Kia Motors Corporation
one of the fastest growing auto
makers in the world -- was founded in 1944 and is Korea's oldest manufacturer of
motor vehicles. As part of the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, Kia aims to become
one of the world's premier automotive brands. Kia's 12 manufacturing and assembly
operations in 7 countries produce more than 1.1 million vehicles a year that are sold
and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering 160 countries. Kia
today has over 32,500 employees and annual revenues of over $15 billion. Kia Motors
Corporation's brand slogan -- 'The Power to Surprise' -- represents the company's
global commitment to surpassing customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation.
is the sole distributor for KIA MOTORS in Afghanistan. In a country
where 90% of vehicles are second hand, Barakat Motors in 2006 started to sell
KIA vehicles in Afghanistan through a network of 3 showrooms. Genuine spare parts
are available and a modern and well equipped service center will soon be inaugurated
soon in order to satisfy the growing demand for well equipped and affordable vehicles in Afghanistan.
KIA Catalogue (pdf)