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70 years of progress and innovation
Kia's casting plant opens in Asan.
The midsize Concord sedan starts production.
Kia's export exceeds 100 million dollars.
The Pride sets foot on U.S. soil.
The Pride starts production.
The one ton diesel Bongo starts production.
The passenger car Brisa is unveiled.
The Brisa pickup starts production.
The Sohari Plant opens.
The T-600 starts production.
The three wheeler K-360 starts production.
Korea's first 1,000 ton press is installed.
The Shiheung Plant opens.
The Samchully, Korea's first bicycle, is unveiled.
The company is renamed Kia Industries.
Kia's second plant opens in Busan.
Kia's first plant opens in Yeongdeungpo, Seoul.
Kyungsung Precision Industry, the origin of Kia, is founded.