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 3:00pm

The CUPRA team is subjecting the electric car to more than 1,000 tests in the coldest temperatures on the planet.

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  • The CUPRA team is subjecting the electric car to more than 1,000 tests in the coldest temperatures on the planet.
  • The dynamism of the first 100% electric CUPRA has been a crucial aspect of its development.
  • Because it is fully electric, the response of the CUPRA Born's climate control system is immediate.
  • The world premiere of CUPRA's first 100% electric model takes place at the beginning of May.

Dealerware Selected as the Preferred Fleet Management Partner for Audi Canada's Courtesy Vehicle Program in Continued Canadian Expansion

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

As part of this latest international expansion, the Dealerware connected car platform is now available in French to better serve French-speaking dealerships and their customers.

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  • As part of this latest international expansion, the Dealerware connected car platform is now available in French to better serve French-speaking dealerships and their customers.
  • AUSTIN, Texas, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Dealerware has been selected by Audi Canada as the preferred fleet management software for its courtesy vehicle program.
  • Already the preferred provider to Audi's U.S. retail locations, Dealerware will now service the 49 Audi retailers in Canada, many of which today use paper-based fleet management systems.
  • "For years we were using a paper-based system with folders," said Mark Botelho, service manager at Audi Downtown Toronto, one of the first Canadian Audi dealerships to implement Dealerware.

Mitsubishi Motors North America Celebrates Strong March Retail Recovery, Arrival Of New 2022 SUV

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 12:41am

March marked the arrival of the highly anticipated all-new 2022 Outlander and restyled 2022 Eclipse Cross.

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  • March marked the arrival of the highly anticipated all-new 2022 Outlander and restyled 2022 Eclipse Cross.
  • Throughout the beginning of this year, MMNA has been focused on reinvesting in its presence and its lineup across North America, launching three considerably revised vehicles and one all-new, ground-up redesign in the all-new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander .
  • Mitsubishi fleet sales were down 38% versus the same period in 2020, as the company focuses on more profitable retail sales growth.
  • Mitsubishi Motors recently unveiled the all-new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander.

Subaru of America to Debut New Crosstrek Ad During 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 5:08pm

CAMDEN, N.J., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that for the 17th consecutive year, it will return as broadcast sponsor of the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards .

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  • CAMDEN, N.J., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that for the 17th consecutive year, it will return as broadcast sponsor of the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards .
  • As part of the sponsorship, Subaru will air five commercials highlighting what makes Subaru More Than a Car Company and debut a new spot showcasing the new, more powerful 2021 Subaru Crosstrek .
  • "Barn Wedding," the national television spot created by Carmichael Lynch on behalf of Subaru of America, showcases some of the ways Subaru touches the lives of its owners.
  • The 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment, Inc. and Hazy Mills Productions and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at 9 p.m. (ET) / 6 p.m. (PT).

Subaru Debuts New 2022 Outback Wilderness™ - Most Capable Outback Ever

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 4:00pm

Subaru of America today introduced the most rugged and capable Outback in the auto manufacturer's history: the new 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness.

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  • Subaru of America today introduced the most rugged and capable Outback in the auto manufacturer's history: the new 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness.
  • The Outback Wilderness also features award-winning EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, and a tablet-style 11.6-inch SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia system with integrated center information display.
  • The 2022 Outback Wilderness boasts a class-leading 9.5-inch ground clearance, a nearly one-inch increase over the already impressive standard model.
  • In addition to the wide variety of roof-racking and other accessory parts currently available to Subaru owners, new accessories have been added for the Outback Wilderness.

Humble unveils an SUV powered by sunlight

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 3:23pm

Now, another California-based electric vehicle startup, Humble Motors , has revealed their concept SUV with a solar roof design they've named the Humble One.

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  • Now, another California-based electric vehicle startup, Humble Motors , has revealed their concept SUV with a solar roof design they've named the Humble One.
  • Instead of a glass roof, the Humble One has over 80 square feet of engineered photovoltaic cells that capture sunlight and transform it into energy.
  • The Humble One concept SUV is 198 inches long, or just a little longer than a Toyota Corolla.
  • The Humble One has been engineered to be as lightweight as possible while also comfortably fitting four people.