A bribery investigation in South Korea involving the CEO of Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. and his son, the president of Kia Motors Corp., is not disrupting plans for a new U.S. Kia plant, officials says. Representatives from both Kia Motors America and the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDED) tell Ward’s the plant is still a go, despite some media reports in Korea to the contrary. “This is really having no impact on us whatsoever,” a KMA spokesman says of the scandal. “It’s had no ...

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