2018 Kia Rio test drive

The 2018 Kia Rio is an all-new effort from the Korean car manufacturer. New in design and mechanical make up, but a repetitive concept. The plan for Kia has always been, give car buyers the most value for their money. The entry-level segment of the market has to be the most difficult to...

Alternative Energy Vehi...

Highlighting the growing number of hybrid, Electric EV or Hydrogen powered cars coming to market, the 2016 Toronto Auto Show featured a full slate of the industries offerings. On display were: Acura RLX Sport Hybrid The 2016 RLX Sport Hybrid is Acura’s flagship sedan and is equipped...

2015 Kia Soul EV, a fam...

The 2015 Kia Soul EV was the first fully electric vehicle I had driven. I had spent time in Hybrid vehicles and even some plug-in Hybrids. However, the prospect of relying solely on the electrons onboard to get you there and back was something I had never experienced before. Instead of...

2016 Kia Sorento first ...

Kia recently held the media launch for it’s 3rd generation mid-sized CUV, the 2016 Kia Sorento. The media drive was held at Mt Tremblant, Quebec. Not the usual warmer mid-winter programlocation such as Austin, Texas or Southern California (places you can usually count on for...

Montreal International ...

It’s been a while since I’ve been here in the middle of January. Now I remember why: It’s freezing in Montreal at this time of year! Thankfully, there’s a tunnel from my hotel to the Palais de Congress, so I don’t have to walk outside to get to the Montreal...

Kia Naimo electric conc...

The Kia Naimo electric concept car made its world premiere at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show on March 31, 2011. Naimo is derived from the Korean,word “Ne-mo”, (pronounced ‘Neh-mo’, meaning ‘square shape’). The Naimo is an electric crossover utility vehicle (CUV) and was penned by...

2011 KIA Optima SX: Ste...

How do you make an arena packed with A-list celebrities, NBA All-Stars, Professional athletes and their resident entourages stand-up and take notice? Well if you are the makers of the 2011 KIA Optima SX here’s how. You make a splash at NBA All-Star Weekend by having Blake Griffin...

2010 Kia Sorento SUV

The recipe for a compact crossover SUV has been pretty much cast in stone now. It needs to be car-based, available in front- or all-wheel drive, with four- or six-cylinder power, and suitable for soft-road use. The first-generation Kia Sorento, a tough body-on-frame truck design with real...