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Geneva Motor Show cancelled due to Covid-19

News broke late last week that the Geneva Motor Show  was being cancelled due to Covid-19, or Coronavirus. The Swiss government has banned all large scale events until the virus has been brought under control and the motor show has been caught up in the ban. That’s a real shame as we won’t get to […]

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Kia announces new transmission with predictive shifting

Kia and Hyundai have been working on a new type of transmission that can predict the next change depending on road conditions, speed and traffic. Called the ‘Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System’, the new setup could change how cars change gear forever. This isn’t the first time the Korean automakers have tried […]

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2020 Kia Niro Hybrid

The 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid has had a mid-cycle refresh bringing the excellent little crossover up to date. Unveiled at the LA Auto Show, the new version has some new design detailing that makes it stand out even further than before. It’s a modest update but Kia has done the Niro proud. The 2020 Kia […]

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This is what the 2021 Kia Optima could look like

I mentioned the 2021 Kia Optima a couple of weeks ago when Kia said they would be showcasing the K5 in Korea. Well, they did and we now have a good look at what the North American version of the Optima could look like. If you haven’t guessed, Kia calls the Optima the K5 in […]

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Kia Futuron Concept

You can tell it will soon be the auto show season. Automakers everywhere are showing off concepts or teasing new models and Kia is just one of them. The Korean automaker has shown another potential future car in the Kia Futuron Concept. In what is very obviously a concept that is nowhere near ready for […]

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Gas prices changing the way Canadians view their cars

The increase in gas prices has not been welcomed by anyone over the past few months and is now starting to change our behaviour and how we plan our journeys and even our summer road trip vacations.   A piece over at Auto123.com mentioned a survey commissioned by Toyota that looked at how the gas […]

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Kia teasing new compact SUV

Kia have released two teaser sketches of a new compact SUV they are planning to unveil this summer. The sketches don’t give much away but if the production models resemble it, the new model should be very popular indeed!   This is going to be a global release, so everywhere Kia has a presence should […]

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Kia teases new EV

Kia have released a teaser image of a new electric vehicle ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Kia is one of the many automakers releasing teasers ahead of the show in what is becoming the normal order of things, to whet our appetite in advance of the main course at the show. The new EV […]

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Kia getting ready to off road with the Telluride?

The Kia range of vehicles covers most things. There are sedans, hatchbacks, crossovers and SUVs. There is even a luxury cruiser in the K900. What the lineup doesn’t have is a dedicated off roader. Something to challenge the Jeep Wrangler or Grand Cherokee. That might be changing with the Korean automaker’s latest hints. Fresh from […]

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Kia to show four new vehicles at Montreal next week

Kia is planning to show four new cars at the Montreal Auto Show next week. Even though Detroit is running right now, we are already looking forward to our own motor show when one of our favourite automakers has a stand. They have said they will be showing new versions of the Soul, Soul EV, […]

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