(SOUTH AFRICA) February 25, 2011 – 2010 was a very exciting year for KIA Motors South Africa. It can be summarised as the turn around year for KIA in South Africa, with the company experiencing tremendous growth in various fields.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup provided numerous marketing and brand awareness opportunities, which in return had an immense impact on growth and new vehicle sales for the company.

The KIA dealer network currently comprises of 55 dealers, and every year Kia Motors South Africa honours it’s best performing dealers. The annual KIA Dealer Conference, which was held at Sun City, turned out to be a star-studded event, with Michael Mol as Master of Ceremony, and celebrities such as Danny K making an appearance. KIA honoured the top performing dealers in various categories including sales, aftersales and parts.

The title of the Overall 2010 KIA Dealer of the year was awarded to KIA Roodepoort, which excelled in all of the above-mentioned fields during 2010. Well done to Dealer Principal Ferdi Hiersterman and his team on this great achievement!
KIA Dealer of the Year: KIA Roodepoort