Kia Motors halts work at factories near Seoul as 8 workers contract COVID-19: Union official

Kia Motors halts work at factories near Seoul as 8 workers contract COVID-19: Union official

The logo of Kia Motors is seen during the 2019 Seoul Motor Show in Goyang
File photo of the logo of Kia Motors. (Photo: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

SEOUL: Kia Motors has suspended production at all of its factories near Seoul from late on Wednesday (Sep 16) as eight of its workers have tested positive for COVID-19, a union official said.

The factory produces Kia's Carnival SUV and its Rio small car, among other models.

Kia Motors did not have an immediate comment when contacted by Reuters.

Source: Reuters/dv

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