The 2011 International Truck of the Year award was presented by Road and Travel Magazine with sponsorship by Bridgestone Tire at the Detroit Auto Show.
The Kia Soul, that boxy small machine loved by hamsters, was the automakers first step to a real design language, a term tossed around by Japanese companies like Mazda.
Well, maybe product played a little role at the Korean auto maker, which is a member of the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group.
“At the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Kia will make another dramatic design statement with the world debut of an all-new, convention-challenging concept vehicle named "KV7
But after some time behind the wheel, I have to commend Kia for its strategy (which also includes comparisons to other midsize models). The Kia Optima Turbo seems to be a much better car than the Hyundai Sonata Turbo, which until I drove the Optima Turbo, was my hands-down, favorite midsize sedan currently offered.
According to the NHTSA, these 7,697 2011 Kia Sorentos being recalled have rear disc brake calipers which may have been machined improperly.
Although 2010 is ending as a recovery year for U.S.