TITLE

Kia: U.S. plant 'definite' for '04

AUTHOR(S)
Crate, James R.; Gadacz, Oles
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/16/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5899, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Hyundai Group and Kia Motors America Inc.'s plan to build a car and truck factory in the United States in 2004. Projected capacity of the plant; Conduct of a feasibility study on the project; Factors that prompted the automakers to consider building a plant in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
3697113

 

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