Kia says committed to Sovakia, but wary of delays


SEOUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-biggest auto maker, does not intend to abandon a plan to build a 1 billion euro ($1.2 billion) car plant in Slovakia despite a likely delay in construction, a Kia official said on Thursday. However, the official, who declined to be named, said Kia would press authorities in Slovakia to help get the project moving and avoid land disputes blowing the timing unacceptably off course. Slovakia's government has approved a plan to ...

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