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2014 Kia Soul Earns International Design Excellence Award!

Last week, Kia Motors America (KMA) was pleased to announce that one of its flagship vehicles, the 2014 Kia Soul, has earned an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in the transportation category from the Industrial Society of America (IDSA). It earned Bronze honors. This is the second time a Kia model has won an award, […]

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2015 Hyundai Elantra Will Be Feature Packed!

The returning 2015 Hyundai Elantra will come jam-packed full of new features and packages to give drivers even more style and value for their buck! The award-winning compact will continue to be a top choice in this stocked segment, and will continue the excellent tradition set by previous generations, including being ranked the highest in […]

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Toyota Named Official Automotive Partner of the 2015 Special Olympic World Games!

Last week it was announced that Toyota has partnered with the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015). This partnership means a lot to both Toyota and the Special Olympics. Keep reading to find out more! The Toyota brand’s participation includes the use of 400 Toyota vehicles by LA2015, the organizing committee for the […]

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New Midsize VW SUV To Be Produced In Chattanooga!

Last week, it was announced that the Volkswagen Group is going to be expanding its industrial footprint even further in the United States! The Board of Directors of Volkswagen of America has decided to commence production of the new midsize SUV to the VW Chattanooga plant down in Tennessee. Keep reading to find out more! […]

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Mazda North American Operations and Competitor Group Announce Partnership!

Last week, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced that it had expanded its partnership with Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), as it became the Official Automotive Partner of the Rock’n’Roll Marathon Series! CGI is a leading active sports media and even entertainment company. Keep reading to find out more! The Rock’n’Roll Marathon Series is a series […]

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Check Out the Service and Parts Specials at O’Brien Volkswagen of Urbana!

Here at your local Champaign-Urbana Volkswagen dealership, we believe in the importance of keeping your vehicles in tip-top shape and getting them serviced regularly. We find that if you address problems as they occur and that if you schedule routine maintenance such as oil changes or tire rotations, your car will stay running like new […]

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Toyota Supports Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation!

Last month, Toyota was pleased to announce that as many as 300 new higher education scholarships will be created for children of Marines and Navy Corpsman over the next five years. This news comes as a result of $1.35 million contribution from Toyota to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation! Keep reading to find out more!

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2014 Kia Soul Named To KBB.com’s 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 List!

A few weeks ago, Kia Motors America (KMA) was pleased to announce that their popular urban hatchback, the 2014 Kia Soul, was named to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com’s 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 List! It ranked in the third spot on the list that annually highlights the hippest and most affordable cars on the market […]

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to Be Unveiled this Fall!

Earlier this month, after months of speculation and hype, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced that it will unveil the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata on September 3, 2014. The highly-anticipated fourth-generation roadster will continue the legacy built over the past 25 years. Keep reading to find out more! The 2016  Mazda MX-5 Miata will debut […]

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Hyundai Brand’s Hashtag #BecauseFutbol Leading the Conversation at the 2014 FIFA World Cup!

This year’s 2014 FIFA World Cup is being hailed as one of the greatest World Cup tournaments ever, both on the field and on social media. It is currently dominating the social media universe as one the most talked about events of all time on Twitter, earning up to more than 300 million related tweets. […]

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