Kia cee’d in Europe
Designed, engineered and manufactured in Europe, for sale exclusively in Europe, the Kia cee’d is a genuine contender for top class honours in the C-segment. The cee’d was the first Kia vehicle to achieve a 5-Star EuroNCAP crash safety rating and since launch, Kia has sold more than 230,000 examples across Western Europe.
Kia Motors Europe
Kia Motors Europe is the European sales, marketing, and service arm of Kia Motors Corporation. With its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, it covers 32 markets in Europe.
About Kia Motors Corporation
Kia Motors Corporation (www.kia.com) – a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart – was founded in 1944 and is Korea’s oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles. As part of the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, Kia aims to become one of the world’s premier automotive brands. More than 1.4 million vehicles a year are produced at 13 manufacturing and assembly operations in nine coun-tries. These vehicles are sold and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering 172 countries.
Kia today has more than 40,000 employees and annual revenues of almost US$17 billion.
It is the major sponsor of the Australian Tennis Open.
Kia is also an official automotive partner of FIFA – the governing body of the FIFA World Cup – as well as a EUROTOP partner of UEFA.
Kia Motors Corporation’s brand slogan – ‘The Power to Surprise’ – represents the company’s global commitment to surpassing customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation.
PR Manager Europe
Tel +49 69 850 928 357
Kia Motors Europe GmbH
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 11, 60486 Frankfurt, Germany.
Tel +49 69 850 928 352
Fax +49 69 850 928 399
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The all-new Kia Soul urban crossover has been awarded a 5-Star safety rating (the maximum score) in the latest Euro NCAP crash test results published today (Wednesday). The Soul’s safety ratings* – with scores of 87% for Adult Occupant Protection, 86% for Child Protection and 86% for Safety Assist equipment – place the Kia among the safest B-Segment sized family cars.
The newest model in Kia’s expanding line-up, the exciting Kia Soul urban crossover, is beating the current economic gloom and is already attracting thousands of new customers to Kia showrooms all across Europe. Although Soul has only been fully on sale since January, Soul sales in Europe have already passed the 5,000 mark this year and are running at a level 13% higher than Kia predicted.
Manager Product Communications