The alleged theft of Kia Motors Corp.'s advanced product design and production technology by a group of present and former Kia employees in South Korea may have a significant impact on Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., as well, Ward's has learned. A Korean public prosecutor's office says it has indicted nine people and arrested five for selling vehicle-production technology to a Chinese automotive-consulting firm, which in turn sold it to a Chinese auto maker that one Korean newspaper suggests is ...

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