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Kia Stinger GT v Tesla Model S 75D drag race - video
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Kia Stinger GT v Tesla Model S 75D drag race - video

The Kia Stinger and Tesla Model S aren't what you would call 'natural rivals' despite both being pitched as large luxurious sports sedans. In a new video by the UK's Top Gear, the publication's deputy editor, Jack Rix, races the top of the line Stinger GT against the 'entry level' Model S 75D on the drag strip...


Hyundai to invest $9.3 billion in hydrogen fuel-cell development
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Hyundai to invest $9.3 billion in hydrogen fuel-cell development

The Hyundai Motor Group, along with its suppliers, plans on spending $7.6 trillion ($9.3 billion) on hydrogen fuel-cell development and production upgrades. As part of its FCEV Vision 2030, unveiled overnight, the company aims to build 700,000 fuel-cell systems per year by 2030...


Hyundai Kona EV, Kia e-Niro range downgraded
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Hyundai Kona EV, Kia e-Niro range downgraded

The long-range Hyundai Kona EV has had its range downgraded on the WLTP test cycle, after the company discovered its external test agency hadn't followed the correct test procedure. Kia last week downgraded the range of its e-Niro for the same reason. The re-rating means the 39kWh Kona is rated for 289km instead of 300km, while the 64kWh model is officially good for 449km rather than the 470km initially promised...


2019 Kia 'Ceed SUV' spied
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2019 Kia 'Ceed SUV' spied

Photographers have snapped images of a mystery Kia crossover prototype doing rounds in Europe, believed to be based on the Ceed hatchback. In terms of size, the new Kia SUV slots between the Rio-based Stonic and the larger Sportage, making it around the same size as the Hyundai Kona and Ford Focus Active...


2020 Kia Soul, Soul EV officially revealed
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2020 Kia Soul, Soul EV officially revealed

Kia has bared its third-generation Soul, with a more aggressive new face, a higher-tech interior and the introduction of an electric model packing a 64kWh battery. On the outside, the new Soul is 4196mm long, 1800mm wide and 1600mm tall. Those dimensions largely mirror those of its predecessor, with an extra 259mm between the wheels helping deliver a more planted look...


2019 Kia Soul spied camouflage free
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2019 Kia Soul spied camouflage free

The next-generation Kia Soul has been spotted on the streets of Mexico City ahead of its debut this week at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show. These photos were taken by Donovan Ivan Bernal, and published on the Facebook page of Auto Dinamico. Apart from a bit of tape on the D-pillar and on the Kia badges, these low resolution pictures give us our first unobstructed look at the exterior of the third-generation Soul...


2018 Kia Cerato Sport automatic review
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2018 Kia Cerato Sport automatic review

The all-new Kia Cerato Sport is a value-for-money proposition, but how much sportiness is really infused into the 'Sport'?


Comparison: Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester
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Comparison: Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester

While we wait for the new-generation Toyota RAV4 to debut in Australia, it's worth taking a look at what's on offer right now. Which of these mid-sized SUVs should you consider? Let us help you decide!


2018 Medium SUV Mega Test
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2018 Medium SUV Mega Test

Mid-2018 marked another milestone moment in Australian new-car sales. The mid-sized SUV displaced the small car as Australia’s favourite vehicle type in June. It happened again in August, September and October. It was perhaps only inevitable after SUVs started outselling passenger cars in 2017...


2019 Kia Soul teased again ahead of November 28 reveal
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2019 Kia Soul teased again ahead of November 28 reveal

The third-generation Kia Soul has been teased (again) ahead of its debut at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show. The new Soul will be available with the choice of two four-cylinder petrol engines in the North American market: a naturally-aspirated 2.0-litre, and a turbocharged 1.6-litre. The latter can be paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission...


2019 Kia Soul teased again
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2019 Kia Soul teased again

Hyundai Motor Group, parent company of Hyundai and Kia, has issued a teaser for the new-generation Soul crossover on social media ahead of a full reveal at the Los Angeles motor show. After showing the new Soul's tail-light earlier this week, the manufacturer has now given us a glimpse at the sharper front end...


2019 Kia Soul teased
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2019 Kia Soul teased

The third-generation Kia Soul have been teased ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. The teaser image gives us a glimpse of the car's hindquarters, revealing the side of the new hockey-stick taillights, end of the roof rails, fuel filler cap, and part of the rear wheel arch...


Kia Australia announces 2019 AO Editions
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Kia Australia announces 2019 AO Editions

Kia Australia has announced a new trio of Australian Open Special Editions for the upcoming 2019 tennis grand slam, including the local debut of the crossover-styled Picanto X-Line. Introduced after unprecedented demand for the micro hatch, the Picanto X-Line trades the sporting look of the GT-Line for a more adventurous aesthetic, donning 15mm raised suspension, contrasting plastic cladding with skid plate-style treatments at the front and rear, along with unique 16-inch alloy wheels...


2018 Kia Sorento pricing and specs - UPDATE
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2018 Kia Sorento pricing and specs - UPDATE

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2018 Kia Sorento range have been announced this week, bringing a range of technology and equipment additions to the company's flagship SUV. UPDATE, 14/11/18: The Sorento range has been bolstered by the GT-Line V6 petrol from June 2018, which gets the same 206kW/336Nm 3...


Hyundai, Kia appoint former Bentley man as new design chief
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Hyundai, Kia appoint former Bentley man as new design chief

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Kia and Genesis, has reshuffled its management ranks with Chung Eui-sun, son of the current chairman, close to succeeding his father in the top job at the automaker. With Chung Eui-sun now able to exercise more day-to-day control at the Korean automaker, he has appointed Luc Donckerwolke as the company's chief design officer...


SEMA 2018: Kia Stinger cop car, Cerato drifter on tour
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SEMA 2018: Kia Stinger cop car, Cerato drifter on tour

Kia Australia's police-duty Stinger has debuted at this week's SEMA show in Las Vegas, where it would be used to showcase just how capable the Stinger could be as a police car not only in Oz, but anywhere in the world. Oh, and the wild Red Bull Forte (Cerato) drift car is also on show!


SEMA 2018: Manufacturers of the show
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SEMA 2018: Manufacturers of the show

Touring the floor at the 2018 SEMA show, the manufacturers have really taken to putting on a big show!


2018 Kia Sportage v Nissan X-Trail
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2018 Kia Sportage v Nissan X-Trail

The Kia Sportage and Nissan X-Trail are two of the market’s most popular medium-sized SUVs, owning a neat 20 per cent market share between them. What’s interesting about comparing this pair is the different approaches the respective brands have taken. The Kia prioritises visual appeal and a hint of sportiness, whereas the Nissan is all about maximising practicality for a growing family...


Queensland Police Kia Stinger on US tour
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Queensland Police Kia Stinger on US tour

The first police force in the world to use a Kia Stinger - Queensland Police - has allowed Kia Australia to bring one of its operational police cars to the mecca of mechanical performance and modification - SEMA 2018. There's good reason for it too...


Hyundai, Kia to fit cars with solar roof technology from 2019
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Hyundai, Kia to fit cars with solar roof technology from 2019

Hyundai and Kia have confirmed they will begin offering the option of a solar roof on select models from 2019. The first-generation system, which be available from next year, will feature a silicon photovoltaic solar array attached to a standard roof on hybrid cars. Under optimum conditions, Hyundai says the solar roof can recharge 58 per cent of a hybrid's battery on a summer's day, and around 30 per cent in winter...