70 years of progress and innovation
The Optima is launched.
Hyundai and Kia merged.
The Sedona is launched.
The Elan, Korea's first authentic sports car, is launched.
The Sportage completes the 1993 Paris-Dakar Rally.
The Sportage is launched.
The Sephia, Kia's first independently developed passenger car, starts production.
Kia Motors launched in the United Kingdom.