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Hyundai and Kia plan Android-based navigation systems for cars

Hyundai and Kia plan Android-based navigation systems for cars

Automotive manufacturers are rushing to include more and more technology inside vehicles to help keep drivers connected and going in the right direction. While some criticized modern vehicle infotainment systems as being a distraction, it's not stopping automotive manufacturers from cramming more and more tech inside the vehicles. Hyundai and Kia have announced that they intend to be the world's first automakers to use Android-based navigation systems in future models.

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2014 Kia Soul first drive

2014 Kia Soul first drive

Kia has revealed its second-generation Soul, the company's compact city car, with a more distinctive design, a bigger features list, and the promise of a more involving driving experience. Due to arrive in showrooms in Q4 2013, the new Soul has a stiffer chassis than the model it replaces, introduces a new engine, and even adds Android to the dashboard for better multimedia, navigation, and integration with your phone. Kia invited us down to try out the new 2014 Soul; read on for our first impressions.

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2014 Kia Sorento Justice League ebay auction exceeds $37,000

2014 Kia Sorento Justice League ebay auction exceeds $37,000

The Justice League might not normally show up to save the innocent in a crossover utility, but even Superman and Co. could be persuaded by a one-off Kia Sorento complete with custom Jim Lee artwork. The customized car is the eighth in a series of Justice League Super Heroes models Kia and DC Entertainment have produced. The first seven featured each of the seven heroes themselves - Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg - while this final model brings all of them together.

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Wonder Woman themed Kia Sportage unveiled in New York

Wonder Woman themed Kia Sportage unveiled in New York

Late last year Kia announced that it had teamed up with DC Entertainment to create some superhero themed cars that it would be unveiling at various auto shows. So far we have seen a Batman themed Optima SX Limited, a Flash themed Forte Koupe, an Aquaman Rio 5-door, a Cyborg Forte 5-door, and a Green Lantern Soul. Another new superhero-themed Kia has been unveiled at the New York Auto Show.

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Kia and DC Comics create a Superman car

Kia and DC Comics create a Superman car

DC Comics and Kia have both joined forces to bring you a crazy, and very detailed new car known as the “Optima Hybrid Superman One”. The Optima combined with the Superman details are supposed to emphasize that when you’re driving this car, you’re also saving the world, at least by reducing your carbon footprint. This car was on display a little over a week ago at The Jace Hall Show.

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