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Kia builds two millionth vehicle in the U.S.

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) has just built its two millionth vehicle since production began at the West Point assembly plant on November 16th, 2009. It was white 2016 Kia Sorento SXL.

“Assembling two million vehicles in less than seven years is a remarkable achievement, and one that each of our team members can take a lot of pride in,” said KMMG President and CEO Hyun-Jong Shin. “The world-class quality that goes into every Sorento CUV and Optima midsize sedan we build is a direct result of the hard work and commitment of our team members, and today we salute their commitment to excellence.” 

KMMG, together with on-site and local suppliers, is responsible for the creation of more than 15,000 jobs in the West Point area.