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    Chicago: Superman-inspired Kia Optima Hybrid helps those affected by drought and famine in Africa
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    Kia, DC Entertainment and Super Street magazine worked as a team to develop this one-of-a-kind Superman-themed Optima Hybrid that made its debut at the Chicago Auto Show today. The joint effort is designed to raise awareness for DC Entertainment's "We Can Be Heroes" campaign, a charitable relief effort to bring help and hope to people affected by drought ...

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    Chicago: Superman-themed Kia Optima Hybrid definitely not faster than a speeding bullet
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    The Justice League of America's garage is filling up quickly, with Kia and DC Entertainment unveiling its sixth of eight super hero-inspired vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show today. The vehicles are being used to raise awareness for DC Entertainment's "We Can Be Heroes" giving campaign. The latest Kia to get the super hero treatment is the Optima Hybrid, ...

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    Official: Meet the safest cars of 2013
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual list of Top Safety Picks, an award that highlights automobiles it says offer "superior crash protection." A new and still more significant award, the Top Safety Pick+ honor, is given to those vehicles that earn good ratings for occupant protection in four out of five areas of ...

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    Official: Kia transforms five Justice League inspired models for Heroes charity
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    Following up on the dark and sinister Batman Optima that we saw revealed in New York City a while back, Kia has come to SEMA with a selection of super hero-inspired cars for your viewing pleasure. DC Entertainment has offered up its well known Justice League cast of characters for Kia-fication. Flash has lent his livery to a Kia Forte Koup, Green Lantern ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Kia Optima SX Limited
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    Despite the fact that it just went on sale, I've been seeing the 2013 Ford Fusion on the road for quite some time now. I live less than 10 miles (16 km) from Ford's world headquarters, and thus, seeing prototypes and pre-production cars on the street isn't an uncommon occurrence. It's pretty, the new Fusion. But while some folks are quick to say that the ...

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    Official: Batman-inspired Kia Optima concept headed for Gotham reveal
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    DC Entertainment is leading a charity campaign called "We Can Be Heroes" to raise awareness of hunger in The Horn of Africa. With help from artist Jim Lee and Rides magazine, Kia has joined the Justice League with a Batman-themed Optima SX apparently inspired by the Dark Knight's darkest nights. Looking like Batman went to SEMA, a set of coilovers gets ...

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    Rumormill: Is Kia considering a diesel Optima for North America?
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    If we had a dollar for every time we read a headline that said, "[insert automaker here] considering a diesel for North America," we'd have a pretty sizable stack of dollar bills ya'll. So why, then, is this story of particular interest? After the website Efficient Automobile wrote about the possibility of Kia offering a diesel-powered Optima here in ...

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    Video: Kia teammates ruin 1-2 finish in Pirelli World Challenge race
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    Kia had a bright start to the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge season, capturing its first podium in the series earlier this month with a solid third place finish at the Streets of Long Beach. It looked like Kia was going to build on that momentum this past weekend when its two Optima race cars found themselves in a 1-2 position with just a few laps left in ...

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    Breaking: Kia takes Georgia plant offline after supplier fire
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    Kia is shutting down the lines at its West Point, GA, factory today, after a fire struck a nearby parts supplier. According to Reuters, the Kia plant will be closed for two days, with production scheduled to resume on Wednesday morning. Kia builds its Optima sedan and Sorento crossover at the Georgia facility, and it also provides its corporate cousin ...

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    Video: Kia Optima attempts dunk over Blake Griffin
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    NBA basketball fans who watched last year's slam dunk contest on All-Star Weekend saw a spectacular dunk by Blake Griffin over a Kia Optima, with an assist from former teammate Baron Davis, who passed Griffin the ball through the sedan's moonroof. To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the dunk, Kia commissioned a spoof to run on Funny or Die. The spot ...