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Kia Telluride concept is a health-conscious luxury SUV

Kia Telluride concept is a health-conscious luxury SUV

With the North American International Auto Show or NAIAS well on the way, car makers all over the globe are rolling out their latest and greatest, both for future models as well as ideas for the future. Kia, of course, is straddling both. The new Telluride concept might not ever become an actual production model itself, but it might serve as the blueprint, if not the inspiration, for Kia's future SUV's. Taking design cues from the Sorento crossover, the Telluride expands to accommodate not just one row of passengers but also some health-oriented technology inside the cabin.

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2017 Kia Forte5 hatchback gets sportier look, more digital content

2017 Kia Forte5 hatchback gets sportier look, more digital content

At NAIAS 2016, alongside the Telluride concept SUV, Kia has unveiled this year's two new Forte models. While the 2017 Forte refreshes the car maker's sedan, both inside and out, the 2017 Forte5 give the hatchback a new look and some new tech to boot. Kia has endowed the upcoming Forte5 with design details found in the all new 2016 Optima, which adds a sleeker and bolder design to its distinctly European personality. Inside, Kia has also added a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and compatibility with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, opening up new worlds of digital content.

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2017 Kia Forte sedan boasts more changes under the hood

2017 Kia Forte sedan boasts more changes under the hood

Kia has refreshed its Forte lineup, both the Forte sedan and the Forte5 hatchback, which it is now showing off at the Detroit Auto Show. Like its hatchback sibling, the 2017 Forte is also given a sleeker design inspired by Kia's new 2016 Optima. However, they say that looks can be deceiving and that is very much true here, with the 2017 Forte hiding far more changes and new features than the eye can see, as well as a new trim option to satisfy sportier drivers.

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Kia’s making self-driving cars more human: I went for a ride

Kia’s making self-driving cars more human: I went for a ride

Autonomous driving is often spoken of in absolutist terms: cars either drive themselves, or they don't. In reality, there's a huge technological grey area that occupies the space between those two poles, and at least for the foreseeable future, it's this undiscovered country that is going to play the biggest role in the eventual transition to self-driving landscape.

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Kia unveils new Cadenza (K7) set for 2016 launch

Kia unveils new Cadenza (K7) set for 2016 launch

Kia has unveiled the new Cadenza sedan that is known as the K7 in Korea. The Cadenza will go on sale in overseas markets outside Korea in 2016. Exactly which overseas markets the car will be offered in is unknown. Kia says that the new Cadenza maintains the image of the current model with more defined lines and a wider and lower stance.

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2017 Kia Sportage available with 241hp turbo four and all-wheel drive

2017 Kia Sportage available with 241hp turbo four and all-wheel drive

Kia has unveiled the all-new 2017 Kia Sportage at the LA Auto Show. The new Sportage has a much stiffer structure, new suspension, and advanced driver assistance systems. The Sportage is offered with intelligent AWD systems and a slew of new driver assistive tech inside. The driver assistance and safety features include autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, blind spot detection, and rear cross traffic alert.

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2016 Kia Optima First Drive

2016 Kia Optima First Drive

Fourteen years ago, Kia was last on J.D. Power's quality survey; today, it's second behind Porsche. That's a big deal, but what does it have to do with the new 2016 Optima? Turns out, pretty much everything, inside and out. It's Kia's best-selling vehicle for the past three consecutive years, not to mention its first model to top the 150,000 yearly sales mark, with demand up 480-percent versus 2010.

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Kia’s chopped and dropped custom quartet hits SEMA 2015

Kia’s chopped and dropped custom quartet hits SEMA 2015

A mobile photo editing studio with slide-out seating, a mud-loving off-road buggy, and a sensible sedan turned chopped custom: Kia has gone a little crazy for SEMA 2015. The Korean car company, celebrating its fourteen year rise from the bottom of the J.D. Power rankings to its current spot in second place - just behind Porsche, fact-fans - has brought a quartet of new one-offs to the annual custom car show in Las Vegas, some more ridiculous than others.

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Kia reveals wild 2016 Optima convertible at SEMA

Kia reveals wild 2016 Optima convertible at SEMA

Kia has unveiled a car that it will be showing off at SEMA and it may be a bit too crazy for a lot of SEMA show car fans. The car started life as a normal 2016 Optima and they had its top removed for some open air cruising. Kia says that to make up for the loss of rigidity, the car has extra steel reinforcements to keep the body ridged.

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