Asia Motors

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Asia Rocsta

Asia Motors was a South Korean manufacturer of SUVs, trucks, buses, specialty military vehicles, engines and other automotive components, founded in 1965 .

In 1970, the Fiat 124 was produced in Korea by Asia Motors as a joint venture with Fiat until 1975.

Kia took over the manufacturer in 1976. Since the Hyundai Group again took over Kia Motors in 1998, Asia Motors was completely merged with Kia Motors in 1999 and the Hyundai Motor Group was formed.

The brand's main product is the Jeep-like Asia Rocsta , which was built from 1990 to 1999. After the Asian crisis in 1997, the takeover of Kia and the discontinuation of the Asia brand , the successor Retona was mainly sold as Kia Retona .

In Australia there is also an independent company Asia Motors Australia Pty Ltd. , which only uses the name Asia and mainly sells buses.

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