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Kia Motors

South Korean automobile manufacturer

Kia Motors (Korean: 기아자동차, ki.a) is a car company. The headquarters are in Seoul, South Korea. It is the second-largest automobile manufacturer in that country, after Hyundai Motor Company. Kia sold of over 1.4 million vehicles in 2010.[2] The company is partly owned by the Hyundai Motor Group. Hyoung-Keun (Hank) Lee has been president since August 2009.[3]

Kia Motors
기아자동차
Public
Traded asKRX: 000270
IndustryAutomobile manufacturer
FoundedDecember 11, 1944
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Han-Woo Park
(President & CEO)
ProductsAutomobiles
RevenueIncrease23.26 trillion (2010)
($21.261 billion USD)
Increase₩2.254 trillion (2010)
($2.06 billion USD)
Total assetsIncrease₩18.625 trillion (2010)
($17 billion USD)
OwnerHyundai Motor Group (49.2%[1])
Number of employees
42,000 (as of November 2009)
Websitekia.com
Kia Motors
Hangul
기아자동차
Hanja
起亞自動車
Revised RomanizationGia Jadongcha
McCune–ReischauerKia Chadongch'a

The word Kia comes from Korean words meaning "to arise to the world from Asia".

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Common/filedown.aspx?path=AnnualReport&filename=2009AR.pdf Hyundai Motor 2009 annual report". Worldwide.hyundai.com. Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  2. "보안상 차단된 페이지". Kmcir.com. Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  3. http://www.kia.co.nz/Libraries/Generic%20Content/Kia%20Motors%20Corporation%20appoints%20new%20President.sflb