Kia Motors Corporation was founded in 1944 and is the oldest automotive manufacturer in Korea. Originally, Kia produced bicycles and motorcycles. A while later, as part of a dynamic global group Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, it became the fifth largest automobile manufacturer in the world. Currently, Kia constructs over 3 million vehicles a year. It has 14 factories and assembly plants in 5 countries around the world. Kia vehicles are sold and serviced by a network of dealers and local distributors in 180 countries. The company employs over 51 100 people, and its annual revenues exceed $ 45 billion.
In Poland, Kia Motors was set up in 1995. The head office is located in Warsaw, at ul. Puławska 366. Currently, the dealership network consists of 76 showrooms and 79 car service shops. Year by year, Kia’s presence in Poland and Europe is getting stronger. On account of its excellent sales and quality results, in 2010 Kia decided to introduce a 7-year manufacturer's warranty (or 150,000 km) for all of its models sold in Europe. Such a warranty is transferable to subsequent owners of the vehicle.
Kia is the fastest growing car manufacturer of recent years. For the past two years, the automotive company has been ranked first in the category of improved IQS (ranking of vehicle quality over the first 90 days of use). With no doubt, Kia Sportage is the model number one in Poland. Kia Cee’d is the second favourite followed by Rio as the third most popular model in Poland.
In 2006, Kia Motors Polska launched the Kia Lotos Cup racing series, providing young drivers with the opportunity to start a career in sport and improve their racing skills, which may pave their way towards the world's most famous racing events in the future. In 2012, the racing series was renamed KIA LOTOS RACE in which the drivers raced the latest version of three-door Kia Picanto. By establishing the famed Picanto cup, Kia Motors Polska has given the chance to start a sport career and win Polish champion titles to those who have never been able to afford it. Kia’s relationship with motor sports and LOTOS - the main sponsor of the Polish Kia Lotos Race – spans 11 years.
Isuzu Automotive Poland is an official distributor of the official Japanese Isuzu Motor LTD concern, a worldwide leader in the technology and production of diesel engines, delivery trucks, heavy goods vehicles and buses. In Poland, it's active in the distribution of pick-ups and replacement parts for industrial engines.
For decades now the Japanese company has been building reliable vehicles and technologically advanced engines. Only in the pick-up segment it has already gained the trust of over 7 million users all over the world. ISUZU Automotive Poland commenced its operations in June 2009 and since then it has been strengthening its position in the pick-up segment with great success.
Isuzu Automotive Poland is a branch of a Belgian stock company Isuzu Benelux, whose majority stockholder is Alcopa Group, a significant distributor of numerous brands of personal cars, commercial vehicles and motors, present in the industry for 70 years, in 11 countries.
The cooperation between URSUS and LOTOS Oil lasted until July 2018. URSUS signed an agreement with LOTOS Oil for the supply of lubricants and lubricating oils services. Contract also provided for joint marketing activities on Polish and foreign markets.
URSUS brand epitomizes over 120 years of mechanization and technical development of Polish agriculture, gathering experience and fostering industrial traditions based on national capital. Our machines have been used by successive generations of Poles. Ursus is undoubtedly the oldest Polish brand of vehicles, machinery and equipment designed and manufactured to accommodate the needs of agriculture.
The company’s core activities comprise manufacturing and sales of tractors and agricultural machinery. The quality of workmanship and modern design are the distinctive features of Ursus’ product range. In this respect, Ursus products meet the standards of world leaders, and owing to the range of proven agricultural machines included in our offer, URSUS S.A. is gaining new opportunities for the development of a wide product base. The pivotal concept of the Company is to produce a whole variety of machines and equipment meeting the European standards in quality of workmanship at reasonable prices. The solutions provided by Ursus have been used by successive generations of Poles. Ursus is undoubtedly the oldest Polish brand of vehicles, machinery and equipment designed and manufactured to accommodate the needs of agriculture.
Ursus S.A. is the only producer of agricultural machinery and equipment listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. At present, we focus on the development and promotion of Ursus brand in Poland, as well as in Europe and in Africa.
In April 2010, LOTOS Oil started a 5-year cooperation with the Subaru Company, during that time LOTOS Oil created modern products for new cars. As a result of months of expert work and tests, technologically advanced new products from the LOTOS Quazar line were created. The LOTOS Quazar line was made especially to protect the engines of the most modern cars, including Subaru models. Currently, based on these products, LOTOS Oil creates further modern products, such as LOTOS QUAZAR DYNAMIC oils.