U.S. regulators are opening a probe into why some airbags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes — including one in Canada — that reportedly resulted in four fatalities and another six injuries.
Kia Canada Inc. turned south of the border to find its new president and CEO, tapping Kyle Lee for the job.
Kia Motors said SeugKyu (Sean) Yoon, its top executive in Canada, has been named CEO of Kia Motors America.
Kia is redrawing the third-generation Forte compact sedan — the automaker’s most popular vehicle in Canada in 2017 — with a sporty, Stingerlike overhaul.
Kia Canada is recalling 22,205 Fortes because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released and the car could shift into gear without putting a foot on the brake.
Kia and Alfa Romeo have for the first time ever been named finalists for the North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards. The nine vehicles still in the running for the 2018 awards also include two chances for Honda to extend its winning streak to a third consecutive year.
Kia's Stinger sport sedan is available in only two trims in Canada, and both come with standard all-wheel drive. The car starts at $45,755, including shipping.
Kia Canada is recalling about 26,000 Soul compact crossovers to repair loose steering assemblies that may not have been properly fixed during two earlier recalls.
Kia Canada is recalling more than 43,000 Soul compact crossovers to repair seat heaters that could burn occupants.
The entry level LX MT model, with a 1.6-litre, six-speed manual transmission, will start at $16,555, including delivery charge.