Kia Motors’ response to COVID-19 including the Middle East and Africa
Posted on 2020 May,04

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kia Motors is supporting customers and communities around the world in the fight against the virus.

Kia recognizes the sacrifices made by healthcare professionals and volunteers globally, and is providing fleets of vehicles to frontline personnel to facilitate mobility at a time when they need it most.

The company is also working closely with governments to support communities and organizations on the front line to counteract COVID-19, in the form of financial donations and provision of medical and personal protection equipment.

Kia has also established a range of national and international after service programs to offer peace of mind to customers who may be facing financial strains or mobility restrictions during this time.

Finally, the company has introduced a range of measures to create a safe working environment for its employees in all regions to ensure their health and safety throughout this time.

Kia's efforts in Africa and Middle East

  • Campaign to raise COVID-19 awareness, providing tips to avoid infection and fun stay-at-home ideas in Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan
  • Donation of 150,000 JOD (212,000 USD) to support the Jordanian government’s COVID-19 containment efforts
  • ‘Kia at your doorstep’ launched in Kuwait, extending Kia warranty program, providing maintenance service and parts to customers at home, as well as online access to a holistic virtual sales service
  • Payment deferral programs launched in Saudi Arabia, with warranty extensions provided to existing customers
  • Health care professionals working on the frontline of COVID-19 treatment and prevention in Saudi Arabia provided discounts and special offers
  • ‘Stay Home – Stay Safe’ initiative rolled out in Oman and Iraq, alongside FIFA and Kia awareness campaign, educating customers on COVID-19 health and safety procedures, and how to maintain vehicles during quarantine.