KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES DECEMBER SALES
2009 Sales Up 9.8 Percent;
Company Achieves 15th Consecutive Year of Increased Market Share
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2010 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced Dec sales of 21,048 units, a 43.7-percent boost over a same month final year, and sum 2009 sales of 300,063 units, a 9.8-percent boost over a same duration final year. Kia tiny cars, including Rio, Forte, Forte Koup and Soul led a approach in monthly sales volume.
“In a midst of a largest joining to a U.S. marketplace ever, we have once again prevailed opposite formidable mercantile times and a down automotive attention by augmenting a marketplace share for a 15th uninterrupted year,” pronounced B.M. Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. “Our new and appealing pattern expansion interconnected with a core beliefs of quality, safety, value and record will continue to boost a code into a subsequent decade.”
Kia Motors is in a midst of a dramatic, design-led transformation, that has been delivering boldly styled vehicles in several critical segments during accurately a right time contributing to a brands continued gains in U.S. marketplace share. The launch of a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, a central car of a NBA and a initial car to be built during a companys initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, will serve raise a lineup and is now nearing in dealerships.
About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 670 dealers via a United States. For 2009, KMA accessible a 15th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline “The Power to Surprise.”
Kia Motors America is a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.comMONTH OF DECEMBER
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