Kia Sorento 2013

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Weston, Florida ? After participating in Kia?s hypermiling contest earlier this year, we decided as long as we are in Florida, we might as well spend a little more quality time before heading back to the Northwest. We borrowed a Kia Sorento and headed out to the new community of…

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Mudfest – Part 2

By Bill and Barbara Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Here?s a list of the Family SUVs with basic information…

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Kia Already Expanding Georgia Plant

With U.S. Kia sales up by 45 percent through May 2011, the company is running out of production capacity.? The West Point Georgia plant is currently building 300,000 vehicles a year using two shifts and working every other Saturday.? To meet customer demand, Kia Motors of America officials announced a $100 million expansion plan to…

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