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Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Begins Production of All-New 2020 Kia Telluride

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Patrick Sands

(West Point, GA.) February 15, 2019 – On Friday, the team of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) officially began production of the all-new 2020 Kia Telluride, Kia’s largest and most rugged SUV to date. The celebratory vehicle was dark moss in color and came equipped with the SX Prestige package. It was introduced by […]

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia donates $75,000 to West Georgia Health Foundation for cancer patient transportation

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by Patrick Sands

  (LaGrange, GA.) February 5, 2019 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) recently donated $75,000 to the West Georgia Health Foundation to benefit the Enoch Callaway Cancer clinic at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange to assist cancer patients with transportation to treatments. The donation includes the purchase of a 2019 Sorento, maintenance, insurance […]

Team members with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia have plant’s biggest ever ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

Posted on December 18th, 2018 by Patrick Sands

Pictured, team members from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) present toys from the plant’s record-breaking Toys for Tots drive to the U.S. Marine Corps League of LaGrange to provide to children throughout the county. “The generosity of the KMMG team is always an inspiration,” said Stuart Countess, KMMG’s chief administrative officer. “KMMG’s team members […]

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Hundreds of Fifth Grade Students Learned STEM Skills at SAE International/Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Event

Posted on November 21st, 2018 by Patrick Sands

WARRENDALE, Pa. (Nov. 20, 2018) – Creating the most efficient and smooth-running balloon-powered vehicle was the task for 500 fifth grade students on Thursday, Nov. 15 in Atlanta during the SAE International A World In Motion (AWIM) JetToy Competition, hosted by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG). Working in design teams, students culminated their classroom […]

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Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia signs on three students from THINC’s Expedition program

Posted on August 7th, 2018 by KMMG PR

(LaGrange, GA.) August 7, 2018 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) is pleased to announce that it has chosen three students from THINC College & Career Academy’s Expedition program, a work-based learning initiative. More than 30 students applied for the program, and 15 were chosen to serve as student interns, including the three signed on […]

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Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donates Vehicle to EAMC Lanier Hospital’s inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Unit

Posted on August 6th, 2018 by KMMG PR

(West Point, GA.) July 12, 2018 – Recently, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) donated a Kia Optima to the East Alabama Medical Center-Lanier Hospital’s inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Unit, which served more than 200 patients during the past year. The vehicle, which is a non-drivable unit, will be used to help patients recovering from musculoskeletal injuries […]

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Kia team members hold citywide cleanup in West Point

Posted on June 24th, 2018 by KMMG PR

By Chris Heaney – The Valley Times-News WEST POINT — Going about their day Monday morning, West Point residents might have seen large groups of people wearing orange vests while painting, shoveling, trimming or doing a variety of other outdoor projects. These people hard at work were employees of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and they were […]

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50 Troup County, Georgia, Middle School Students Visited Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia to Learn and Apply Key STEM Skills During SAE International Competition

Posted on June 7th, 2018 by KMMG PR

WARRENDALE, Pa. (June 7, 2018) – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc., welcomed 50 Troup County, Ga., middle school students last month to its manufacturing plant in West Point, Ga. The students participated in SAE International’s Motorized Toy Car competition. SAE International’s Motorized Toy Car Challenge is part of the award-winning A World In Motion® (AWIM) […]

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Team members at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia donate to the American Cancer Society

Posted on April 26th, 2018 by KMMG PR

(West Point, GA.) April 26, 2018 – Team members at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) recently donated $35,000 to the American Cancer Society through its team member donation program. KMMG matched a portion of the team member donations. KMMG’s “Matching Gift Program” allows team members to donate to five charities, and the American Cancer […]

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Hundreds of Fifth Grade Students Learned STEM Skills at SAE International/Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Event

Posted on November 2nd, 2017 by KMMG PR

WARRENDALE, Pa. (Nov. 20, 2017) – Creating the most efficient and smooth-running balloon-powered vehicle was the task for 500 fifth grade students on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Atlanta during the SAE International A World In Motion (AWIM) JetToy Competition, hosted by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG). “It is so exciting and encouraging to watch […]

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