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Kia Motors, LPGA And Michelle Wie Tee Off For Inaugural Kia Classic At La Costa Resort And Spa

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    SAN DIEGO, Calif., Mar 25, 2010 Building on movement determined in 2009 with 3 new products, record U.S. marketplace share and a opening of Kias initial automotive public plant on U.S. soil1, Kia Motors America (KMA) currently with a LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) and Michelle Wie tee off for a initial Kia Classic during La Costa Resort and Spa in pleasing Southern California. The full margin of veteran golfers promises to yield sparkling movement during a march of a contest and Kia will showcase sparkling new designs, like a Soul civic crossover, a car of choice for Michelle Wie (a unapproachable Soul owner), Forte compress sedan and Sorento CUV, on ideally manicured greens along a La Costa Resort and Spa Golf Course, a initial time a ancestral venue has hosted an LPGA debate event.

    Its a healthy synergy for Kia to be compared with a LPGA and Michelle Wie as we are all on a arise in a U.S. and globally, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, marketing, KMA. And immediately following a end of a Kia Classic, we will launch dual some-more products subsequent week that consolidate a Kia code value, peculiarity and pattern revolution.

    You dont boost marketplace share for 15 uninterrupted years like Kia Motors has achieved unless we yield value, prove consumer demand, and adopt complicated technologies and new designs, pronounced Mike Whan, LPGA Commissioner. Kia is driven to be a best, and has showcased a code worldwide. We during a LPGA aspire to a same achievements, and therefore were anxious to partner with Kia. We demeanour brazen to operative with them to showcase a best women golfers in a world.

    The Kia Classic presented by J Golf runs by Sunday, Mar 28.

    Kia Motors America in 2010

    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 4 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 comforts 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). The launch of a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, a central car of a NBA and a initial car to be fabricated during Kias initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, serve enhances a lineup, and is now 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 and recently achieved a best perform of sales ever. 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 For media information, including photography, revisit

    About a Ladies Professional Golf Association

    The LPGA is a worlds heading veteran golf classification for women. Founded in 1950, a organisation celebrates a opposite and storied membership with some-more than 1,700 members representing 28 opposite countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, teach and perform by showcasing a really best of womens golf, LPGA Tour Professionals contest opposite a globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (TCP) directly impact a diversion by teaching, coaching and management. The Duramed FUTURES Tour serves as a central developmental debate of a LPGA, consistently producing a tube of talent prepared for a universe stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow a LPGA on a disdainful wire home, Golf Channel, and on a Web via:,,, and

    1 Kia vehicles fabricated during a Kia U.S. plant are fabricated in a U.S. with U.S. and globally sourced parts.
    2 Microsoft is a purebred heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.

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