[ROVERNET - UK] Rover brand name sold

David Walker concinnity at woosh.co.nz
Thu Aug 17 16:15:17 BST 2006

And after losing Hyundai,Ford formed an alliance with Kia and assembled
rebadged Mazdas until Kia themselves went bust a few years ago,and where
themselves bought out by Hyundai-leaving Kias today as restyled Hyundais.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Glen Wilson" <rovercar at comcast.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Friday, August 18, 2006 1:44 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Rover brand name sold

> Ali Al-Abbasi wrote:
> > Did they really produce Cortina's? I don't know about that. I know
> > they made a model called the Stella which was compared to a Cortina
> > many times over. But it wasn't a Cortina. The Stella was a FWD car and
> > a Cortina was RWD.
> >
> Don't know for sure, Al, but I saw it in two separate places on the net.
> Someone from the UK can probably confirm. There was some indication that
> Hyundai had a connection with Kia, and I know that Kia has produced cars
> in Korea for Ford (Festiva, for one).
> Glen
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