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Kia Motors Corporation is an internationally recognized automobile manufacturing company. The company began operations on June 9, 1957. It is one of the oldest automobile manufacturing companies derived its name from a Sino-Korean words ki which means to come out and a means Asia. They began its manufacturing business by producing bicycle parts and with the coming of 1951, the company started manufacturing whole bicycles. After one year, in 1952 the company came to known as Kyungsung Precision Industry. In 1957, the company started manufacturing complete motor cycle etc. Car Manufacturing was started by company in 1974, when company setup its first automotive assembly plant, called Sohari Plant. The company generally produces automotive spare parts for Hyundai Motor Company which is also the member company of the Kio Motors.
Kia Motors became popular near 1980, when company produces wide range of smal Brisa company. Later on, under an agreement with Ford, the company manufactured variety of Mazda vehicle for sale in South Korea, some of popular models were Mazda 121, Ford Festiva, Ford Aspire. In October 2006, Kia Motors also opened one more manufacturing utility in West Point, Georgia. Today company is specialized in manufacturing SUV& MPV cars, Hatchback cars,
commercial vehicles etc. Some of its popular vehicle models Optima, Certo Koup, Picanto LPGi, Cerato, Soul, Venga, Sportage, Sorento, Rondo, Kia Qurois etc.
Hyundai Motor company has shares of 32.8% in Kia Motors Corporation. Kia Motors Corporation has over 13 manufacturing utility in eight separate countries. To promote and marketing of vehicles, the company has established a wide network distributors and dealers spread over 172 different companies. The company has strength of over 42,000 employees all over the world. To make strong presence in America and Europe, the company started established subsidiaries in these two countries. Kia Motors, America is prominent marketing and distribution center of the company having over 755 dealers across the United States. In the United States, the company became 8th best selling automotive brand. With the coming of 1999, the company started producing van for single uses. The company entered European market in 2007 after establishment of Kia's European subsidiaries, called Kia Motors Europe. The company also has been started producing Army vehicles since 1976, Kaiser Jeep M7-15, one of the army vehicles manufactured by the company. Moving toward the manufacturing unit, some of company's major manufacturing plants are Hwaseong plant, Hwaseong, Sohari Plant, Gwangmyeong and Gwangju Plant, Gwangju. Apart from this the company's units are spread in countries like Malaysia, China, Russia etc.
Kia Motors has also been associated with sponsorship, Kia Tigers, Toronto Football Club, Vitoria Futebol Clube, Spartak Moscow, Qormi FC, Essendon Football Club etc. Apart from this, the company sponsor some sports events such as FIFA World Cup, Archery World Cup, X Games, X Games Asia, Copa Kia Do Brasil etc. The company has association with National Basketball, Women Basketball and Liga ACB.