Provo isn't just a Utah city - now it's a car

by | Mar. 07, 2013

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Kia unveiled an experimental prototype this week for the International Geneva Motor show: The Provo. Its name is causing some controversy, but it has nothing to do with the Utah city of the same name.

People in Britain say it’s a reference to the Provisional IRA, part of the Irish Republican Army that killed nearly 1,800 people during its failed 1970-97 campaign to force Northern Ireland out of the United Kingdom.

But KIA insists the Provo was named to suggest “provocative.”

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