Kia started producing a new model in Žilina

This is how the car looks.

A new type of car started rolling off the production lines in the northern-Slovak town of Teplička nad Váhom earlier this week.

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The Kia Motors Slovakia plant launched the production of its new crossover, Kia XCeed, on August 5, after a two-week summer break in the plant, company spokesperson Ján Žgravčák informed.

The model was ceremonially launched in late June in the German city of Frankfurt am Main.

It is the sixth unique model to be produced in the plant, which is the only Europe-based plant of the Korean carmaker. The plant has so far produced more than 3.4 million vehicles and more than 5 million engines, the Sme daily reported.

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