Our Company

"People are the heart and soul of this company," said Mr. Byung Mo Ahn, the Group Vice Chairman and CEO of Kia Motors America and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. "The ongoing devotion of our team members greatly contributes to the remarkable success of Kia in both quality and sales."

Our People

The team members at KMMG work together as one system, one team pulling in the same direction while always striving for continuous improvement. KMMG’s team members are this plant’s greatest resource.

Our Products

KMMG team members have a deep commitment to building world class products at our West Point, Ga. plant, the first North American automobile manufacturing facility for Kia. Click below to find out more about the Sorento, Optima and other Kia products.

A message from Vice Chairman Ahn

I want to take the time to thank you for visiting our website and to tell you a few things about Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) and the Kia brand in the United States.

We are extremely proud to call KMMG the home for the Kia Sorento and Kia Optima in the U.S. Both vehicles continue to lead the way for the Kia brand.

In the News

On Thursday, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) presented the third $300,000 contribution to the SAE Foundation for STEM education in Troup County. This makes $900,000 in contributions from KMMG for this program since 2012. Shown, from left: Randy Jackson, KMMG’s senior vice president of human resources and administration; Corinne Hodges, KMMG’s manager of public relations; Chris Ciuca, director of pre-professional programs at SAE International, Karen Cagle, assistant superintendent for Troup County Schools; and Lori Gatmaitan, director of the SAE Foundation.


Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia continues support of SAE Foundation and Troup Schools with third $300K contribution   (LaGrange, Ga.) Nov 18, 2014 – On Thursday, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG ...