At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show today, Kia Motors America announced the addition of UVO Agent for compatible Kia vehicles, which allows Kia owners to interact with the Google Assistant on their phones or Google Home to execute a variety of remote commands. The Kia integration with the Google Assistant is now available for use in the following Kia vehicles with compatible UVO hardware; the 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid, Soul EV, Optima Plug-In Hybrid and K900. Continue reading
There was much movement among car brand as Consumer Report scrutinized this year’s car reliability data to see how the number compared with the 2016 survey findings. Rankings are based on the average Predicted Reliability Score for each brand’s model lineup.
This year, Kia moves up 2 points to claim the number 3 position just behind Toyota and Lexus. Kia’s average reliability score is 71, 11 points higher than the top-most average score. Consumer Report named the Niro hybrid crossover as the most reliable model in Kia’s lineup and the Sportage took the least reliable model spot. Continue reading
We’ve all heard the rumors and probably have seen the photos. This past February, Kia officially unveiled the all-new 2017 Kia Niro at the Chicago Auto Show, a brand new Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV) being added to the Kia line-up and becoming a member of Kia Motor’s “Green Car Roadmap” Continue reading