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Kia Optima and McLaren 570S also get top honors

Ferrari has been honored as the Best of the Best in the 2016 Red Dot Awards for the second year running as the 488 GTB succeeds last year's FKK X for the most prestigious design award, with top honors awarded to the Kia Optima and McLaren 570S as well.

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The regular Hybrid model gets a refresh, as well.

Kia blows in to the Chicago Auto Show with two versions of the new Optima, one hybrid and one plug-in hybrid, offering varying degrees of electrification.

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Kia quite literally had no other option than to secure Christopher Walken to star in this commercial. It's entitled Walken Closet, and the misspelling is clearly intentional.

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Christopher Walken brings his unique voice to Kia's Super Bowl commercial for the Optima, and the weird ad compares the sedan to a pair of socks.

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America Loves An Underdog, So Why Isn't It Selling Better?

The 2016 Kia Optima has clean styling and a comfortable, quiet ride. It should be a far bigger standout in its crowded segment.

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Hyundai and Kia will license hybrid technology from Paice to end a patent dispute that could have cost the automakers $29 million or more.

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Spy photographers catch the Optima Sportwagon testing on German roads. It is the production version of the Sportspace concept shown earlier this year.

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The next Kia Optima Hybrid and PHEV will largely follow the changes to the electrified Sonata. However, the Korean automaker won't yet confirm whether the updated models will come to the US.

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Kia wants to have 11 green models in its lineup by 2020, including a fuel cell, as part of a $10.2-billion investment to become a more environmentally friendly automaker.

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Kia has done up an Optima convertible, Sorento off-roader, Sedona photo platform, and Forte Koup buggy for this year's SEMA show, each in tribute to a different region of America.

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Kia is bringing this convertible sedan dubbed the Optima A1A to the SEMA show this year. This drop-top is but one entry in a series of regionally inspired concept cars done up for the tuner expo.

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Another Step In Kia's Coming-Of-Age Story

Based on a short preview, the fourth-generation Optima could be a real contender in the cutthroat family sedan market.

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Hyundai and Kia could be on the hook to pay at least $28.9 million to Paice LLC for patent infringement, but they are appealing.

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Hyundai and Kia could have as many as nine hybrid, EV, and fuel cell vehicles in the lineup by 2018. Coming for 2017 are the brands' first dedicated hybrid models, and Hyundai could get an EV version for California.

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NHTSA has opened an investigation into the airbag inflators of a second supplier, amid concerns that age may be playing a part in reports of bad inflators.

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NHTSA is opening a preliminary evaluation into airbag inflators from Arc Automotive. The agency has reports of two ruptures with injuries: one in a 2002 Chrysler Town and Country and another in a 2004 Kia Optima. It's not yet known whether the incidents are linked.

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Kia has lifted the veil on its all-new, 2016 Optima, showing off evolved sheet metal, adding a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder and introducing new tech features.

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Kia is set to present its all-new Optima sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show next month, but before it does, the Korean automaker is offering this sneak peek at the next-generation production model.

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Kia will present the all-new, fourth-generation Optima sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show next month, but has given us an idea of what to expect with this pair of renderings it's just released.

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Kia will be showcasing the new Sportspace concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, potentially previewing the next-generation Optima... but in a sleek wagon form.

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Kia's European design studio cooks up what could be a successor to the current Optima in time for the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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