TEMECULA, CA – Kia Motors America officially is killing its Borrego SUV and Rondo multipurpose vehicle in the U.S. market, a company spokesman tells Ward’s, which reported in July the slow-selling models were on the bubble. The Borrego, introduced here in 2008, and Rondo, which debuted in 2007, both added to Kia’s overall volume growth in recent years, but they took away production capacity from better-selling vehicles. “Every little bit (of capacity) helps,” Tom Loveless, vice ...

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