Kia Motors Corp. reportedly is looking to build a manufacturing plant in the Association of South East Asian Nations region and will announce a decision on its location sometime next year. Yontrakit Kia Motors Co. Ltd. Executive Director Boonyarit Phongmekhin tells The Nation newspaper a manufacturing base in an ASEAN country will give the South Korean auto maker low import tariffs under the ASEAN Free Trade Area agreement. Yontrakit Kia Motors is the sole distributor of the Kia brand in ...

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