The Anantapur production facility is capable of producing up to around 300,000 units each year.
Kia Motors Inaugurates Indian production plant in Anantpur. (Image source: Kia)
Kia Motors Corporation has officially opened its new Indian production facility today in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh. Following a USD 1.1 billion investment by Kia, the new Kia Motors India (KMI) manufacturing plant is now fully operational.
The Anantapur production facility is capable of producing up to around 300,000 units each year. The plant occupies around 23 million square feet (2.16 km2 / 536 acres) and incorporates facilities for stamping, welding, painting and assembly. In addition to petrol and diesel variants of the Seltos, production of future electric and hybrid vehicles was put into consideration when designing the KMI plant production lines.