Kia Motors starts trial run at second China plant


SHANGHAI, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Kia Motors Corp. has begun trial operations at a new 6.8 billion yuan ($900 million) plant in China, with the first phase of mass production scheduled to start in October, the South Korean company said. Kia's China venture Dongfeng Yueda Kia, a three-way tie-up that includes China's Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. and Jiangsu Yueda Investment Co. , already operates a plant in east China making the Cerato, Optima and Rio models. The new plant will more than ...

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