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All-new 2022 Kia Carnival multi-purpose vehicle transcends

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) replaces the outgoing Sedona to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) replaces the outgoing Sedona to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.
  • "The Kia Carnival is here to disrupt a staid segment and proves once again what is possible when conventions are shattered," said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia Motors North America, Kia Motors America.
  • For these reasons, the Carnival is the first vehicle to proudly wear our all-new Kia badge and is a bold signal of things to come."
  • When operating a vehicle, never use a vehicle system that takes your focus away from safe vehicle operation.

Hyundai Motor Group Appoints Ben Diachun as Chief Technology Officer for Urban Air Mobility Division

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:10pm

Aerospace start-up veteran to lead Division's growing R&D and engineering operation, lead technological innovation

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  • Aerospace start-up veteran to lead Division's growing R&D and engineering operation, lead technological innovation
    SEOUL, South Korea and WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) announced today the appointment of Ben Diachun as the chief technology officer of its Urban Air Mobility Division (the Division), effective immediately.
  • Diachun will report to Jaiwon Shin, President at Hyundai Motor Group and Head of Urban Air Mobility Division and will develop the Division's technology strategy and vision with the goal of bringing Hyundai's urban air mobility (UAM) to market by 2028.
  • "We are excited to welcome Ben to Hyundai Motor Group as chief technology officer of our Urban Air Mobility Division," President Shin said.
  • "I have been fascinated by technology and air travel since I was a child and am thrilled to put my experience to work at the Urban Air Mobility Division," Diachun said.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Redefines Electric Mobility Lifestyle

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00am

- Provides Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function, which can turn the vehicle into a charger on wheels

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  • - Provides Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function, which can turn the vehicle into a charger on wheels
    SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyundai Motor Company today launched the IONIQ 5 midsize CUV during a virtual world premiere event.
  • As the first model in Hyundai's new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV), IONIQ 5 sets the benchmark to redefine the electric mobility lifestyle with sustainable and innovative features.
  • "It is truly the first electric vehicle to provide a new experience with its innovative use of interior space and advanced technologies."
  • "IONIQ 5 is the new definition of timeless, providing a common thread linking our past to the present and future."

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Redefines Electric Mobility Lifestyle

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00am

- Provides Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function, which can turn the vehicle into a charger on wheels

Key Points: 
  • - Provides Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function, which can turn the vehicle into a charger on wheels
    SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyundai Motor Company today launched the IONIQ 5 midsize CUV during a virtual world premiere event.
  • As the first model in Hyundai's new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV), IONIQ 5 sets the benchmark to redefine the electric mobility lifestyle with sustainable and innovative features.
  • "It is truly the first electric vehicle to provide a new experience with its innovative use of interior space and advanced technologies."
  • "IONIQ 5 is the new definition of timeless, providing a common thread linking our past to the present and future."

Kia Unveils First-Ever Virtual Auto Show Experience in Canada

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:15pm

The first of its kind in Canada, the unique, 3D environment provides Canadians, media, and automotive enthusiasts the ability to experience the full Kia Canada lineup, partake in interactive virtual experiences, and to witness Canadian-specific new product launches.

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  • The first of its kind in Canada, the unique, 3D environment provides Canadians, media, and automotive enthusiasts the ability to experience the full Kia Canada lineup, partake in interactive virtual experiences, and to witness Canadian-specific new product launches.
  • What began as a solution to not having in-person auto shows evolved into a contemporary, category-leading consumer experience, says Kia Canadas Chief Operating Officer, Elias El-Achhab.
  • The Kia Virtual Auto Show will also house two special new product introductions from the executive team at Kia Canada.
  • The Kia Virtual Auto Show is accessible here , and is active and free to Canadians until April 30th, 2021.

Kia Motors America Renews Sponsorship Of B.R.A.K.E.S. Teen Pro-Active Driving School

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S.
  • combines classroom instruction with hands-on-defensive driver training courses in Kia vehicles for both teen drivers and their parents.
  • is an important way for us to strengthen our efforts to 'Accelerate The Good' through tangible action," said Russell Wager, vice president, marketing, Kia Motors America.
  • intensive half-day training course, which is free of charge and features hands-on skills exercises taught by professional instructors in a fleet of new vehicles donated by Kia Motors America.

#1! Kia Top Mass-Market Brand In J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:32pm

Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles.

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  • Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles.
  • The achievement has been strengthened by three of Kia's most popular-selling models the Sorento, Sportage, and Optima each besting their respective segments.
  • Kia owners reported fewest problems in new vehicles after three years of ownership.
  • Power's Vehicle Dependability Study is another new benchmark achievement for Kia's meteoric rise in the industry," said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia Motors North America & Kia Motors America.

All-New 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle Will Transcend the Mainstream on February 23

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:00am

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The new Carnival MPV pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The new Carnival MPV pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.
  • Please join us HERE for the virtual reveal of the 2022 Carnival MPV at 11:00AM PST on Tuesday, February 23.
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  • *The Telluride, Sorento and K5 are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.

Hyundai Reveals IONIQ 5's Living Space and Sustainable Interior Ahead of Virtual World Premiere

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:21am

Furnished with primarily eco-friendly materials and textiles, the interior design reflects consumers' rising interest in personal transportation that supports well-being as well as demand for more ethical and sustainable products.

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  • Furnished with primarily eco-friendly materials and textiles, the interior design reflects consumers' rising interest in personal transportation that supports well-being as well as demand for more ethical and sustainable products.
  • The newly developed 'Universal Island' replaces the center console and becomes the centerpiece of the IONIQ 5's living space experience.
  • Hyundai will debut IONIQ 5 during the virtual world premiere event on February 23, 2021.
  • During the event, Hyundai will unveil details about IONIQ 5's innovative features and how customers can benefit from this dedicated BEV model.

Hyundai Reveals IONIQ 5's Living Space and Sustainable Interior Ahead of Virtual World Premiere

Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 11:58pm

The newly developed 'Universal Island' replaces the center console and becomes the centerpiece of the IONIQ 5's living space experience.

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  • The newly developed 'Universal Island' replaces the center console and becomes the centerpiece of the IONIQ 5's living space experience.
  • Hyundai will debut IONIQ 5 during the virtual world premiere event on February 23, 2021.
  • During the event, Hyundai will unveil details about IONIQ 5's innovative features and how customers can benefit from this dedicated BEV model.
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