Kia production under pressure due to union’s renewed partial strikes.
Hyundai continues to reel from relentless partial strikes in South Korea. Workers downed tools again for nine hours Wednesday, including a 1-hour overtime boycott, bringing official lost production to 24,268 units valued at 497.9 billion won ($448 million), a Hyundai spokesman tells WardsAuto. A further 9-hour strike is scheduled by Hyundai’s union for Friday, which likely will take total lost output to 30,000 vehicles. Sister auto maker Kia also is under pressure. After a short ...
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