Kia releases passenger car sales figures

South Korean automobile manufacturer Kia Motors has announced its global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles for July 2010, recording a total of 180,930 units sold − a year-on-year increase of 26 per cent.

In July, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in all sales regions, including 59.6 per cent in general markets (38,797 units sold), 9.6 per cent in Korea (45,100 units sold), 19.2 per cent in the US (41,071 units sold), 16.7 per cent in Europe (32,257 units sold) and six per cent in China (23,705 units sold).