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    Report: Act Surprised: Hyundai, Kia sued over inflated fuel mileage ratings
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    You knew this was coming. Shortly after Hyundai and Kia admitted that their internal processes for calculating fuel economy were flawed, resulting in a major program to compensate drivers for lower-than-advertised fuel mileage numbers and the re-rating of a large per centage of the two-headed Korean automaker's vehicles, we have word of a lawsuit. There ...

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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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    Official: Kia to offer limited edition 2013 Rio 5-Door SX with manual gearbox
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    Up until now, if you wanted the top-of-the-line version of the Kia Rio 5-Door, you could only get it with the six-speed automatic transmission. But now, Kia has now announced a limited run of six-speed manual-equipped hatchbacks. That means that Rio 5-Door buyers no longer have to decide between a row-your-own gearbox and features like the UVO ...

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    Video: Watch stunter Julien Dupont rip his way through Rio de Janeiro
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    There are literally thousands of videos on YouTube highlighting riders performing all manners of mind-bending stunts on motorcycles. Most of them merit a passing glance and little more. The video you'll see after the break, featuring French trials rider Julien Dupont, is an exception. You really should watch this video from start to finish. Brought to us ...

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    Report: Kia start/stop system delayed due to poor feedback from media
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    The come-hither 2012 Kia Rio has been bolting off dealer lots for obvious reasons that go beyond its $13,795 price. One of its noteworthy features for the North American market, especially for the segment, is stop/start, which Kia calls ISG for Idle, Stop & Go. Media feedback, however, has convinced Kia that ISG is not quite ready for prime time, so ...

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    Kia partners with Antenna mag for retro surf-themed Rio
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    Kia has teamed up with Antenna magazine to create a special surf-themed concept for this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas. The publication turned its attention to the 2012 Kia Rio 5-Door. With a special sunset-metallic paint, custom gold wheels and a wooden front splitter, there's no mistaking the machine as a run-of-the-mill Rio. Inside, the vehicle has ...

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    Official: Kia expands racing program with Rio-based B-spec race car
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    Of all the things that you could call a Kia, "racy" isn't the one that jumps first to mind. But the budget-oriented Korean automaker has been competing in Grand-Am, and is stepping things up (or down) a notch with the racer you see here. Built for the B-Spec showroom stock class, this Rio five-door has been fitted with the requisite safety features (like ...

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    2012 Kia Rio 5-Door [w/video]
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    Fun And Efficiency Without Glaring Faults It is amusing conversation when Kia executives discuss their relationship with Hyundai. Kia Motors Corp. is partly owned by Hyundai Motor Company. As a result, the two share platforms, powertrains and an impressive research and development center in Namyang, Korea. But that is where the cooperation ends and the ...

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    Video: Video: 2012 Mini Coupe makes its motion picture debut
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    The 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe is hot off the presses, with unique sheet metal, upgraded power numbers and a promise to become the fastest production Mini on the market. We can live with that, and Mini is hoping coupe shoppers can, too. To kick of the latest ride in the Mini stable, the advertising team came up with a fun little video with the tagline ...

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    Official: 2012 Kia Sorento gets 2.4L GDI engine, UVO infotainment
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    The 2012 Kia Sorento will be available with the company's hands-free UVO infotainment system, and its brand-spanking new GDI direct-injection four-cylinder engine. With those new features, the big Kia crossover can really dance with the big guns from the likes of Ford. Other available options include Kia's YES Essential seat treatment, which makes the ...