Kia Motors Corp. has set March 14 as the tentative date it will make a formal announcement in Seoul regarding the site for its first U.S. production plant, a Kia spokesman tells Ward’s. While he declines to comment on media speculation as to where the plant will be located, he says once the official announcement is made, the South Korean auto maker will move fast to begin construction. “That’s the way we do business,” he says. “We would quickly begin preparation work for whatever site we ...

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