Unionized workers at Kia join their counterparts at affiliate Hyundai in staging a 4-hour work stoppage Aug. 21, raising the auto makers’ combined production loss to an estimated 5,500 units valued at 1.09 trillion won ($98 million). Analysts say the two 4-hour partial strikes against Hyundai held Aug. 20-21 by Korea Metal Workers Union members resulted in 4,200 units of lost production worth 87 billion won ($78 million). Kia officials tell WardsAuto that production losses from ...

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