Monday, June 05, 2006

KIA observes a sales growth in May

Written by: S.M.Mehdi Hassan
Famous Korean automobile producer KIA has posted an 8.2% rise in their overseas sales in May. The report published in says that in May KIA sold a total of 75,474 vehicles. Sales in Europe grew 12%, in North America 6.4%, and 5.1% in general market. In Europe KIA sold 28,834 units, in North America 16,625 units and 30,015 units in general market. In this year, KIA’s most popular model is Cerato, also known as Spectra, which sold 52,695 units. Other popular models are -- Sorento, mid size SUV; Picanto (50,233 units) and Sportage compact SUV (43,644 units). Jung-Moon Park, Senior Executive Vice President and COO of KIA Motors Corporation, was very happy with the sales growth and also said that customers are now recognizing their “unbeatable package of quality, performance, styling, functionality and value”.

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KIA Motors posts 8.2% rise in overseas sales in May