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Kia Slovakia to make hot hatch

THE KIA Motors Slovakia plant will start producing a new model, the Kia pro_cee'd GT, next year. Kia Slovakia spokesman Dušan Dvořák informed the SITA newswire that the car will be a sports model.

THE KIA Motors Slovakia plant will start producing a new model, the Kia pro_cee'd GT, next year. Kia Slovakia spokesman Dušan Dvořák informed the SITA newswire that the car will be a sports model.

“The Kia pro_cee'd GT car will be available with a turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol GDI engine and a six-speed gearbox,” Dvořák added. The first cars should be completed during the second half of 2013.

Kia Motors Slovakia was the first production plant of the Kia Motors Corporation to be established in Europe. Production in the plant started in December 2006. Currently the Slovak plant employs over 3,900 people. More than 1,257,000 vehicles have been produced there since it began operating.

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