NANJING — Kia Motors Corp. becomes the first Korean automaker to build cars in China, through a joint venture with Yueda Automotive Co. Ltd. Jiangsu Yueda-Kia Automotive Co. Ltd. is starting volume production in Yancheng city in Jiangsu province. The company says it plans to turn out 3,000 units of its Pride YQZ6370 hatchback car before year-end. The plant's capacity is 50,000 vehicles. Kia has been exporting the Pride to China for more than a year. Yueda-Kia, which started in 1996 as ...
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