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NBA Let Kia Ruin The Coolest NBA Dunk Ever Proposed

The Huffington Post | Thomas Lipe | Posted 06.08.2016 | Sports

When Blake Griffin entered the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, the basketball world could not wait to see what this athletic freak of nature had up his sl...

To Americans who died in 'The Great War'

Michael Putzel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

Note: The following guest blog  first appeared in the Northern Dutchess News in Dutchess County, New York. Story and photos by jim donick They c...

An American Cemetery in France

Michael Putzel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

In memory of American soldiers killed in "The Great War," 1917-18 Photo by jim donick...

5 Times My Kids Were Totally Right About Cars

Brian Moody | Posted 06.02.2016 | Technology
Brian Moody

My kids are too young to drive. In fact, my son (now 13) doesn't even seem interested in cars. Lately, he has said -- unprompted -- how it seems cool to have an older car, "the kind that almost nobody else has." Kid, I'm liking you more and more every day.

Eat and Drive Tampa-Style in the 2016 Kia Optima

Rita Cook | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Rita Cook

In the back seat the passengers will not be as comfortable since the roofline takes some of the headroom out. There is enough legroom overall and the seats are wide. For hauling you get 15.8 cubic feet and that is about the same as the competition.

Kia Super Bowl Ad Shows Why We All Need A 'Walken Closet'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports

Kia has left it to our imagination how having a closet with Christopher Walken -- yes, a "Walken Closet" -- fits in its Super Bowl ad for the 2016 Opt...

Common vs. Corporate Criminals

Pat Choate | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics
Pat Choate

"Little crime" carries a personal liability while "big crime" does not. Any reform of the U.S. criminal justice system needs to correct this inequity.

There's No Such Thing as Perfect

Brian Moody | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Brian Moody

Everyone seems to be on a quest for the "perfect" something: the perfect guy, the perfect burger, the perfect kid, the perfect neighborhood. As long a...

Certified Pre-Owned: Do or Don't?

Brian Moody | Posted 05.28.2016 | Business
Brian Moody

There are three types of answers I just can't stand to hear. Any answer that begins with an all-knowing "So...," "Yes and no," or "It depends," all drive me completely bananas. On the surface, these answers seem weak and evasive, but dig deeper.

Detroit South: What the South Is (and Isn't) Doing for Auto Manufacturing

Ronnie Musgrove | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Ronnie Musgrove

This fall, Volvo will bring its very first facility to North America. South Carolina has become a leader in the emerging auto manufacturing economy, and they're to be lauded for their success in attracting jobs to their state, including BMW and Boeing.

What Kia Got Right (and Wrong) With the 2015 Soul EV

Patrick Roth | Posted 04.28.2015 | Technology
Patrick Roth

Hamster lovers far and wide were thrilled when Kia announced they were taking their hip, iconic Soul electric. Kia's EV offering is smart, sexy, fun a...

5 Vehicles We Wish Were Electric

Patrick Roth | Posted 06.29.2015 | Technology
Patrick Roth

While there are more electric vehicle options on the road today than ever before, only a handful of them are offered nation-wide and even fewer are re...

Guess What? You're Already Driving an Autonomous Car

Brian Moody | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

With all the talk of self-driving cars and automated Uber cabs, it might be easy to assume that a futuristic world of driverless cars and unclogged streets is just a few years away. The truth is, you're probably already driving an autonomous car.

Honoring President Abraham Lincoln's Life in the Middle of the Deep South

John A. Tures | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

President Lincoln may have died before he could have brought the North and South together, but 150 years after his death, his spirit still lives on, even in places you once couldn't imagine it would.

3 Reasons Kia Is Investing Heavily in YouTube

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Bryan Elliott

If you haven't noticed what Kia is doing in the technology, music and sports scene you're probably living in a cave or are over 50 years old.

Seeing Ourselves Through the Detroit Auto Show

Joan Michelson | Posted 03.18.2015 | Detroit
Joan Michelson

Our cars reflect us, our values and styles, our economic decision-making -- and our perception of our personal economy. So, what does the 2015 Detroit Auto Show reflect about how the consumer sees the economy and what they value?

Got Science? The Lesson in Hyundai's $100 Million Fine

Seth Shulman | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green
Seth Shulman

Hyundai and Kia, it turns out, submitted data to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that overstated the fuel economy on some 1.2 million of their 2011, 2012 and 2013 cars by one to six miles per gallon depending on the model.

20 Things I Learned From Attending the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are undefeated this season, 4-0, I attended the game on 11/5 at the Oracle Arena where they defeated the LA Clippers who eliminated them last season in the playoffs. Here are 20 things I learned.

Marketing to Women... Some Advice for the Auto Industry

Jenny Darroch | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Jenny Darroch

When marketing to women, don't assume all women have the same needs. Look for differences between women and develop products and marketing approaches to suit a greater variety of needs.

Is Buying American-made Important?

Brian Moody | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

It turns out that phrase isn't as simple as it sounds. I think what's most important is that the car you're considering is actually built in the U.S., even if the automaker is based elsewhere. Here's why.

Home Away From Home in the Kia K900 in Red River, New Mexico

Rita Cook | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

It's a hidden gem and if you haven't been to Red River, New Mexico, lately then you definitely need to take the trip to discover all that Red River ha...

The Kia Souls Got the Right Moves on a Journey to Borrego Springs, California

Rita Cook | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

California's desert is a magical place and nowhere is that more obvious than when visiting the little town of Borrego Springs. While there is a pleth...

Which Automotive Brands are Getting it Right?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

A few weeks ago after enjoying some drinks at the bar, a friend asked me, "Which car companies are just totally getting it right these days?" At the time, I had trouble narrowing it down. But after returning from the action-packed press days of the New York Auto Show, I have my answer.

Why Aren't More People Buying Green Cars?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

Tax credits, low emissions and super high mpg are all worthy goals, but in the end, it's all about the price. Lower the price and sell more cars -- in this case, it's just that simple.

Car Review: The 2014 Kia's Soul Has Got "Soul"

Rita Cook | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business
Rita Cook

A funky little car that Kia has presented in 2014 with an entirely new design. The 2014 Kia Soul, well, has soul. Great for getting around the city and practical with good gas mileage, and the hatchback means lots of space for extra friends and all the extra stuff you need to haul.