VIENNA – Kia Motors Slovakia manufactured a record number of cars at its plant in Teplicka nad Vahom near Zilina, Slovakia, in the year’s first half, despite unfavorable economic conditions in the European markets. The South Korean auto maker built 158,900 vehicles this year through June, up 6% from like-2012. The Slovak plant, which introduced a third shift in first-quarter 2012, worked at full capacity for the first time in its 7-year history during the first six months ...

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