Kia donated the Sportage SUV, Carnival van and EV6 electric crossover to support the Australian Open 2022. During the January 17-30 tournament, the vehicles will transport tennis players, referees and VIPs around Melbourne Park.
This year’s tournament will also debut a new stadium completed shortly before this year’s Australian Open, which is also sponsored by Kia. The new stadium “Kia Arena” is the fourth largest venue where matches of the tournament will be held in 2022. The stadium can accommodate 5,000 people. people.
However, this is not the end of the support. The car manufacturer announced that after every service stop during the Australian Open, Kia will help people who want to make their tennis dreams come true. “We will donate tennis equipment made from recycled materials to the Australian Tennis Foundation,” said Artur Martins, head of the Kia brand.
At Melbourne Park, in addition to serving sporting events, Kia will have a stand with the EV6 model and will be promoting the model.