Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

When Do We Turn the Clocks Back in 2020?

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
Alarm clock by pumpkin in fall scene

When Does Daylight Savings Time End in Florida 2020? 

The time to turn back our clocks is nearly here, meaning we are getting closer and closer to earlier sunrises and sunsets here in Florida. The end of Daylight Saving Time is quickly approaching and like many around our great state, you have likely found yourself Googling “when does Daylight Saving Time end in Florida 2020?”  


What Safety Technology Does the 2021 Sedona Offer?

Monday, September 28th, 2020
Black 2021 Kia Sedona

2021 Kia Sedona Safety and Driver-Assistance Features 

The family-first 2021 Kia Sedona offers exceptional value and performance on the road. Built with large families in mind, the Sedona is the ideal option for parents throughout the Tampa Bay area. The 2021 Sedona has recently joined the lineup of new Kia vehicles here at Friendly Kia and many shoppers are curious to know what safety technology the 2021 Sedona has to offer.  


What’s New for the 2021 Kia Forte?

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
Side view of red 2021 Kia Forte

2021 Kia Forte Standard Features and Updates 

The Kia Forte has been a strong contender among the compact sedan segment and a staple member of the Kia lineup from the very beginning. Evolving over the years, the Forte has been crafted into a finely tuned vehicle that is set to fit any driver’s lifestyle. Its once rounded shape has been sculpted into the vehicle we know today, accented by key performance cues and icons.  


Does the 2021 Kia K5 Have Wireless Apple CarPlay?

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
Blue 2021 Kia K5

How to Connect to Wireless Apple CarPlay® in 2021 Kia K5 

The Kia brand’s latest arrival, the 2021 Kia K5, comes equipped with some of the latest and greatest in-car entertainment features. One of the biggest standouts from this vehicle’s resume is the addition of wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ — two firsts for the Kia brand.  


Does the 2021 Kia Soul Have Bird’s-Eye-View?

Thursday, August 6th, 2020
Red 2021 Kia Soul

2021 Kia Soul Safety and Driver-Assistance Systems 

For many shoppers around Tampa Bay, vehicle safety systems are at the top of their list when it comes to looking for their next vehicle. The Kia brand is known for incorporating key safety systems into every model in its lineup, equipping each vehicle with standout safety and driver-assistance features. The 2021 Kia Soul is no exception to this rule, and it is bringing with it a full range of high-tech safety systems.  


2021 Kia Seltos Earns Best User Experience Title

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
exterior of 2021 Kia Seltos driving

2021 Kia Seltos Named Best UX By Wards 

Wards has announced its 10 Best UX list for 2020 and has recognized the 2021 Kia Seltos. This year’s list recognizes the overall user-friendliness of vehicles and their high-quality infotainment centers, ease of use, driver-assistance technology, and more. This user experience award is a major step for the 2021 Kia Seltos in its first year, showcasing its commitment to providing the best possible experience on the road.  


First-Ever U.S. Kia K5 Brings Firsts for Kia Technology

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Blue 2021 Kia K5 driving

2021 Kia K5 Entertainment and Safety Technology 

The rumors are true – the 2021 Kia K5 is bringing in more than just a new name, new platform, new transmission, and new design elements. The K5 is also bringing a swell of exciting firsts for the Kia brand in terms of entertainment and safety technology.  


Tour Famous Museums Online with Virtual Tours

Friday, May 8th, 2020
Vector image of visitors at museum

9 Famous Museums Offer Online Tours 

Across the globe, museums continue to keep their doors closed to the public but many have turned to virtual tours online to allow everyone access to their greatest treasures. Some museums have implemented virtual tour tools on their sites to allow users to have the same experience as they would walking through the building. Other museums have uploaded high-definition photos of their exhibits along with stories about each piece. Below we have provided links for nine famous museums that you can take online tours of right now. Instead of dreaming of flying to Paris to tour the Louvre Museum, visit it right now virtually with an online tour.  


How Can My Kids Stay Busy This Weekend?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
Kid coloring with markers

Top Five Educational Websites for Kids 

With safer-at-home orders and social distancing measures in place, it can be hard to keep kids busy, especially when school lessons are done for the day. After being home all day, each and every day, facing the weekend can seem a bit intimidating and you may start to wonder how you can keep your kids busy this weekend.  


What Systems are Included in Kia Drive Wise?

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Graphic of Kia Drive Wise Lane Following Assist

2020 Kia Drive Wise Package Systems  

Safety features play a major role in the way we experience our time on the road. These systems act like an extra set of eyes for drivers and always stay one step ahead of what’s going on around your vehicle. Kia equips its models with something they like to call Kia Drive Wise – a package of safety and driver-assist systems. Now, you may be asking yourself – “What systems are included in Kia Drive Wise?” We’re here to tell you just that. Keep reading for a look at the 2020 Kia Drive Wise package systems you can expect to find in your next Kia.