Archive for August, 2016

The Advantages of Having Apple Carplay In Your Kia Vehicle

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Are you a lover of all things technology related? For most people, their cellphone and other mobile devices are a part of who they are. The team at Kia have come up with a way for you to utilize the power of your mobile devices while behind the wheel. You will be able to hook your Apple iPhone to your vehicle and take advantage of a number of innovative tools. Below are some of the things you can look forward to when getting the Apple Carplay system in your Kia vehicle.

Limit the Amount of Distractions

When having this system installed in your Kia vehicle, you will be able to limit the amount of distractions you have while behind the wheel. The Apple Carplay system only has a select number of apps, which means that you will not have to worry about an endless array of notifications while driving. By limiting the amount of distractions you have while behind the wheel, you will be able to keep yourself and your passengers safer as you navigate the roadways.

A Big Screen Can Be Helpful

In some of the Kia models that feature the Apple Carplay system, there will be a large monitor mounted near the stereo. This display will make it very easy to see any notifications that pop up along the way. Most of the displays will allow you to do things like control the radio or look at the traffic warnings in your area. Being able to have this type of technology at your fingertips is ideal for a person who needs to stay informed while on the go.

The team at Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ will be able to help you get the right Kia to fit your particular needs.

What Can The Right Car Dealership Do For You?

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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If you are in the market to purchase Kia Cars For Sale in Wayne NJ, then you will have to do a bit of work to make the right decision. First time car buyers are usually surprised to learn just how many options there are on the market. The best way to get help with this important decision is by finding the right dealership. Finding a dealership with experience is the best way to get the questions you have answered. Below are some of the things a dealership will be able to help you with.

Assessing Your Needs

Some people think that they need to know the exact model of vehicle they want when going into a dealership. The fact is that most people who are in the market for a new vehicle have very little idea regarding what they want or need. A good dealership will be able to talk with you and assess the needs you have in a new vehicle. Once a dealership finds out what you need, they will help you to narrow down the selection you have at your disposal.

Getting You Behind the Wheel

The next thing a dealership will be able to do for you is to get you behind the wheel of the vehicles you are interested in. By test driving a few different vehicles, you will be able to get a feel for which one suits you the best. Most dealerships will insist on these test drives to ensure a customer gets exactly what they want without having to settle.

When choosing to use Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ, you will be able to get the help needed to buy the right vehicle. Gateway Kia has been helping the residence of North Brunswick, NJ and surrounding areas for years.

Warning Signs You Need a Transmission Flush

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Most inexperienced car owners fail to realize just how much work it takes to keep a vehicle in good shape. A car will require both professional maintenance and repairs to stay functional. Even when purchasing New Kia Vehicles For Sale in NJ, you will eventually have to get some work done to keep the car functional. The transmission on your vehicle is very important and is helps to ensure you are able to get down the road with ease. Over time, the need for a transmission flush will arise. Here are a couple of things you may start to notice when a transmission flush is needed.

Lots of Grinding During Operation

If the transmission fluid in a car gets too old, it will become sludgy and thick. This means that it will fail to coat the gears in the transmission properly. If you start to hear grinding noises when you are driving, then it is probably due to the gears grinding. The longer you wait to get the transmission flushed, the more damage you will doing to your car’s internal components.

Low Transmission Fluid Levels

Another very common thing that you may notice when a transmission fluid flush is needed is consistently low fluid levels. Not having enough transmission fluid can lead to a lot of damage. Rather than having to pay high repair bills due to neglect, you will need to stay on top of this type of service. Finding the right professionals to perform the flush is important and will help you to keep your vehicle in good working order.

The service department at Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ will be able to perform this type of maintenance procedure for you. The technicians at Gateway Kia have the knowledge and experience needed to get this job done quickly.

Important Considerations to Make When Trying to Buy the Right Kia Vehicle

Friday, August 19th, 2016

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Getting back and forth to work or driving your kids to a soccer game is only possible when you have a good running vehicle. As time goes by, you may start to notice that your existing vehicle is not running at peak condition. When the time comes to get a new vehicle, you will need to take some time to get a feel for the options you. Making the following considerations will allow you to get the right Kia vehicle the first time around.

New or Used?

