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Kia Recalls 295,000 US Vehicles for Fire Risks

WASHINGTON — Kia Motors Corp said on Saturday it is recalling 295,000 U.S. vehicles for engine fire risks. The Korean automaker said the recall covers some 2012-2013 model year Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul, …

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the penalties on Friday. They …

Hyundai, Kia Recall Vehicles For Leaks That Can Cause Fires

DETROIT — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 591,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires. The recalls cover more than 440,000 Kia Optima midsize sedans from 2013 through 2015 …

Hyundai Joins Kia in Another Recall to Prevent Engine Fires

DETROIT — Hyundai is joining affiliated automaker Kia in yet another U.S. recall for problems that could cause engine fires. Hyundai said Wednesday that it’s recalling nearly 207,000 Sonata midsize cars from 2013 and 2014 because a hose that connects …

Hyundai, Kia Face $775M Lawsuit Over False Fuel Economy Claims

A U.S. lawsuit has been filed against Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp, seeking $775 million in damages in one of the biggest known actions against the automakers since they admitted overstating the fuel economy of some their …

Kia Recalls 146,000 U.S. Vehicles for Airbag Issue

Kia Motors said it is recalling 145,755 Optima sedans and Rondo crossover vehicles in the United States because of potentially faulty driver airbags. The model years affected are 2006-2008 Optimas and 2007-2008 Rondos, Kia Motors America said in a statement …