KIA Motors Corporation was founded in 1944 and is the oldest automobile company of Korea. As part of the industrial group Hyundai-KIA, the company aims to become one of the world leaders in the automotive industry.
Annually, the thirteen factories of the company, which are located in eight countries around the world, produce about 1.5 million vehicles. Dealer showrooms of KIA Motors operate in 172 countries around the world. The total number of employees of the corporation is more than 40 000 people and annual revenues are over $ 14.5 billion.