One of the first things you need to do when attempting to get the right vehicle purchased is to decide whether or not you want a new or used one. If you are looking for a cost effective option, then getting a used Kia may be the best option for you. Finding a good used Kia Sedona For Sale will be easy when choosing to buy from the right dealership. Kia has a certified pre-owned program which will allow you to get a high-quality vehicle without having to pay too much money in the process.

What Type of Vehicle Do You Need?

Once you have decided on whether to get a new or used Kia, you will need to figure out what model Kia will be suit your needs. Luckily, Kia has a variety of different vehicles to choose from, which means you will be able to get exactly what you need without having to settle. If you have a large family, then getting a minivan like the Kia Sedona is a great option. Kia also has a variety of SUVs and cars that are packed with perks and very affordable.

When searching for a good deal on a Kia Sedona For Sale, look no further than Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ.

Kia Style360 Announces Star-Studded Designer Line Up, Schedule and Sponsors For New York Fashion Week September 12 – 15, 2016

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

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Serena Williams, Ashley Graham, Kristin Cavallari and More To Strut Their Stuff On The Runways

New York, NY (August 8, 2016)Hollywood & fashion special event firm, A-list Communications announces its New York Spring/Summer 2017 Women’s Runway Previews September 12th – 15th, 2016.  This season will mark the 12th annual year at New York Fashion Week for curating its signature formula of fashion week events among exciting ready-to-wear celebrity designer brands, high fashion designer brands, and fashion-fan favorites each season.

This year’s schedule builds on the success of last year with many renewing designer names as well as renewed title sponsor, Kia Motors (www.Kia.com).  Kia returns this year to invite the fashion industry to discover the all-new 2017 Cadenza sedan with integrated activations, on-site car displays and a fleet of vehicles available to transport fashion editors, celebrities and VIPs to and from the fashion shows and events.  The stunningly beautiful Cadenza improves upon all the elements that made its predecessor an award-winning success, boasting a precisely crafted cabin, cutting edge technology for connectivity and driver assistance, a stronger body structure, and powertrain enhancements for a more premium experience behind the wheel.

Kia’s passion for design and obsession with craftsmanship is also embodied in this September’s line-up of fashion shows and festivities for Kia STYLE360, which lists as follows:

Monday, September 12th

3:00pm: HSN Presents Serena Williams Signature Statement Collection Runway Show

7:30pm: Designer Fashion Runway Show TBA

9:00pm: KIA STYLE360 Presents Serena Williams Signature Statement Collection by HSN After-party at Bagatelle NYC

Tuesday, September 13th

10:30am: Raul Penaranda Spring 2017 Momentum

3:00pm: Vipe Activewear Collection Fashion Show with Angela Simmons

7:30pm: Tumbler and Tipsy by Michael Kuluva

Wednesday, September 14th

3:00pm: Addition Elle Presents Holiday 2016 RTW + Ashley Graham Lingerie Collection

7:00pm: Row A Seat 4 Collection SS17 by Frontrow

Thursday, September 15th

7:00pm: Kia STYLE360 Hosts Kristin Cavallari Collections for Emerald Duv Jewelry & Chinese Laundry at Row NYC

All fashion shows will again be staged at the two-level Metropolitan West located at 639 West 46th Streetwith special integrations including live streaming of shows, 360 degree virtual reality broadcasts, and Facebook live streams along with its usual parade of celebrity guests and musical performances to be announced closer to fashion week.  Events kick-off with entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN’s third successive show presenting their Serena Williams Signature Statement Collection with Ms. Williams taking the stage two days after New York’s U.S. Open Women’s Championship.  The week wraps up with Kia STYLE360’s third annual fashion event with celebrity, actress and fashion designer Kristin Cavallari, who will present her newEmerald Duv Jewelry Collection, new shoe releases from her Chinese Laundry Collection as well as signed copies of her book “Balancing on Heels”.

