Kia exports to Europe have reached an all-time high. Europe's fastest-growing auto brand exported a total of 112,787 passenger cars and light trucks to the region during the first half of 2004 - a 49% increase over the 75,475 vehicles sold during same period of last year. The company's export growth to Europe outpaced its total worldwide rise in exports for the first half (39.3%) by nearly 10%.