- Kia Canada Inc. has entered into a first of its kind agreement with CarProof that would see sharing of vehicle recall data
- This will provide customers with transparency during the used car purchase experience
- Collaboration will achieve industry benchmark in customer satisfaction
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. is pleased to announce a first of its kind agreement that will provide the sharing of vehicle data between Kia Canada and CarProof. This will enable potential customers purchasing pre-owned Kia vehicles from a non-Kia dealership source the ability to purchase with peace of mind.
Kia is the first automobile manufacturer to share recall data with CarProof. This new initiative will provide CarProof customers with critical data concerning their purchase of a used Kia vehicle including any open recalls, and mileage.
Customers will benefit from verification that all outstanding recalls have been completed prior to purchase at a Kia Canada dealership. Additionally, this new alignment will allow for customers to develop a relationship with their local Kia dealership's service department if there are any outstanding recalls.
"We have added this new level of transparency in the used car purchase experience in the interest of customer satisfaction." said George Bousioutis, Compliance and Technical Information Manager, Kia Canada Inc.
In addition to the traditional customer notification and the new CarProof alignment, Kia owners can search for any open recalls on www.kia.ca.
Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.ca - www.facebook.com/kiacanada) a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart is a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) which was founded in 1999 and sells and services high quality, class leading vehicles like the Soul, Forte, Optima and Sorento through a network of 181 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 159 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada, with an all-new state-of-the-art facility in Montreal. Kia's brand slogan "The Power to Surprise" represents the company's global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting & inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations.
SOURCE: KIA Canada Inc.
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