Kia Corporation (commonly known as Kia but known as KIΛ) (in Korean: formerly known as Kyungsung Precision Industry and Kia Motors Corporation) is a South Korean multinational automobile manufacturer based in Seoul, South Korea. of South Korea, according to Hyundai Motor Company, with sales of more than 2.8 million vehicles in 2019.

The KDealer Portal is a secure business-to-business gateway to Kia Motors America (KMA) proprietary systems and programs, including confidential and commercially sensitive information about KMA and its dealers. Kia was founded in December 1944 as Kyungsung Precision Industry, a manufacturer of steel tubes and bicycle parts that manufactured Korea’s first national bicycle, the Samchully, in 1951.

As of December 2015, Kia Corporation was minority-owned by Hyundai, which has an estimated 33.88% stake in more than $6 trillion. Kia for its part-owns a minority of more than twenty Hyundai subsidiaries between 4.9% and 45.37% with a total volume of more than 8.3 billion dollars.

The company opened its first integrated automobile manufacturer, the Sohari factory. , in 1973. [9] Kia built the small Mazda-based Brisa model line until 1981, when production was halted after new military dictator Chun Doohwan imposed the consolidation of the company’s industry. This forced Kia to run out of cars and focus entirely on trucks.

It is the responsibility of the utility company to determine which employees on behalf of the company have access to the system in addition to the functions they allow. In some cases, the licensed operator may delegate the authority of the license administrator to someone else within the licensee.

Kia America, Inc. was founded in California on October 21, 1992 and became the sales, marketing and sales division of Kia Corporation in the US KMA is headquartered in Irvine, California and currently offers a complete line of vehicles through more than 755 dealerships in the United States. The first two models to hit the US market in 1993 were the KIA Sephia and the Kia Sportage.