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Kia Ireland launch 48 hour test drive campaign

May 2nd, 2024

Kia Ireland have today launched a 48-hour electric vehicle test drive campaign which is designed to encourage consumers to get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle and experience EV driving for themselves. With an increased spotlight on electric vehicles in recent months, there has been much discussion in the public domain regarding the practicality of electric vehicles and their related capabilities. This campaign from Kia is designed to answer any questions that consumers may have in relation to electric vehicles by offering an extended test drive period were driving range, charging infrastructure and cost savings can all be examined in more detail.

Kia EV9 secures double win at the 2024 World Car Awards

May 1st, 2024

The 2024 Kia EV9 has achieved a remarkable dual victory at the 2024 World Car Awards. Revealed during a live announcement at the World Car Awards ceremony at the New York Auto Show, the EV9 secured prestigious titles for both World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle.

Kia EV9 Named Supreme Winner of the 2024 Women's Worldwide Car of the Year

March 8th, 2024

The Kia EV9 has been named the ‘World's Best Car for 2024’ by an esteemed panel of judges at the Women's Worldwide Car of the Year (WWCOTY). Fittingly, this recognition coincides with the celebration of International Women's Day. Following in-depth evaluations by 75 women motoring journalists from 52 countries across five continents, the Kia EV9 emerged triumphant from a field of 63 contenders. The EV9's latest critical accolade underscores the all-electric SUV’s unparalleled versatility and exceptional ability to meet the diverse needs of consumers globally.

Kia launches LCV business at CES 2024

January 8, 2024

Kia has revealed its Platform Beyond Vehicle (PBV) future strategy at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Kia’s PBV business will initially be based around the introduction of an all-new, modular commercial vehicle, previewed by the Kia Concept PV5.

New Kia Sorento arrives in Ireland this April

November 29, 2023

Kia Ireland have today announced details of the facelifted 7-seat Sorento model which will arrive in Ireland early next year. Available in diesel and petrol plug-in hybrid (PHEV), diesel models will arrive in Ireland this April, while PHEV models will arrive in July in time for the 242-registration period. The new Sorento features a strong design refresh including new technology, colours and sustainable materials while the new frontend design features vertical headlights and new logo placement, emphasising a bold SUV look

Kia Ireland and Clean Coasts announce fantastic sustainability partnership.

October 25th 2023

Kia Ireland have announced that it will be collaborating with Clean Coasts on sustainability projects to support circular economy efforts during Circular Week. An Taisce is the driving force behind the Clean Coasts program, a network of enthusiastic volunteers dedicated to safeguarding Ireland's beaches, seas, and marine life.

Kia takes a bold step towards scalable sustainability with its flagship EV9

May 17, 2023

Kia has unveiled new details of its ‘10 must-have sustainability items’, which define a baseline for the use of sustainable materials in its future model lines.

Win for McElligotts of Tralee in Kia European Dealer of the Year Awards 2023

February 28th 2023

McElligott’s Tralee Ltd. was recognized with an award at the first-ever Kia European Dealer of the Year Awards. As part of Kia's unique worldwide dealer excellence recognition program, these new, prestigious awards are only granted to the top Kia dealers in Europe. 

Kia EV6 named Europe’s 2022 Car of the Year

February 28th 2022

The EV6 all-electric crossover from Kia has been crowned the 2022 European Car of the Year.

The Renault Megane E-Tech and Kia's Korean relative, the Hyundai Ioniq 5, engaged in a close race that saw the EV6 emerge victorious, earning the coveted title of being the world's oldest car accolade.