Kia Motors Posts 4.2% Global Sales Growth in April

Kia Motors Corporation announced today its global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles for April 2013, recording a total of 239,347 units sold. This figure represents a 4.2% year-on-year increase.

In April, Kia posted a year-on-year sales increase in China of 19.6% (48,482 units sold) along with positive gains in Europe and Kia's home market of Korea with 7.1% (53,058 units sold) and 1.4% (40,554 units sold), respectively. Meanwhile, April sales in general markets* and North America decreased by 4.3% (42,116 units sold) and 0.8% (55,137 units sold), correspondingly. Cumulatively through the first four months of 2013, Kia's global sales have increased by 3.1% year-on-year to reach 832,708 units.

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