TEPLICKA NAD VAHOM, Slovakia – Kia Motors Slovakia s.r.o., the Kia Motors Corp. plant based here near the city of Zilina, launches serial production of the Cee’d 5-door hatchback with plans to produce some 5,000 units by the end of the year. Two additional Cee’d body versions will be added in 2007, the 5-door wagon in August and 3-door hatchback in December. The €1 billion ($1.3 billion) plant also will manufacture the Kia Sportage cross/utility vehicle beginning next July. The facility ...

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