What’s New at Kia

September 15th, 2022 by
Kia Dealers Meeting

Last week, Steve Appelbaum, General Manager attended the Kia National Dealer Meeting in Las Vegas. This annual event gives dealers a firsthand look at new vehicles and insights from corporate leadership.   What new and exciting things does Kia have on the horizon? Here are Steve’s thoughts: 2023 Telluride – Refreshed and improved with new X-Pro trim is…

Customer Satisfaction with EV Apps

May 26th, 2022 by

Customer satisfaction with EV Apps was recently evaluated by J.D. Power who conducted the U.S. OEM EV App Benchmark Survey. The study found the user experience lacking. “For the most part, owners are still very dissatisfied with the functionality and speed of the EV apps that are on the market,” said Jason Norton, senior manager of global automotive…

Matte Paint Care Instructions

May 10th, 2022 by
MATTE PAINT

Kia entered the luxury paint world which means matte paint and matte paint means special care instructions.  Many luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes offer special paints to create unique, exclusive looks. Matte paint finishes are usually only offered on specific upgraded models. The 2022 Kia EV6 and the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid offer…

Save Money at the Pump

April 13th, 2022 by

Kia’s ever-expanding lineup of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles makes it easy to save money at the pump. Niro Hybrid— Modern hybrid technology with a sleek new look, bringing the efficiency of a hybrid to a fun-to-drive crossover. (50 combined MPG) Niro PHEV–Plug into a drive that bridges the gap between hybrid and fully…

EV Charging at Kia Country

March 3rd, 2022 by
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EV charging has arrived at Kia Country. This is at least our third blog post on EVs and EV charging. Because EV charging is so top of mind and a popular topic revolving around any EV discussion. We now have fully operational Level 2 and Level 3 chargers at the dealership.  The Level 2 charger…

Kia News Factoids

March 2nd, 2022 by
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See below for the latest Kia News Factoids. In the midst of a pandemic, historic inflation, surging fuel prices, and Russian aggression; Kia America is still moving forward.  Still considered by many a “challenger” brand, they are setting the pace for growth and product development across the US and the world. Kia is the first…

Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022

December 20th, 2021 by

Goodbye, 2021 We look forward to saying goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022. It’s an annual rite of passage. This year was marked by industry-wide inventory shortages.  We faced challenges in both service and sales. It’s difficult to repair cars when you can’t get the parts and it’s difficult to sell cars when your…

Electrifying Debuts

November 18th, 2021 by
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Kia’s Groundbreaking Moves Kia took three bold steps towards its all-electric future with three groundbreaking moves this week. Attendees at the Los Angeles Auto Show and AutoMobility LA were stunned by the brand’s latest achievements. The introduction of the EV9 all-electric SUV concept offers insights into future directions and embodies a commitment to sustainability. Kia’s…

Kia National Dealer Meeting

September 28th, 2021 by

Last week, Steve Appelbaum, Kia Country of Charleston, General Manager attended the Kia National Dealer Meeting in Las Vegas. This annual event gives dealers a firsthand look at new vehicles and insights from corporate leadership. This year’s event focused on how Kia is leading the movement to EV’s and how they are transforming the brand…

Electric Car Tax Credits

July 13th, 2021 by

Is it true I can get an income tax credit for purchasing an electric car? All electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles purchased new in 2010 or later may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7500. Are there any state tax credits available? Each state is different. In South Carolina, there…

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