A Kia spokesman confirms the auto maker and its employee union will discuss plans to expand annual capacity by more than 100,000 units at its combined commercial vehicle-SUV-passenger manufacturing complex in Gwangju, Korea. The Gwangju factory currently produces the Sportage SUV and Soul urban car, in addition to trucks and buses. It also assembles complete-knocked-down units of the Sportage and Soul for subsequent assembly in China. The expansion would entail investment of 171 ...

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