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Kia is producing up to 200,000 face shields a month

Kia is producing up to 200,000 face shields a month

As the automotive world continues to adjust to the ever-evolving situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kia is taking it upon itself to give back to those working to keep us healthy. As part of its charitable Accelerate the Good program, the carmaker has converted part of its U.S. manufacturing plant to produce up to 200,000 face shields for healthcare workers. “Giving back in meaningful ways is a key component of Kia Motors’ ‘Give It Everything’ strategy in the U.S….

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Kia Donates $1 million to Charity

Kia Donates $1 million to Charity

Kia Motors has delivered charitable donations totaling $1 million to three charities that work to end youth homelessness in the USA. This is part of Kia’s Yards Against Homelessness campaign that was launched at the culmination of the 2019 NFL season. Running for charity As part of Kia’s “Give It Everything” initiative, the automaker partnered with NFL running back Josh Jacobs in the Yards Against Homelessness campaign. The company donated $1,000 for every yard gained during the game between the…

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Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia is earning top recognition for its safety. The Korean carmaker recently became the brand with the most top Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) safety ratings after the 2020 Kia Telluride earned the title of TOP SAFETY PICK. It now has five vehicles with TOP SAFETY PICK ratings and seven with the IIHS’s highest possible TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating. To earn the title of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK, each vehicle must earn the highest possible “Good” rating in the…

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Five Facts About Memphis You Might Not Have Known

Five Facts About Memphis You Might Not Have Known

At Gossett Kia, we know our hometown of Memphis is filled with history, art, tasty food, and just about everything in between. Here are five facts about Memphis you might not have known—even if you’ve been living here your whole life. Memphis BBQ If you’re taking a food tour around the states, you’ll find four types of barbeque, one being Memphis barbeque. Here, ribs are slow-cooked in a pit, then either covered with dry rub or a sweet sauce. There…

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Try Out One of these Trunk or Treat Themes

Try Out One of these Trunk or Treat Themes

Over the past few years, trunk or treat events have been gaining in popularity. If you don’t know what that is, it is like trick-or-treating, only everyone gathers in a parking lot, decorates their cars, and the kids go from car to car instead of house to house. If you want to try one out this year, many communities, schools, and churches host these events. Ask your friends, family, and neighbors if they know about any. The most important part…

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Kia NBA MVP Rankings

Kia NBA MVP Rankings

The Kia NBA MVP is a close race this year, with four contenders leading the pack who could all take the votes needed to win: Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden of the Houston Rockets, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs. While Westbrook and Harden are considered the two most likely to be named MVP, there’s something to be said for Kawhi Leonard, who’s earning 25 points a game…

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November Events in Memphis, Tennessee

November Events in Memphis, Tennessee

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Memphis next month, we’ve put together a list of November events in Memphis you’ll love no matter what you and your family are interested in. There’s something for everyone, so check it out! One exciting event this month is the Indie Memphis Film Festival, which will take place the week of November 1st through 7th and features tons of locally-made films showing throughout the week. Named to lists such as The…

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REO Speedwagon to Play the 2016 Live at the Gardens Concert Series

REO Speedwagon to Play the 2016 Live at the Gardens Concert Series

What’s the best way to celebrate summer in Memphis? Now that’s a hard question. As we all know, this town is replete with summer treasures. A strong contender has to be the 2016 Live At The Gardens concert series. If you’ve never been to one, you are truly missing out on a wonderful experience. The entertainment is top-notch. Past acts include Robert Plant, Little Big Town, Diana Ross, Styx, and Rob Thomas. It’s the music but it’s also about the…

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Experience the Open Road: Summer Road Trip Destinations

Experience the Open Road: Summer Road Trip Destinations

Road trips are an American tradition, letting you experience the sights and thrills of the open road. We’ve put together a list of the top summer road trip destinations in the US, each of which offers a unique experience you won’t find elsewhere. According to Money Crashers, one of the most iconic road trips follows Route 66 across America. This historic road cuts across 2,500 miles, ultimately ending in Los Angeles. Although you might have to travel a day from…

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How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Teen Driver

How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Teen Driver

Do you have a child who is approaching driving age? If so, you might be asking yourself, “What’s the best vehicle for a teen driver?” We have the answer… No High Performance A performance vehicle with lots of quickness–and we are talking more than 300 horsepower–is probably not a good idea for a teen driver. Performance vehicles normally have touchier throttles and this can be unwieldy for a teen. On the other hand, an old beater that can’t get out…

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