Kia Sedona rolled out by Thaco


(QNO) - On October 29th, the Kia Sedona  roll-out ceremony was held at the Chu Lai- Truong Hai Automobile Manufacturing and Assembly Complex. This is the 8th design of Kia Motors Corporation (South Korea) produced and assembled in Vietnam by Thaco- Truong Hai Automobile Co., ltd. On this occasion, new Mazda 2- the 5th design in Mazda Corporation’s (Japan) technology transfer was also presented.

Quang Nam provincial leaders congratulate Thaco on new automobile  model.
Quang Nam provincial leaders congratulate Thaco on new automobile model.

Kia Sedona, one of 10  models with the best interiors in 2015, belongs to the part of high-level multi-uses, strong engine, comfortable and luxurious interiors. All equipment quality and safety are required by American standard. Meanwhile, Mazda 2 with SkyActiv technology and Kodo design language leads the B-series part in operation, equipment, driving feeling. It is also the first design with LED technology for the headlight, multimedia connection system (Mazda connect), 7-inch LCD screen. The prominent point is the gearbox sport mode, stop and start engine economizing on fuel.

According to Thaco, this company produced, assembled and distributed into Vietnam’s market more than 75,000 Kia cars after 8 years co-operating with Kia Motors and sold over 28,000 Mazda cars after 3 years co-operating with Mazda Corporation. Mazda has become Japanese auto trade name having the second biggest turnover in Vietnam.  

According to Thaco Deputy General Director Pham Van Tai,  the Kia Sedona and Mazda roll-out demonstrates that Thaco can produce, assemble autos towards taking part in global value chain, entering the markets of AFTA (ASEAN Free Trade Area) and ASEAN region.

On behalf of provincial leaders, the permanent Vice Chairman of Quang Nam People's Committee Huynh Khanh Toan admitted and appreciated Thaco’s efforts for  its contributions to the State budget and creating more jobs for Quang Nam labourers.