Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia donates vehicles to technical colleges

(West Point, GA.) September 24, 2020 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) is proud to partner with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) through a donation of 26 quality assessment vehicles for their automotive programs.

“KMMG is pleased to offer these vehicles to the Technical College System of Georgia as an education tool,” said Jason Shin, chief executive officer and president of KMMG. “We are donating models with the latest technology so students will be properly equipped with automotive knowledge that will help them succeed.”

Greg Dozier, commissioner of Georgia’s technical college system, said the vehicles donated will be put to good use.

“Providing students with hands-on experience in their chosen field of study is something we pride ourselves in,” said Dozier. “Through the generosity of KMMG, more students interested in an automotive career will now have the opportunity to learn their trade on state-of-the-art Kia vehicles built right here in Georgia. We are extremely grateful.”  

To date, KMMG has donated 218 vehicles for educational and training purposes.

OFTC received their donated Kia automobile in September. 

Greg Dozier, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, (second from left), is pictured earlier this year with one of the Optimas his schools will receive from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). KMMG executives Stuart C. Countess, chief operating officer; Jason Shin, chief executive officer; and Chris Miller, chief administrative officer, make the donation on behalf of KMMG.

Greg Dozier, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, (second from left), is pictured earlier this year with one of the Optimas his schools will receive from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). KMMG executives Stuart C. Countess, chief operating officer; Jason Shin, chief executive officer; and Chris Miller, chief administrative officer, make the donation on behalf of KMMG.

OFTC instructors, Brent Redfern (L) and Gary Simpson (R) with the vehicle donated to OFTC through the Technical College System of Georgia's partnership with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia.

OFTC instructors, Brent Redfern (L) and Gary Simpson (R) with the vehicle donated to OFTC through the Technical College System of Georgia’s partnership with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia.

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About KMMG: Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is the first manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, Korea. With an annual capacity of 340,000 units, KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass production on Nov. 16, 2009. KMMG is home to the Telluride SUV, Sorento SUV and K5 mid-size sedan.

Caption: Greg Dozier, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, (second from left), is pictured earlier this year with one of the Optimas his schools will receive from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). KMMG executives Stuart C. Countess, chief operating officer; Jason Shin, chief executive officer; and Chris Miller, chief administrative officer, make the donation on behalf of KMMG.

 

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