Edmunds compares Jeep Grand Cherokee L and Kia Telluride
Jeep’s Grand Cherokee has long been a solid choice for shoppers looking for an upscale and rugged SUV. It kicks off the model’s full redesign and debuts a third-row seat, something the Grand Cherokee has never had. Among the best is the 2021 Kia Telluride.news.yahoo.com
Kia recalls vehicles a 2nd time, owners should park outside
Kia is recalling more than 440,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. for a second time to fix a problem that can cause engine fires. The same vehicles were recalled last year because brake fluid can leak into a control computer, causing an electrical short. Owners will get recall notification letters starting July 2.news.yahoo.com
Amber Alert canceled after 8-month-old abducted as vehicle stolen in Dolton: state police
The Amber Alert was issued after Braiden was abducted just after 7:30 a.m. at 1320 Sibley Blvd., according to an Illinois State Police alert. Braiden was sitting in his car seat in the back of a black 2021 Kia when a Black male drove off, heading north on Lincoln Avenue.chicagotribune.com
Kia recalls 308,000 vehicle’s due to potential fire hazard
Kia is issuing a recall for nearly 308,000 SUVs and sedans that could catch fire. The recall includes some Sportages made between 2017 and 2021 and Cadenzas built between 2017 and 2019. There’s a risk that some of the electronics under the hood could short circuit resulting in overheating and a fire. Kia will notify the owners of affected vehicles by mail beginning April 30th. You can also go to NHTSA and enter your VIN to find out if your car is included in the recall.
JD Power says Lexus is most dependable auto brand, ranks Tesla 30th out of 33
The three most dependable auto brands in the U.S. are now Lexus, Porsche and Kia, according to a new J.D. Power study. Tesla, which was profiled for the first time in this year's vehicle dependability study, came in 30th out of 33 automakers. Power study included 756 Tesla respondents from 35 different states including major markets with comparably warm weather like Florida and Texas. While Tesla rated unofficially low on the dependability survey, it unofficially topped J.D.cnbc.com
18-year-old man faces murder, carjacking charges after 3-hour crime spree on Northwest Side and Elmwood Park, police say
Six minutes later, the three drove to a gas station at 2001 N. Pulaski Road, prosecutors said. They pulled up to a pump next to a Kia with a woman inside. The juvenile tapped his gun on the women’s head and ordered her out while Abston pointed his gun at the woman’s boyfriend, who was leaving the gas station. Abston and the juvenile got into the Kia and drove away as the other adult offender drove the Equinox. The carjacking was caught on surveillance video.chicagotribune.com
Lawndale chase, shooting and crash now a triple homicide
The pursuit continued south and then west on Roosevelt Road when someone in the Equinox began firing shots at the Kia, hitting Baker and causing the Kia to hit a parked car near the intersection of Laramie Avenue and Roosevelt, according to police.chicagotribune.com
Have you seen this car? Police searching after man shot, killed in midday shooting in east Houston
Vehicle Houston police say was used in a deadly shooting in Houston. Houston police said the shooter drove up in this vehicle, got out of it and then shot Brandon Bernard. It all happened on in the 200 block of Owens Street around 12:20 p.m. on Monday, police said. The driver who investigators shot the 28-year-old is described by Houston police as a “Black male with dreadlocks having red tips.”He then fled in the gray, four-door Kia. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Georgia's governor says some shuttered businesses can reopen Friday
Brian Kemp on Monday rolled out aggressive plans to reopen the state's economy, saying many businesses shuttered to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus may reopen their doors as early as Friday. Kemp announced that gyms, hair salons, bowling alleys and tattoo parlors are among businesses that may reopen Friday as long as owners follow strict social distancing and hygiene requirements. State Rep. David Clark, a Buford Republican, posted statements online Friday saying it's "time for Georgia and America to reopen for business." "If we continue on the path we are headed down, we will totally destroy not only the U.S. economy, but also the world economy," he said. About 40 workers at Kia's Georgia plant Monday began making face shields to help offset a shortage of protective gear for medical workers and first responders.cnbc.com
Review: The Kia Telluride is the best three-row SUV on sale
2020 Kia Telluride SUV Mack Hogan | CNBCKia's first attempt at giving the American marked a three-row SUV didn't work so well. 2020 Kia Telluride SUV Mack Hogan | CNBCThe goodThe formula for making a good family crossover is simple. 2020 Kia Telluride SUV Mack Hogan | CNBCFinally, note that the Hyundai Palisade is essentially the same SUV underneath. 2020 Kia Telluride SUV Mack Hogan | CNBCFinal thoughtsThe Kia Telluride is not revolutionary because it does anything new. 2020 Kia Telluride SUV Mack Hogan | CNBCRatings:cnbc.com
The best cars to buy for 2020, according to Kelley Blue Book
The best cars to buy for 2020, according to Kelley Blue Book The list includes top cars from Kia, Ford and AudiThe Ford F-150 was named as one of KBB's best cars to buy for 2020. >>> Click through the gallery to see which other vehicles made KBB's list of top cars to buy for 2020. The Ford F-150 was named as one of KBB's best cars to buy for 2020. >>> Click through the gallery to see which other vehicles made KBB's list of top cars to buy for 2020. Photo: David Zalubowski, STF / Associated Press Photo: David Zalubowski, STF / Associated Press Image 1 of / 23 Caption Close The best cars to buy for 2020, according to Kelley Blue Book 1 / 23 Back to GalleryThe automotive research company Kelley Blue Book has announced its 2020 Best Buy Award winners, which names several top car brands as best models across 16 different categories.chron.com
Kia Niro EV shoots for 200-plus-mile range
LAS VEGAS – Kia showed off a new all-electric SUV concept Monday that it hopes will have a range of 238 miles on a single charge. That number is significant since, just a few years ago, mass-production electric vehicles were doing well if they hit 100 miles on a single charge. Full Screen 1 / 9 2018 Kia Niro EV ConceptFor Kia, the concept vehicle unveiled this week at CES in Las Vegas is called the Niro EV Concept. It also has a light-up panel instead of the traditional air intake, since electric cars don't need as much cooling ability as traditional gasoline-powered cars. 2018 Kia Niro EV ConceptThe company's YouTube channel also has a video touting other future-minded ideas, like separate sound zones for front and rear passengers, a touchscreen interface integrated into the steering wheel and technology to make the pillars on the sides of the windshield seem transparent.