Chennai, Aug 12: The Tamil Nadu government has offered about 400 acres of land for KIA Motors, a part of Seoul-based automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motors, Industries Minister M C Sampath said today.
Noting that KIA Motors has been scouting for locations for setting up a factory, Sampath said the government offered about 400 acres of land and was hopeful that the automobile maker would set up the manufacturing unit in the state.
"After visiting Tamil Nadu, they asked us about 400 acres of land, and we have offered about 390 acres. I am hopeful that they will set up factory in Tamil Nadu," he told the State Assembly today. KIA Motors retails several models, Sportage, Optima, Cadenza, Soul, globally and has manufacturing facilities in Seoul, Mexico.