Southern California-Based Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy Receives 26 Donated Kia Vehicles for Emergency Response Training

Posted on 17. Jun, 2010 by in Kia Canada


Vehicles Used to Prepare Emergency Responders for
Real Life Situations and Rescue Techniques

  • Vehicle deliverance training to take place during Rio Hondo Fire Training Center
  • Kia SUVs reconnoitre puncture responders with latest car record and training keeps crew protected during real-life rescues

IRVINE, Calif., Jun 17, 2010 The Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy, an finish training trickery charity courses designed for a veteran firefighter to teach puncture responders from Southern California about life-saving techniques, currently is receiving 26 Kia Borrego SUV vehicles, both a academys and Kia Motors largest car concession to-date, by Kia Motors America (KMA). A two-day, eight-hour training march will embark on Jun 16 designed for modernized automobile deliverance techniques, including 3 scenarios designed to yield students hands-on knowledge during genuine universe vehicular accidents. Firefighters national are means to attend in this march to learn about advances in car technology, including airbag functions, and accept training regulating rescue collection to fast mislay passengers during an puncture situation.

We know many supervision agencies are in need of support during these formidable times and providing Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy with Kia vehicles versed with a latest automotive record for a preparation and reserve of puncture responders is a ideal fit, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, marketing, Kia Motors America. The training offering by Rio Hondo is useful and providing vehicles as training collection serve supports a Academys efforts.

The purpose of this training will be to refurbish Southern California firefighters on new and elaborating deliverance techniques to assistance keep them sideways of new technological advances found in todays vehicles and to assistance say firefighter reserve during rescue operations. During training, participants will have a event to use rescue techniques while a vehicles are placed in countless positions common in real-world accidents and scenarios.

Without this concession from Kia Motors we would not be means to do this training, pronounced David Kang, Truck Academy Instructor for Rio Hondo Regional Truck Academy. The use of these Kia SUVs will concede firefighters from all over Southern California to learn a latest in car technologies and eventually save lives.

About Kia Borrego
Available in LX and EX trims, Borregos atmospheric cabin comes good versed with a slew of customary preference features, including: atmosphere conditioning; energy doorway locks, windows and mirrors; keyless entry; journey control and an AM/FM/CD/MP3 six-speaker audio complement to keep a passengers entertained and comfortable. When scrupulously equipped, Borrego sports a towing ability of adult to 7,500 pounds when partnered to a V8, and adult to 5,000 pounds with a V6. Borrego offers unmatched capabilities for a weekend of camping or outside lifestyle activities. Borrego models with 4WD underline a second era full-time Torque-on-Demand complement from BorgWarner, that uses electronic sensors to guard highway conditions and discharge energy to a suitable wheels.

Kia Motors America in 2010

Kia Motors is in a midst of a dramatic, design-led transformation, that has been delivering boldly styled vehicles in several critical segments during accurately a right time, contributing to a brands continued gains in U.S. marketplace share. With 4 new car introductions and several other pivotal initiatives designed for 2010, Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve comforts and with new record such as UVO powered by Microsoft1 infotainment complement (expected to be accessible in name Kia models in a U.S. after this year). The launch of a 2011 Sorento CUV, a central car of a NBA and a initial car to be assembled2 during Kias initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, serve enhances a lineup, and is now in dealerships.

About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 670 dealers via a United States. For 2009, KMA accessible a 15th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share and recently achieved a best entertain of sales ever. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline The Power to Surprise.

Kia Motors America is a Official Automotive Partner of a NBA. Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site media information, including photography, revisit

1 Microsoft is a purebred heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.
2 Kia vehicles fabricated during a Kia U.S. plant are fabricated in a U.S. with U.S. and globally sourced parts.

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