Kia Motors

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Kia Motors
Traded asKRX: 000270
IndustryAutomobile manufacturer
FoundedDecember 11, 1944
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Area served
Key people
Han-Woo Park
(President & CEO)
RevenueIncrease23.26 trillion (2010)
($21.261 billion USD)
Increase₩2.254 trillion (2010)
($2.06 billion USD)
Total assetsIncrease₩18.625 trillion (2010)
($17 billion USD)
OwnerHyundai Motor Group (49.2%[1])
Number of employees
42,000 (as of November 2009)
Kia Motors
Revised RomanizationGia Jadongcha
McCune–ReischauerKia 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". Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  2. "보안상 차단된 페이지". Archived from the original on 2010-05-09. Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)