Kia BUZZ is 10 years old today

September 4, 2017 - Posted in Corporate , Dynamax AWD , Frankfurt Motor Show , Gran Turismo , JD power , JD Power IQS , Kia , kia buzz , Kia BUZZ anniversary , Kia Cerato Koup , Kia Forte Coup , Kia Motors , Kia Motors CEO , Kia Motors president , Kia News , Kia Optima , Kia Picanto , Kia Sorento , Kia Sportage , Kia Stinger , Regist Featured Stories , Stinger winter test , web 2.0 Posted by:


Dear fans and readers,

Today officially marks the 10th anniversary of Kia BUZZ! With the mission to bring Kia closer to fans and customers, Kia BUZZ has served as the brand’s official source for the latest news and information for millions of visitors over the past decade.




Kia BUZZ opened its doors in 2007 with a greeting from the president and CEO. As the brand’s first foray into Web 2.0, Kia BUZZ has since served as a news center and information hub for visitors worldwide. The site has documented notable moments – big and small – and is an ever growing multimedia archive for Kia’s historical achievements.

 We have shared a wide range of news and stories over the years, from the launch of new models and motor shows to general car tips and exciting events taking place all over the world. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we take you on a trip down memory lane to recount the popular and noteworthy posts through the years.

Check out a selection of our most viewed stories!


▶ Kia Stinger undergoes testing in subzero climate of Arjeplog, Sweden

Kia Stinger, our one and only gran turismo, demonstrates power and performance on the icy tracks of Sweden’s extreme testing facility. 


▶ Fourth-generation Kia Sportage to debut at Frankfurt Motor Show 2015

The refined interior layout of the fourth-generation Kia Sportage is revealed prior to its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show.


▶ Kia Motors tops J.D. Power IQS chart for two consecutive years

Kia takes home the top spot of the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study for the second year with record-breaking performance


▶ Kia Dynamax all-wheel drive system

Kia’s unique and intelligent electronic all-wheel drive (AWD) system is explained.


▶ Behind the design of the second-generation Kia Picanto

The designer of the second-generation Picanto explains the conception and development of the exterior body of the compact city car.


▶ Tips to prepare for long distance driving

Kia BUZZ provides ten tips for safe long distance driving for an enjoyable summer getaway.


▶ Color and trim development for the first-generation Kia Cerato (Forte) Koup

An expert from the Kia Design Center discusses the details of the new color and trim development for the Cerato (Forte) Koup.


▶ New design for the third-generation Kia Optima revealed

The process behind the conception of the Kia Optima’s exterior design is revealed with detailed renderings and concept sketches.


▶ First look at the third-generation Kia Sorento

The first official photos of the much anticipated Kia Sorento and specifications are unveiled.


▶ The design revolution of the Kia Picanto

Kia BUZZ recounts the fascinating design transformation of the Kia Picanto spanning from 1999.




Kia BUZZ would not have been possible without the love and support from all of our global fans and readers. With your viewership, we hope to continue to foster and develop Kia BUZZ as a source for knowledge and entertainment for decades to come!


... Kia BUZZ : Kia’s official corporate blog


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