Tag: Kia

First Kia Red Cube in Malaysia

First Kia Red Cube in Malaysia

Official opening of the Kia Red Cube in Malaysia coincided with launch of all-new Kia Optima K5 Motorists travelling along the Federal Highway in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, will have noticed a distinctive red and white building along the stretch that is akin to an auto boulevard. The building is the […]

Kia Optima K5

Kia Optima K5

It’s taken a while to get to Malaysia but it’s finally here – the all-new Kia Optima K5. Launched in Korea in April 2010, it’s been slowly introduced in many countries but limited supply has prevented NazaKia Malaysia from launching the car earlier, so it has had to soldier on […]

Kia Ray EV

Kia Ray EV

  Kia Motors introduces Korea’s first electric vehicle this morning with the launch of the new Kia Ray EV. For sale only in the Korean market, the Ray EV is a close relative of Kia’s 1.0-litre Ray CUV which went on sale in Korea last month. It has generally similar […]

Kia Optima K5 launch on Dec 27

Kia Optima K5 launch on Dec 27

  Naza Kia Malaysia will finish off 2011 with the launch of its fourth model this year, the all-new Kia Optima, on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. The launch will be at the first Kia Red Cube in Malaysia located in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, alongside the Federal Highway.  The long-awaited Kia […]

Hyundai offers longest warranty for hybrids

Hyundai offers longest warranty for hybrids

In the late 1990s, when Hyundai Motor made a return to the American market after a disastrous earlier entry in 1985 (the company was forced to pull out after a year when sales fell by 50% due to poor build quality) it had to win back customers who were not […]

Kia Ray – only for Korean market

Kia Ray – only for Korean market

Kia has released official images of the all-new Ray compact vehicle which it says will be sold only in Korea. Though the name sounds like that of a hybrid prototype which has been displayed by Kia before, this is actually an entirely different model. The Ray is a city car […]

Free Forte for visitor at roadshow

Free Forte for visitor at roadshow

It’s not often that you get a free car just by testing it but for Mohd Ismail Ibrahim from Kuala Lumpur, it was his lucky day when he did that at the Test Drive Kia On Tour 2011. His entry was among the 9,000+ which had been submitted during the […]

Naza plant passes 150,000 mark after 7 years

Naza plant passes 150,000 mark after 7 years

Naza Automotive Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (NAM), the manufacturing arm of the Naza Group, rolled out its 150,000th vehicle today, 7 years after the first unit – a Naza Ria, was produced in August 2004. The 150,000th unit was a Naza Forte 1.6SX. “NAM has indeed come a long way since […]

Kia Optima Hybrid sets Guinness World Record

Kia Optima Hybrid sets Guinness World Record

A Kia model is now listed in the Guinness World Records as achieving the best fuel consumption for a hybrid petrol vehicle. The model is the Optima Hybrid which was driven 12,717 kms across 48 states in the USA and used fuel at a rate of 64.55 USmpg – equivalent […]

Kia 4–door sports sedan concept for Frankfurt

Kia 4–door sports sedan concept for Frankfurt

At the coming Frankfurt Motorshow in September, Kia will reveal its distinctive new design direction with a concept model. Described as ‘powerful, dynamic and forward-looking’, Kia’s latest concept car is a rear-wheel drive 4-door, 4-seater sports sedan with sleek and muscular proportions. “No matter from which perspective you look at […]