The Kia K5 mid-sized sedan

The Kia K5 mid-sized sedan

Orange County automakers that reported their January results showed gains to kick off the start of 2021.
Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America Inc. had January sales of 43,394 vehicles, up 2% from the year-ago period.
Hyundai Senior Vice President of National Sales Randy Parker noted in a statement the company’s “strong start” to 2021 and said it is “optimistic for continued sales and market share gains” this year.

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Kia Motors America Inc. of Irvine finished January up 11.4% to 44,965 vehicles.  
Irvine-based Mazda North American Operations saw vehicle sales rise 6.9% from the year-ago period to 25,259 vehicles.  
Fountain Valley-based Genesis Motor America Inc., along with Karma Automotive LLC and Rivian Automotive LLC, both of Irvine, do not report monthly vehicle sales or pre-booking numbers.