Kia Motors Corp. reportedly faces a delay of up to nine months in clearing the site for its first car-assembly plant in Slovakia. The Slovak government pledged to clear the site by the end of August, but there has been a breakdown in negotiations with landowners in Zilina, Slovakia. Some 900 owners of 90 acres (40 ha) at the 544-acre (220-ha) site reportedly have rejected the government’s offer, demanding twice the amount per square foot. The government has decided to begin compulsory ...

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