Slovakia’s economy, dominated by automakers including Volkswagen Group, PSA Group, Kia and Jaguar Land Rover, slowed unexpectedly in the second quarter when it expanded by 1.9 percent, down from a 3.7 percent rise in the first quarter and missing analysts’ expectations of 3.3 percent growth.
Kia will add a 48-volt mild hybrid Ceed next year to the compact hatchback’s gasoline and diesel engine lineup, the automaker’s chief operating officer for Europe, Michael Cole, said.
Arnošt Barna was waiting for the definitive confirmation of the Chief Executive Officer of Kia Motors Czech for more than a year. The company officially appointed him as CEO on January 4, 2018, with effect from January 1, 2018.
UniCredit Leasing has become an exclusive provider of financial services for Kia Motors Czech for the next three years. Under the trade name KIA FINANCE, UniCredit Leasing will provide credit and leasing products for end customers, including new brand cars called KIA SELECT.
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