South Korean auto major Kia Motors said on Friday that it has crossed the 1 lakh cumulative sales milestone in India within 11 months as it commissioned vehicles here. The company entered the Indian market in August 2019 with the launch of its now-popular SUV Celtos and later launched a multipurpose carnival.
Kia Motors India said in a statement, “The company has become the fastest automaker in India, setting this record in just 11 months after launching its first car last year.” .
Koochun Shim, MD and CEO of Kia Motors India said, “2019 marked an important year for Kia as we introduced our first car for the Indian market with the aim of becoming a household name in the country. We Overwhelmed by the response and acceptance. ” Customers have shown us. ”
He said that reaching the 1 lakh milestone with just two products in a record time of 11 months is a testament to the company’s commitment to India.
“Today is a proud moment for all of us at Kia Motors India and after the immense success of Celtos and Carnival, we are confident to maintain the positive momentum and lead the Indian automobile industry by addressing the uncertain needs and aspirations of the customers Huh.” The upcoming Kia Sonnet, ”said Shim.
Kia Motors India said that it will be the global premiere of the compact SUV Kia Sonat on August 7, after which the market will debut during the festive season.