Kia Motors offers a complete line of vehicles, including the rear-drive K900 flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle
Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea. KMA proudly serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and set an all-time annual sales record in 2015, surpassing the 600,000 unit mark for the first time in company history. KMA offers a complete line of vehicles, including the rear-drive K900 flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle, through a network of more than 765 dealers across the United States. Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, builds the Optima and Sorento and is responsible for the creation of more than 15,000 plant and supplier jobs. The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts. K900 available in select trims and in select markets with limited availability. Soul EV in select markets with limited availability.
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Kia Motors Corporation
Kia Motors Corporation, founded in 1944, headquartered in Seoul, is South Korea's second-largest and oldest automobile manufacturer. Over 1.5 million vehicles a year are produced in 13 manufacturing and assembly operations in eight countries, which are then sold and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering 172 countries. Kia today has 40,000 full-time employees worldwide and annual revenues of over US$14.6 billion and is now a subsidiary of the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group (33.88% owned by the Hyundai Motor Company)
From its very humble beginnings as a manufacturer of bicycle parts by hand on the outskirts of Seoul, Korea, Kia Motors has emerged as the driving force behind the Korean motor vehicle for the last six decades, laying claim to the production of the country’s first automobile as well as Korea’s first automobile export.
The word “Kia” is derived from the Chinese characters Ki, meaning to “arise or come up out of” and a, referring to Asia. So when put together, Kia means to “arise or come up out of Asia”
Today, Kia has truly risen as a major global player and boasts an ever-expanding product line-up that is sold through a network of distributors and dealers covering around 180 countries around the world. Around 49,000 Kia employees spanning the globe form an expansive human network that aspires for excellence on behalf of our valued customers.
Kia Motors Corporation
12, Heolleung-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea
|Company name||Kia Motors Corporation|
|CEO||Hyoung-Keun Lee, Han-Woo Park|
|Industry||Auto Manufacturing and Sales|
|Date of Establishment||Dec. 11, 1944|
|Total Assets||KRW 45,980 billion|
|Paid-in-Capital||KRW 24,204 billion|
|Fiscal Year-end||December, 2015|
|Headquarter||12, Heolleung-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul|
|Date of Listing||Jun 21, 1973|
Hyundai Motor Group
The Hyundai Motor Group is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. It is the largest automobile manufacturer in South Korea, the second largest automaker in Asia after Toyota. The group was formed through the purchase of 51% of South Korea's second-largest car company, Kia Motors, by Hyundai Motor Company in 1998. As of December 31, 2013, Hyundai owns 33.88% of Kia Motors. The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group also refers to the group of affiliated companies interconnected by complex shareholding arrangements, with Hyundai Motor Company regarded as the de facto representative of the group. It is the 2nd largest South Korean chaebol or conglomerate, after Samsung Group, related to other Hyundai-name industries following a specialized development split and restructuring which resulted in Hyundai Motor group, Hyundai Heavy Industries group, Hyundai Development group, Hyundai Department group, and Hyundai Marine and Fire Insurance group.
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