Kia Begins Georgia Production of EV9

June 3rd, 2024 by

Kia’s Westpoint Georgia assembly plant has officially begun its production of the EV9. This makes the 3-row electric SUV the first electric vehicle assembled in Georgia. This milestone also unlocks tax incentives for EV9 buyers that can only apply to electric vehicles manufactured within the United States. Buyers can qualify for a credit of up…

Electric Vehicle Myths and Facts

May 16th, 2024 by

Even with the rapid advancements in Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, we’re still in the early days, particularly regarding their acceptance and understanding by consumers around the world. Shifting to a completely different fuel source can be an intimidating idea, so naturally many myths have been formed about Electric Vehicles. Furthermore, many of these myths perpetuate…

Kia to Recycle 55-Ton Plastic Haul in Vehicles

September 5th, 2023 by

Kia will be utilizing a recycled 55-ton haul of plastic recovered from the Pacific Ocean in its new EV models. The record-breaking haul was reclaimed by Kia’s global partner, The Ocean Cleanup. This comes as part of a seven-year partnership established in April 2022 as part of Kia’s transformation into a leading force in the…

Kia President Shares Thoughts on Recent EV Efforts

August 31st, 2023 by

As the race to lead the electric vehicle (EV) market in America stretches on, Kia is making strides to claim a top spot. With the launch of the EV6 crossover in 2022, Kia America held the second-place spot for EV sales during most of the year. It’s no coincidence that in 2022, 60% of Kia…

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…

Three Niro Models

July 8th, 2021 by

Kia offers three distinct Niro models. 2021 Kia Niro Hybrid 2021 Kia Niro PHEV 2020 Kia Niro EV The Niro comes in a trio of engine options. What is the difference between a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle? A hybrid vehicle is a gas-first engine. The lithium-ion battery is charged by the operation of…

Kia and Earth Day

April 18th, 2019 by
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Kia and Earth Day Earth Day, held annually on April 22 is celebrated in 193 countries to promote environmental awareness and protection of the planet. Kia Motors is recognized as a leading green brand globally for its long-standing commitment to the environment. Kia Motors and its sister company Hyundai Motor manufacture a broad selection of…

Make Earth Day Count

April 18th, 2018 by
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Make Earth Day Count. On Saturday, April 22, Earth Day will be celebrated around the globe. This annual event celebrates the environment and raises public awareness about pollution. Kia Motors is a Top 50 Global Green brand that is committed eco-management as part of its core brand management strategy. Kia has proven itself a leader…

2017 Kia Country Highlights

December 28th, 2017 by
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These are our 2017  Kia Country highlights. It was a year marked by triumph for Kia and one that made us very proud to represent this brand each day. At the local level, our dealership is blessed with terrific customers and a dedicated staff. Our favorite highlights of the year are: Kia’s Super Bowl commercial,…

Environmentally Responsible Driving

April 20th, 2017 by

Not everyone owns a hybrid, but environmentally responsible driving is something everyone can do.  We are celebrating Earth Day this weekend. Kia Motors is a Top 50 Global Green Brand and an ambitious Road Map 2020 initiative that advances environmentally friendly automotive technologies and positions the company as a leader in the low emissions car…

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