TEPLICKA NAD VAHOM, Slovakia – Kia Motors Slovakia s.r.o. begins serial production of the next-generation Sportage cross/utility vehicle at its only European plant here near the city of Zilina. “We are planning to produce up to 40,000 new Sportage vehicles this year,” Kia Motors Slovakia President and CEO In-Kyu Bae tells Ward’s. It is the first time the plant, which launched output in 2006, will switch to next-generation production of a vehicle it already manufactures. The Slovak ...
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