A girl’s Kia Sorento caught on fireplace final week and the one factor that survived was a Stanley tumbler, which sat within the cupholder whereas her automotive burned. The tumbler made it out unscathed and the Kia’s proprietor, Danielle, posted a video on TikTok displaying the Stanley cup’s sturdiness. The video went viral, accruing over 80 million views since launch, and Stanley is now changing the tumbler in a present of help for the unlucky Kia proprietor. It’s additionally changing her burnt automotive.
Make no mistake. This can be a main model being a serious on-line model, and Stanley is capitalizing on the optimistic consideration Danielle positioned on the U.S. maker of the well-known vacuum flask. Within the video, Danielle pries the tumbler lose from the charred heart console and says, “All people is so involved about if the Stanley spills […] It was in a hearth yesterday. Nonetheless has ice in it.” She shakes the cup and the ice remains to be intact.
The corporate making the most of the viral video most likely doesn’t make the gesture any much less welcome for the girl, who’s Kia Sportage burned to a crisp. Stanley’s world president Terence Reilly cited Danielle’s video and posted a message saying they have been sending her some tumblers to exchange the one within the fireplace. He then provided to exchange her automotive, including the corporate had by no means completed one thing like that earlier than and would most likely by no means do it once more.
From the appears to be like of the video Danielle posted, it appears her Sorento was a third-generation mannequin. These vehicles have been included in a recall issued on September of 2022 for fireplace threat. Paperwork from NHTSA present that 2016-2022 Kia Sorento fashions might catch on fireplace as a consequence of a defect of their tow hitch harness.
Kia and the NHTSA warned homeowners of the affected automobiles to park exterior and away from constructions till the recall was addressed. It’s not sure whether or not Danielle’s Sorento burned as a consequence of that particular defect from las 12 months’s recall, however Kia has needed to difficulty various recollects currently as a consequence of fireplace dangers. Both approach, it looks as if Stanley goes to exchange Danielle’s Kia, which had the misfortune to be immolated, however, at the least, had the nice fortune of getting the Stanley in its cupholder on the time.