KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RECORD FIRST QUARTER SALES
Company Sets New Mar Sales Record Highlighted By Sale of Three Millionth Vehicle in a U.S.
IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2010 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a brands all-time best Mar sales of 30,522 units sold, a 23.5-percent boost over a same duration final year and 10.7-percent boost over a prior Mar sales record set in 2007. Year-to-date sales are adult 11.3-percent for a record best initial entertain ever, and for a third uninterrupted month a all-new Sorento CUV was Kias best-selling vehicle. Sorento, that arrived in dealerships in early Jan and is a brands initial car to be assembled1 in a U.S., posted sales of 9,156 units, an 11.5-percent boost over February. Kias record Mar opening also noted a poignant miracle as a code sole a 3 millionth car in a U.S.
Kia Motors is achieving record sales in a center of a many assertive new product launch cycle in association story that is delivering vehicles like a all-new Sorento that mix world-class pattern with a latest record and preference features, pronounced B.M. Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). Groundbreaking products like a Soul, Forte, Forte Koup and Sorento have fast altered Kias DNA and towering a brands profile, and are a pushing force behind a sales records. We pattern this trend to continue as new models come on line after this year.
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. With dual new car introductions and several other pivotal initiatives designed for 2010, Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and with new record such as UVO powered by Microsoft2 infotainment complement (to be accessible in name Kia models in a U.S. commencement in summer 2010).
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.com.
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1 Kia vehicles fabricated during a Kia U.S. plant are fabricated in a U.S. from U.S. and globally-sourced parts.
2 Microsoft is a purebred heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.