Other renewing sponsors generously supporting the September 2016 season includes Not Your Mother’s®hair care (www.nymbrands.com), who will style all fashion shows by lead hair stylist Michele Carrillo and her NYM branded professional-stylist team. Makeup partners, LimeLight by Alcone (www.limelightbyalcone.com)and MustaeV U.S.A., a prestigious Korean artistry make up brand (www.mustaevusa.com) are also renewed partners this season. Official hotel and after-party partner for the third consecutive year is Row NYCconveniently located near the Kia STYLE360 fashion pavilion at 700 Eighth Avenue. The art-driven, New York-centric hotel will provide its elegant brand of hospitality and accommodations to celebrity and VIP guests as well as host the closing fashion event. Row NYC is also offering exclusive tickets to a Kia STYLE360 show (winners’ choice) and invitations to the closing event hosted at the hotel. Details can be found atwww.rownyc.com.   Finally, award winning wine producer, Line 39 Wines (www.line39wines.com) by O’Neill Vintners and Distillers returns in an elevated presence to graciously pour its California Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir across all events.

Welcomed new sponsors to the program this September include Eternal Water (www.eternalwater.com) who will keep guests hydrated and refreshed with it’s Pure and Pristine Artesian Water and beautifully designed BPA free bottle will be collected for recycling after each event. Additionally, OtterBox Products Inc.(www.otterbox.com) joins to present its line of fashionable, sleek smartphone cases to NYFW in the OtterBox Lounge and will debut some of the new looks across a couple runway shows.   New York City hotspot and fashion model sanctuary Bagatelle, one of New York’s trendiest restaurants, will serve as official nightclub partner hosting Kia STYLE360’s intimate VIP event. Kia STYLE360 also proudly welcomes ChapStick®(www.chapstick.com) to its line-up of sponsors this season. ChapStick® will help guests feel runway ready with new ChapStick® Total Hydration Moisture + Tint – which provides long-lasting moisture plus a hint of color from the experts in lip care.

I’m humbled to be working with so many renewing designers and partners this season, some who have been with us for a few years now.  Their success with the program is our blueprint in welcoming this year’s new partners and designers into the family and allowing us to continue our offering to the fashion community,”states Executive Producer & Owner, David Manning, A-List Communications.

For more information on this season’s designers, to get inside access, view runway trends, special promotional offers, and watch behind the scenes celebrity interviews as well as live streaming from the runway, please visithttp://style360nyfw.com/. Twitter @NYFWSTYLE360 and Facebook @STYLE360.  Official hashtag this season is #KiaSTYLE360NYFW.

About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea KMA proudly serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and LPGA and set an all-time annual sales record in 2015, surpassing the 600,000 unit mark for the first time in company history. Kia offers a complete line of vehicles in the U.S., including the rear-drive K900** flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle***, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona minivan, through a network of more than 765 dealers across the United States.  Kia’s North American manufacturing operations include plants in West Point, Georgia*, and the municipality of Pesqueria in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Information about KMA and its full vehicle line-up is available at www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com.  To receive custom email notifications for press releases the moment they are published, subscribe at www.kiamedia.com/us/en/newsalert.

* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts

** K900 available in select trims and in select markets with limited availability.

*** Soul EV in select markets with limited availability.

Why the End of Summer is a Great Time to Buy a Vehicle

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

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A good running car is worth its weight in gold. For some people, the car buying process is something they dread due to bad experiences they have had in the past. The main thing you need to remember when trying to have a good car buying experience is that choosing the right dealership is essential. Ideally, you want to find a dealership with experience and knowledge on the type of cars they sale. The end of summer is usually a great time to buy a new vehicle and here are some of the reasons why.

More Room is Always Good When School is Back In

With a new school year comes a need for more room. Most parents regularly carpool, which means that they have more children to accommodate on the drive to school. Rather than having all of the children cramped on the trip, you can go to your local Kia dealership and see what they have to offer. From the Kia Sedona to Kia Forte For Sale in NJ, you will be able to find a variety of vehicles that can accommodate your needs.

Model Year End Sales

Another benefit that comes along with buying at the end of summer is that you can take advantage of year end model sales. With the new 2017 models scheduled to arrive any day now, many Kia dealerships are trying to unload the 2016 models to make a room. This means that you may be able to get a brand new vehicle for an affordable price.

At Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ, you will be able to get the guidance you need to find the best Kia vehicle for your needs. When choosing this dealership, you can get the best possible deal on the car, truck or van of your dreams.