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    Video: Autoline streaming live from Detroit Auto Show right now
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    As you can already see, the Autoblog team is digging deep to bring you everything from the Detroit Auto Show media days today and tomorrow, with obsessive coverage of all of the new sheetmetal, hot concepts and industry news. But we're hardly alone in Cobo Hall, and our friend John McElroy and ...

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    Opinion: How the Koreans are cracking the luxury market
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    South Korea's two largest automotive brands are no longer the same companies they were when they first entered the world stage. Anyone who visits Seoul after a few years absence is likely going to be in for a shock. What was, not that long ago, a decidedly third-world city is today a ...

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    Kia's promised "four-door coupe" Cub concept... isn't
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    Kia appears to have pulled a quick one on the world with its Cub Concept. As it turns out, the machine isn't the four-door coupe they promised at all. Instead, the little showcar is a five-door hatch with suicide rear doors. That's certainly fine by our reckoning, but it isn't quite what we were ...

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    Report: Kia design chief Peter Schreyer named Hyundai-Kia President
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    Automotive News reports Peter Schreyer has been appointed the first non-Korean president of Hyundai-Kia Motor Group. Schreyer is expected to retain his role as the chief designer for Kia, while also taking on new, high-level executive duties. He is now one of three presidents at the ...

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    Official: Kia's Peter Schreyer designs K Velo two-wheeler
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    Long before Kia made its first automobile, the company built bicycles. In 1944, Kia got its start as Kyungsung Precision Industries by manufacturing steel tubing and bicycle components. Now the Korean manufacturer is honoring those humble beginnings with the new K Velo City. Designed by Peter ...

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    Report: Ferdinand Piëch regrets letting designer Schreyer leave for Kia
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    Volkswagen Group Chairman Ferdinand Piëch has seen his fair share of executives leave the company's brands during his time at the helm, but according to Automotive News, he now openly regrets allowing Audi designer Peter Schreyer to go. During a rare interview – with an even rarer ...

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    Exclusive: Kia Track'ster unlikely for production, but hints at next-generation Soul "family"
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    Expect the next Soul to look something like the Track'ster, with Kia deploying more than one variant. Kia's Track'ster Concept is one of the big hits of the Chicago Auto Show, one of the rare concepts that just screams, "Build me!" But after a thorough interrogation of Kia's PR team and an ...

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    Automobile names Audi A7 its car of the year
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    It seems we at Autoblog are not the only group of enthusiasts who are ready to announce to the whole world their love for the Audi A7. The men and women from Automobile Magazine have named Audi's coupe-like five-door hatchback as their 2012 Automobile of the Year. There's a whole article worth of ...

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    Report: Could the Kia GT be produced with something other than a V6?
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    AutoExpress recently took the time to sit down with Kia design guru Peter Schreyer for a chat about the company's GT Concept that debuted at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show. Schreyer is understandably keen to bring the front-engine, rear-wheel-drive sedan to market, though he isn't necessarily ...

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    Followup: Kia design head "caves" to Korean influence with Naimo concept
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    The Korean-made cars of the 1990s and early 2000s looked very... Korean. Not exactly a bad thing, mind you, but it's tough to sell vehicles around the globe that cater to a specific region of the world. That's likely one of the reasons why Kia hired former Audi designer Peter Schreyer to inject ...

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    Kia to get a sports car "sooner or later," says designer
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    Kia has come a long way since arriving on these shores over fifteen years ago. Looking ahead, the Korean automaker still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve, says Automotive News after an interview with the company's design chief, ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Kia Sportage keeps moving in the proper direction
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    2011 Kia Sportage – click above for high-res image gallery
    The crossover is the high-fructose corn syrup of the automotive world. Think about it: Rather than using real sugar, Pepsi opts for a cheaper, highly refined and processed sweetener. Which, according to lots of studies, is pretty ...

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    Spy Shots: That would be the 2011 Kia Optima frolicking in the snow
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    2011 Kia Optima – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to a very well placed source deep within the South Korean manufacturing giant Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, the sedan above is not the 2012 Hyundai Azera as reported yesterday. Not only is the car not an Azera, it's not ...

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    Kia K9 super sedan sneak peeked in Seoul
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    When the Volkswagen Phaeton launched here in the States, nobody liked it. Well, that's not true. Every journalist we know who drove the mighty VW went on and on about how it's probably actually the greatest car in the world (especially all decked out with a W12 engine) and how the HVAC system is ...

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    RCA grads design eco-friendly concepts for the future
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    Click above for more RCA Eco-Friendly ConceptsWhenever car design students tackle a project with as little direction as designing a "future eco-friendly automobile," you know that the designs will bear little resemblance to what's currently available. Still, when it's students from the Royal ...

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    Kia nabs Volkswagen's advanced design boss
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    One thing Kia has never been accused of is being on the cutting edge of style. That may change with news that the Korean automaker has hired on Volkswagen's advanced design chief, Peter Schreyer, to head up its global design operation. Schreyer is the guy responsible for Audi's Bauhaus flava and ...

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