VIENNA – Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. reportedly is selling Kia Motors Corp. importer Kia Austria GmbH, owned 100% by Itochu, to German Kia importer Kia Motors Deutschland. Additionally, there are rumors that Itochu may be interested in selling its 50% stake in Mazda Motor Corp. importer, Mazda Austria GmbH. The remaining 50% share is held by the Austria’s Erste Bank. Mazda already announced in December it planned to purchase Erste Bank’s holding. The deal is expected to be ...

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