About Kia

Kia Corporation is South Korea’s longest-operating motor vehicle manufacturer. Founded in 1944 in Seoul, the company started making bicycles, steel tubing, and motorcycles. As part of the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, it is now the fifth-largest vehicle manufacturer globally.

Kia has grown to include 14 manufacturing and assembly plants in eight countries, with more than 1.4 million vehicles yearly rolling off the line. In South Korea, Kia has three vehicle factories, plus its research and development centre for new designs and product innovation.

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Kia invests 6% of its revenues each year on research and development. The company also innovate new products and environmentally safe technologies in its R&D facilities across the globe in the U.S.A., Japan, and Germany. At The Eco-Technology Research Institute near Seoul, Kia develops alternative energy fuel cells and new vehicle recycling processes.

Kia boasts affordable and attractive family vehicles as well as the benefits of The Kia Promise. The Kia Promise offers Kia owners several additional services, such as roadside assistance and service or repair guarantees. Also, Kia was among the first manufacturers to offer a transferrable 7-year, 100,000-mile warranty.

Kia is clearly here to stay as it continues to innovate new products and customer care services to meet new auto industry demands.

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