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    Report: Kia takes Georgia plant offline after supplier fire

    Kia is shutting down the lines at its West Point, GA, factory today, after a fire struck a nearby parts supplier. According to Reuters, the Kia plant will be closed for two days, with production scheduled to resume on Wednesday morning. Kia builds its Optima sedan and Sorento crossover at the ...

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    Kia adding Optima production line to Georgia plant

    The Kia Optima has been a resounding success from the minute the midsize sedan's redesigned 2011 model hit dealer showrooms. Optima sales have nearly doubled since its November introduction, which has helped the automaker claim a 36 percent sales increase on the year. The Korean automaker seems ...

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    Kia confirms Hyundai Santa Fe to be produced alongside Sorento

    Officially confirming what we've all but known for some time now, Kia announced this morning that its West Point, Georgia plant will add a second vehicle to its production line, the 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe. The move will also be paired with the addition of a second shift beginning October 1, ...

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    Kia looking to assemble vehicles in Georgia

    Since Hyundai/Kia has dropped the idea of a pickup truck, Kia's new assembly plant in West Point, Georgia will instead turn out small cars. The first vehicle that will roll off the assembly lines in 2009 is Kia's Sorento, with body on frame construction well suited to a pickup. What doesn't seem ...

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    Kia, Hyundai delay U.S., Czech Republic plants "indefinitely"

    As the fallout from the Korean government's investigation into Hyundai Motor Co. begins to impact company operations, both Hyundai and subsidiary Kia Motors have postponed construction of new manufacturing facilities in Europe and the U.S.Kia Motors said Thursday that it was delaying its $1.2 ...


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