Kia Motors targets 410,000 Forte sales next year

Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:35am EDT
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SEOUL (Reuters) - Kia Motors (000270.KS: Quote), an affiliate of Hyundai Motor (005380.KS: Quote), said on Monday that it aims to sell 410,000 new Forte compacts globally next year and increase the number to 500,000 in 2014.

The South Korean carmaker launched a fully revamped version of the model - its top-selling vehicle last year - for the home market on Monday, with a plan to roll out the car in the United States, China and other key markets by next year.

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin; Editing by Nick Macfie)