KIRKLAND, WA – Kia Motors America CEO Peter Butterfield is putting his competitors on alert. He is so confident Kia's second-generation Sedona minivan will be a runaway success that he declares, “I think we're going to blow the doors off” competing models. Kia Sedona “(It's) phenomenal,” Butterfield says of the new minivan at a recent Rio media-introduction here. “The finish, the quality – I'm driving a P3 (pre-production model) and it's terrific.” Butterfield's confidence in the ...

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