Philip Hammond, local MP and Secretary of State for Transport, visited Kia's Head Office in Weybridge in order to learn more about the company's plan for the future.
Hammond took a tour of the office, meeting staff, many of whom live in his constituency, before receiving a presentation on ia business and their local ambitions across the UK.
Michael Cole, Managing Director explained Kia Motor's history around the world, briefing Hammond on the company's growth and production strategy.
Mr Hammond asked about Kia's long term plans for employment and development as part of the UK motor industry, he also wanted to hear about Kia's global strategy on low emission transport.
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