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.
AUTODROM MOST has extended this year’s cooperation with KIA MOTORS CZECH and ASAS, an authorized KIA retailer, which has renewed the fleet for safe driving courses with the new Kia cee’d 2017.
KIA MOTORS CZECH opened a new training center in the central Bohemian village of Nupaky, near Prague. A modern 400 sq m space will serve primarily for the training of dealers and their employees.
Kia Niro was announced as the environmental Car of the Year 2017 on Tuesday, March 14th at a gala event of the 23rd annual survey in the Czech Republic. The aim of this special category, in which the winner is determined by the professional public, is to vote for the most environmentally friendly vehicle.
Automakers magazine organized, in cooperation with journalists clubs, a contest for the best PR managers within Czech SDA in 2016. The motorcar journalists gathered 59 votes for a total of 19 executives of communication. The poll already knows its winner.
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