Kia Georgia's West Point assembly plant plans expansion

Kia Georgia’s West Point assembly plant plans expansion

The plant is being transformed to produce the all-electric 2024 EV9 SUV starting in Q2 2024.

Kia announced its Georgia West Point assembly plant is undergoing a transformation that will allow for the assembly of the all-electric 2024 EV9 three-row SUV in the second quarter of 2024. The company said this $200+ million expansion will create nearly 200 additional jobs in Troup County with EV9 joining the Telluride, Sorento and Sportage SUVs and the K5 mid-size sedan as the fifth model to be assembled at Kia Georgia.

“Like Telluride, EV9 has the potential to be another ‘game changer’ for Kia,” Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia North America and Kia America, said. “This will be the most sophisticated vehicle that we have ever built and will be a standout in the EV market and on the road. Best of all, it will be assembled in West Point, Georgia.”

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