VIENNA – The Hyundai Motor Mfg. Rus plant in St. Petersburg, Russia, which launched serial production of Hyundai cars in January, will add a Kia model in mid-August. Currently, the factory manufactures the Hyundai Solaris, the Russian version of the new Accent/Verna, as a 4-door subcompact sedan and 5-door hatchback. HMMR, which is owned 30% by Korean-sibling Kia, will add serial production of its first Kia model Aug. 15. Kia initially considered about 100 names, but in the end ...
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