• 07-SEP-2011

Kia Motors Posts 13.8% Global Sales Growth in August

Kia Motors Corporation announced its global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles for August 2011, recording a total of 197,695 units sold. This figure represents a year-on-year increase of 13.8%. In August, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in all of its overseas regions – 40.9% in China (37,748 units sold), 24.0% in North America (46,992 units sold), 19.8% in Europe (33,552 units sold) and 0.9% in general markets (42,792 units sold), while sales in the home market of Korea declined by 5.2% (36,611 units sold).