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Kia Optima 2012: Assembly at the factory in West Point, Georgia

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia adds Optima sedan 2011 production

The state of West Point plant of Georgia launches a third wave of recruitment preparation has the addition of a second vehicle Kia

• The addition of a second vehicle Kia has the first American assembly plant Kia brings the total number of jobs has KMMG to nearly 3,000

• The intermediate sedan Emeritus Kia will be produced side-by-side with great seller Sorento SUV has KMMG [1]

Kia Motors recently announced its intention to increase production at the plant Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) by adding the intermediate sedan Emeritus Kia Optima. The plant at West Point in the state of Georgia should begin production of the Optima 2012 model year in the third quarter of 2011. KMMG is currently accepting applications for employment when she launches the third wave recruitment in support of this increased production. It is expected that the total number of crew members KMMG reaches nearly 3,000 people later this year.

"The success of the West Point plant in Georgia and the high quality of Sorento SUVs that are built well demonstrated attention to detail, commitment to quality and the superb work shown by the team of KMMG; It is for this reason that Kia Motors has decided to add Optima production chain of the plant, "noted Byung Mo Ahn, president and CEO of the Group, Kia Motors America (KMA) and KMMG. "Kia is experiencing huge growth and increased production has KMMG will create more jobs at the plant and at suppliers in the area. All this proves our unwavering commitment to regional and national economies. "

KMMG began production of the 2011 Sorento in November 2009. SUV has consistently met expectations and was the best-selling Kia Canada Inc. (KCI) six months in a row. In 2010, the Sorento built in the U.S. REPRESENTED 18.9 percent of total sales of KCI. The plant currently has over 2,300 team members producing more than 123,500 Sorento models in 2010. Possessing a production capacity of 300,000 vehicles per year, it is expected that the KMMG generates more than 7,500 new jobs place and from local suppliers, bringing the total number to 3,000 members of crew at the factory.

The announcement of the production of the Optima is made while the share sale and walk Kia is a rising following a transformation carried out by the design initiated by the company. After establishing a record annual sales uneven in 2010, KCI reported the best month of March and the best quarterly sales results in its history. The 2011 Kia Optima has been placed on the market last month and started to arrive in dealerships in Canada.

The elegant 2011 Optima has been well received by consumers and the industry since its inception in the fall of 2010. This new chapter in the history of Optima was preceded by a series of awards, including the general rating five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the title of "Best Buy" from Consumer Guide ® Automotive, the title of "Best choice in security" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the title the "More covets publishers" of Edmund's InsideLine.com and the title of "Best of the Best" Red Dot 2011, the highest award of the competition or only the best products in each category are eligible.

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) is the first North American plant of Kia Motors Corporation of Seoul, South Korea. The KMMG is located on a site of 2,200 acres in West Point, in the state of Georgia. It built the 2011 Kia Sorento, production began on 16 November 2009. At full capacity, the plant can build 300,000 vehicles per year with piece of American and global source.

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