Ten fun facts about Kia Motors


Fact 1
The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and is second only to the Hyundai Motor Company.

Fact 2
As of 2012, Kia Motors sold a total of 1.6 million automobiles in the country in the same fiscal year.

Fact 3
‘Kia’ from Kia Motors is roughly translated to ‘rising out of Asia’ in Sino-Korean language.

Fact 4
Kia Motors’ Chief Design Officer Peter Schreyer is the person responsible for the total overhaul of the Kia range of cars, Schreyer was previously affiliated with Audi as well as Volkswagen brands.

Fact 5
As of 2013, Hank Lee is the President of Kia Motors and the Hyundai Motor Company owns 33.99 per cent shares of the former.

Fact 6
Kia is known to be giving increased attention to the automobile market in Europe in order to tap it further.

Fact 7
The ‘Tiger Nose’ grille which was created by the new Chief Design Officer in 2007 was made to give the brand’s car a recognizable and strong face.

Fact 8
Since 1976, Kia has been producing and supplying military grade vehicles to the South Korean Army and the Kia Defense arm makes a total of six military vehicles.

Fact 9
Kia is regarded as South Korea’s oldest and most enduring car manufacturing company.

Fact 10
The slogan of this car manufacturer is “The Power to Surprise”.


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Is a car manufacturer in the country of South Korea and is the nation’s second-largest automobile brand

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