Kia Motors

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Kia Motors
기아자동차
Type Public
Traded as KRX: 000270
Industry Automobile manufacturer
When it was created June 9, 1944
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Area served Worldwide
Key people Hyoung-Keun Lee
(President & CEO)
Things made Automobiles
Money earned Increase23.26 trillion (2010)
($21.261 billion USD)
Net income Increase₩2.254 trillion (2010)
($2.06 billion USD)
Total assets Increase₩18.625 trillion (2010)
($17 billion USD)
Owner(s) Hyundai Kia Automotive Group (49.2%[1])
Employees 42,000 (as of November 2009)
Website kia.com
Kia Motors
Hangul 기아자동차
Hanja 起亞自動車
Revised Romanization Gia Jadongcha
McCune–Reischauer Kia Chadongch'a

Kia Motors (Korean: 기아자동차, ki.a) is a car company. The headquarters are in Seoul, South Korea. It is the second-largest automobile manufacturer in that country, after Hyundai Motor Company. Kia sold of over 1.4 million vehicles in 2010.[2] The company is partly owned by the Hyundai Motor Group. Hyoung-Keun (Hank) Lee has been president since August 2009.[3]

The word Kia comes from Korean words meaning "to arise to the world from Asia".

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  1. "Common/filedown.aspx?path=AnnualReport&filename=2009AR.pdf Hyundai Motor 2009 annual report". Worldwide.hyundai.com. http://worldwide.hyundai.com. Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  2. "보안상 차단된 페이지". Kmcir.com. http://www.kmcir.com/eng/kire3000/kire3100.asp. Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  3. http://www.kia.co.nz/Libraries/Generic%20Content/Kia%20Motors%20Corporation%20appoints%20new%20President.sflb