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2011 New York Auto Show: Kia Hamsters Take Top Honors From Nielsen

2011 New York Auto Show: Kia Hamsters Take Top Honors From Nielsen

The 2011 New York Auto Show has been full of surprises in new car announcements, but as we mentioned earlier this week the auto show has more than just announcements—they also have awards. Nielsen, a respected name in the advertising industry and responsible for rating and measuring the... read more

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Ford B-Max Concept

Green Car Roundup: Production Cars At 2011 Geneva Motor Show

This year's Geneva Motor Show was absolutely crammed with concept cars. But amidst all the outrageous styling and one-of-a-kind features, several important production cars... read more March 3, 2011 by 1

2011 Kia Sportage

2011 Kia Sportage EX Review: A Sport Beaut?

Kia's Sportage spec sheet is loaded with abbreviations: AWD, ABS, TCS, ESC, DBC, HAC, and ROPS. The latter letters stand for rollover protection system. It's just one of the... read more January 16, 2011 by 1

2011 Kia Optima

Success or Failure: 2011 Kia Optima Goes Turbo

There is no doubt that the folks driving Kia today have a sense of humor. There is also no doubt that they have an agenda to get noticed by consumers and go head to head with... read more December 27, 2010 by 0

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Details

Kia has been on a roll lately. The younger, lower-priced sibling of Korean car colossus Hyundai has received rave reviews for the styling, features, and general competence of... read more November 19, 2010 by 4

Kia Forte Hybrid Concept

Kia Teases 2012 Forte Hybrid Concept at SEMA Custom Show

One of the joys of the huge, splashy, raucous SEMA show in Las Vegas is seeing what manufacturers toss up in the air to show off. Kia brought several customized cars, one of... read more November 3, 2010 by 0

Kia Soul Flex

Kia Soul Flex Is Korea’s First Flex-Fuel Vehicle

At this week’s 2010 Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil Kia has taken the wraps off its new Soul Flex hatchback, which the automaker claims is the first vehicle of its kind... read more October 29, 2010 by 0

2012 Chevrolet Aveo Hatchback

It's a B-Car Baby Boom for 2012

If there was one good thing that came out of the gas price spike of 2008 and subsequent fuel economy regulations, it's that it encouraged more automakers to offer B-segment... read more October 19, 2010 by 1

1997 Geo Metro LSi

Keep the Used Car, Buy a New One Or Try Pre-Owned?

Lately, I have been giving a lot of thought to the situation of having a late model vehicle that seems to be getting long in the tooth. The question is: When do you make the... read more May 31, 2010 by 0

SoundRacer V-10

Now, For Your Fuel-Efficient Little Green Car, V-8 Sound!

If you drive a small car or, heaven forfend, a hybrid or a clean-diesel, you may have heard the jokes. And the jibes. "Hey, Mister, how many rubber bands that thing have?"... read more March 11, 2010 by 4

Kia Ray plug-in hybrid concept car

Ray Concept Gives Kia Credibility Boost In Green Segment

When you think of environmental leaders in the automotive industry, Kia probably isn’t the first company that comes to mind. However, at the Chicago Auto Show Kia revealed... read more February 11, 2010 by 0

2010 Kia Ray Concept Teaser, to be introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Previews Plug-In Hybrid Concept To Debut at Chicago Show

With the 2010 Detroit Auto Show behind us, we're fast coming up on the Chicago Auto Show, which starts February 10.  Now we've gotten our first teaser image, for the Kia Ray... read more January 21, 2010 by 0

2010 Kia Rio

Kia UVO Voice-Controlled System To Launch in 2010

Ford has enjoyed having an exclusive deal with Microsoft for the North American market for the Microsoft Auto Platform that powers the Ford Sync voice-activated entertainment... read more December 30, 2009 by 0

2010 Kia Soul 5dr Wagon Auto Sport Angular Front Exterior View

Kia Soul 1.6-Liter Is Sure To Be a Hard Find

The 2010 Kia Soul first entered my purview back in April of this year when I finally got to experience one in the flesh—err sheet metal—on the 2009 Green Car Convoy... read more December 27, 2009 by 2

2011 Mazda2

2011 Mazda2 Subcompact To Launch At Los Angeles Auto Show

We previewed the upcoming 2011 Mazda2 subcompact a couple of months ago, but now we have more details, along with photos of its updated styling. The five-door hatchback will... read more November 23, 2009 by 6

2010 Kia Soul

Why Small Is a Four Letter Word In the American Automotive Market

Recently, AutoPacific released the results of a research study that focused on American buyers and their hesitation to think small when it comes to the automobiles that they... read more September 13, 2009 by 0



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