Kia Motors Europe is the European sales, marketing and service arm of the Kia Motors Corporation based in South Korea, responsible for marketing Kia products in 30 markets across Europe.
With its headquarters in the heart of Frankfurt, Germany, Kia has its finger on ‘the pulse of Europe’, delivering products, services and support to the rapidly growing number of Kia customers. Working at Kia is both challenging and rewarding, and the company structure encourages individuals to make vital contributions to its operations. The multi-cultural atmosphere is home to 27 different nationalities.
The company’s Frankfurt base houses one of Kia’s three global design centres, leading the effort to change perceptions of the Kia brand across Europe and worldwide. Its dedicated team of designers create concepts cars of the future, as well as production models for both Europe and the global market. For a decade, Kia’s European design centre has been at the forefront of the brand’s design-led transformation.
Today, Kia is among the fastest-growing brands in Europe and around the world. Since 2008, Kia’s European sales have increased every year. 2015 represented the brand’s eighth consecutive year of growth in Europe, with more than 380,000 cars sold.
Kia’s European production base, located in Žilina, Slovakia, supplies almost 60 percent of European demand for Kia products. The facility produces three vehicles for the European market – the cee’d model family (five-door hatchback and Sportswagon, as well as the three-door pro_cee’d coupe), the European-bestselling Sportage crossover, and Venga compact MPV.