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Kia to invest $200M in Georgia plant to begin building electric SUV there, jobs available

July 12, 2023

ATLANTA — Kia will invest $200 million in its Georgia factory to begin producing an electric-powered SUV, the company announced Wednesday. Gov. Kemp made the announcement in a press release on Wednesday. In addition, the South Korean company said it would hire an additional 200 workers to begin producing its large EV9 vehicle in West Point early next year. Over 40% of Kia vehicles sold in the U.S. are currently manufactured in West Point.  The money and jobs will go towards assembling Kia’s new all-electric 2024 EV9 three-row SUV, according to the governor’s office.

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