Kia Motors Corp. is mulling over establishing a truck plant in North America, says a South Korean news report. The Seoul Economic Daily says pickup truck production would begin in 2005, quoting Kia Vice President Jeon Myung-Hun. Hun says Kia wants to export more SUVs and trucks and fewer small, low-priced cars. Earlier, a top U.S. Kia official told Ward’s there are no plans to share capacity with Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. at a new plant it has under construction in Alabama. But he did not ...

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