TEPLICKA NAD VAHOM, Slovakia – Engine production tops 1 million units since launch in November 2006 at the Kia Motors Slovakia car and engine plant here, near the city of Zilina. Currently, 1.4L and 1.6L gasoline engines and 1.4L, 1.6L and 1.7L diesel powerplants are manufactured in Slovakia. Gas engines accounted for some 60% of the first 1 million units. Kia produced about 320,100 engines in Slovakia last year, up 31.5% from 2009. The plant currently makes more than 1,350 engines a ...

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