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Five top tips for buying a used car

Finding the right car to suit your lifestyle and your pocket can be tricky. A big decision all drivers must make when recognising the need for a new car is whether they're going to buy a new car, take a car out on finance or go for a used car.  Brand new cars can be expensive, and with used cars you can certainly get more bang for your buck. When buying a used car, whether it's from a dealer...

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Know your limits when driving this Christmas [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's less than a week until Christmas and the party season is in full swing. The festive season is a time to eat, drink and be merry...but every year drivers are unknowingly breaking the law due to not knowing the correct drink driving limits.  It's also common for drivers to wake up and drive the next morning, not knowing they are still over the drink drive limit.  This useful infogra...

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Top 8 Drivetime Christmas songs

It's that time of year again, time to dust off your Christmas jumpers and pull out your Christmas CDs. You'll be spending a lot of time travelling at this time of year, whether it be to and from the local shopping centre or supermarket, or making your way to see family and friends over the festive period.  When making these trips in your car it's vital to have a playlist that will keep you f...

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Eight Tips for Long-Distance Driving Over the Festive Period

Christmas is almost here! For many of us, the next few weeks are going to be spent making plans and buying last minute presents for the big day. This time of year is also very busy for the roads, railways and airports as people make the journey to spent this festive period with their families.  We've put together a guide for those of you that are planning on driving across the country to get...

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Find out more about Kia's Green Light Project

The Kia 'Green Light Project' was first launched in 2012. The sole purpose of the outreach project is to help communities across Africa, by providing facilities and support for sustained growth.  In targeted regions across Africa, Kia will build either a Green Light center, or a school, the decision of which is based around the area's specific needs. Kia also provides vehicles that can be us...

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Five ways to avoid unnecesssary parking tickets

It is usually one of the most frustrating factor to driving, that moment when you are just minutes late back to your car and you see a big yellow sticker on your windscreen. Nobody likes a parking ticket.  Not only are parking tickets very expensive, if you're given one unfairly they can take months to dispute. Taking care when parking your car, and making sure you're sticking to the rules w...

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Top tips on preparing your car for the Winter

The nights are getting darker and colder, and we're starting to have to leave that little bit earlier in the mornings to demist the windows before you set off to work. It's official, winter is well on its way, which for drivers means the threat of more treacherous driving conditions are on the way  So, to prepare yourself for the winter, we've compiled a short guide on how to prepare your ca...

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Kia's GT RIDE smartphone app wins prestigious award

Following the launch of the Kia Pro_Ceed GT earlier this year, Kia launched their very own smartphone app, Kia GT RIDE.  GT RIDE has just been awarded the prestigious Red Dot 'Best of the Best' design award in the Communication Design category.  If you're a lover of car games, you'll certainly love this one. The game allows you to design your own race track, by waving your phone in t...

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Kia Soul achieves Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year

The 2015 Kia Soul has been named the Active lifestyle vehicle of the year, at the 11th annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle awards. This is the third consecutive time that the Soul has picked up the award, due to it's versatility and large amount of cargo space.  The Kia Soul combines a funky personality with easy and fun to drive characteristics and heaps of space to make it stand out as a car...

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Everything you need to know about child car seats

When driving with children in the car, their safety should be at the forefront of your mind. The laws surrounding a child's safety when travelling in by car changed in September 2006. The law now states that any child under the age of 12, or shorter than 135cm(4ft 5in) must use an appropriate car seat. The driver of the vehicle will be held responsible if they are not using the correct type of s...

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