Premier KIA Dukinfield welcomed Simon Hetherington, Commercial Director, Kia Motors UK. To the showroom this Wednesday.
Simon presented Premier Automotive Ltd with a certificate to recognise the 20th anniversary of them being appointed as a Kia dealer.
What a lot has changed in that 20 years, from the arrival of the first Kia Pride, to the current 12 car range boasting class leading technologies and the birth of practical electrification and hybrid models. Earlier this year KIA celebrated selling it’s 1,000,000th car in the UK. since the UK launch 26 years ago. Premier today sell KIA from two sites, and from the original 120 cars sold in 1999, now regularly sell in excess of 1,200 new and 800 used Kia cars every year. With many loyal customers still driving the brand since their first purchases all those years ago.
pictured on the left is Simon Hetherington, Kia UK, presenting the certificate to Nigel Bird.