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|Traded as||KRX: 000270|
|Founded||December 11, 1944|
|Headquarters||Seoul, South Korea|
(President & CEO)
|Revenue||₩23.26 trillion (2010) |
($21.261 billion USD)
|₩2.254 trillion (2010) |
($2.06 billion USD)
|Total assets||₩18.625 trillion (2010) |
($17 billion USD)
|Owner||Hyundai Motor Group (49.2%)|
Number of employees
|42,000 (as of November 2009)|
|Revised Romanization||Gia Jadongcha|
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. The company is partly owned by the Hyundai Motor Group. Hyoung-Keun (Hank) Lee has been president since August 2009.
The word Kia comes from Korean words meaning "to arise to the world from Asia".
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