Recent labor strikes in South Korea won't hamper plans to have 4,000 new Spectra 4-door hatchbacks on dealer lots in time for the May 1 sales launch, Kia Motors America Inc. says. The Spectra is the first new model in a string of vehicles that KMA will roll out over the next 18 months, including its first minivan, midsize sedan and compact sport/utility vehicle (SUV). The expanded lineup should add to the already considerable momentum that has seen KMA's total U.S. sales rise 17% in the ...

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