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Kia mulling Forte production in US?

by Jeffrey N. Ross (RSS feed) on Oct 30th, 2012 at 4:20PM

Since we already know what the 2014 Kia Forte will look like courtesy of the Kia K3 and Cerato, the big news at the car's official debut at the LA Auto Show could end up being where the car is built. Reuters is reporting that Kia is considering building the all-new Forte in the US, and while it didn't say which plant, we'd venture to guess the redesigned compact will be built alongside its sister car, the Hyundai Elantra, in Montgomery, Alabama. This report is even more credible following an article in Bloomberg that indicates that labor disputes and union strikes in South Korea affected... Read More

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