Communications announced in March 2006, Kia Motors, Kia automotive industry, plans to build assembly plant $ 1.2 billion in the United States. This is confirmed by the place and West Point, Georgia, and serve as the first production plant of Kia in America. Kia said the first car to come down the assembly line to begin production in 2009.
When working at full capacity, it is expected that the Kia to build a new plant to about 300,000 commercial vehicles in the new year. In addition, you will be providing this new building will be located an additional 2500 jobs in 2200 acres.
According to the President and CEO of Kia Motors America, JH Lee, "The decision by Kia Motors, to build a factory in the United States shows their confidence in our ability to continue to grow sales in the North American market." He added: "The plant is an important development in supporting the objectives of sales during the next decade."
Private cars in the Kia corporate campus is currently under construction in Irvine, California. With the expected date for the opening of December 2006, will include this new facility 65,000-square-foot design center. Over the past four years, Kia Motors has invested more than $ 300 million in America. Among the results of the state of the art center for research and development located in the state of Michigan, along with a custom vehicle built facility in the state of California.
After that first appeared in the U.S. market, and sought to Kia Motors full product line of vehicles and monitor their company has flourished over the past 12 consecutive sales records, which continues to this day.
Based Kia Motors, Kia automotive industry in South Korea. However, through the development of Kia Motors America and Kia are able to offer a full range of cars including Kia Motors, more than 600 car dealers the United States. Says one of the fastest growing car companies in the world, Kia was founded in 1944, making it the oldest manufacturers of cars in Korea. With the latest version of the company, including hybrid technology, Kia hopes to become one of the leaders of the global automobile market. With assembly and manufacturing operations in seven countries, Kia produces more than 1.1 million vehicles annually, which are then sold through a network of agents and distributors in 160 countries. With more than 32,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding $ 15 billion, Kia find the care to be an important part of that is success. As the main sponsor of the Australian Open tennis and football, Kia Motors plans to make further changes in coming years.