(QNO) - At the inauguration ceremony of the upgraded and expanded Thaco Kia factory taking place on September 14, the all-new Kia Soluto was presented to the public.
The upgrading and expanding of Thaco Kia factory started in March 2019 with a total invested capital of VND 450 billion on a total area of 20 hectares. The factory upgraded focuses on automation, management digitalization, and production according to customers’ requirements, increasing the capacity from 20,000 to 50,000 vehicles a year.
The Thaco Kia factory can produce all the Kia models whose quality is similar to those produced in South Korea. At the same time, Thaco will produce accessories in order to meet customers’ requirements. Thaco is also determined to increase localization rate to provide its customers with high-quality cars at low price.
In Vietnam market, there are 18 versions of 6 Kia models including Kia Morning, Kia Cerato, Kia Sorento, Kia Rondo, Kia Optima and Kia Sedona. Among them, Kia Morning and Kia Cerato are the models of customers’ interests.
Kia Soluto introduced at the event is the all-new model of Class B. It is equipped with the new generation of Kappa engine 1.4L and 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission.
There are 3 versions of Kia Soluto: AT Deluxe, MT Deluxe with 6 colors and MT with 2 colors. Customers who buy a large number of cars can ask Thaco to get the colors they like.
On behalf of the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee, Deputy Chairman Huynh Khanh Toan congratulated Thaco on its success and highly appreciated its efforts. Quang Nam promised to accompany Thaco to have timely supports for its growth and Quang Nam comprehensive development.