To hit ambitious 2006 North American sales targets, Kia Motors Corp. is hosting groups of U.S. dealers, who will travel to the auto maker’s home base of South Korea for four days of intensive briefings, team building and facility tours. In total, more than 300 of Kia’s 640 U.S. dealers are expected to undergo the orientations over the next two months, a Kia spokesman tells Ward’s. The program began March 6, with about 60 dealers making the trip. “Many of these dealers have never been to ...

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