July 30 (Reuters) - In the first half of 2009, Toyota Motor Corp and General Motors [GM.UL] remained the world's two biggest automakers despite a more than 20 percent drop in sales from the year earlier. Third-ranked Volkswagen AG closed the gap, gaining market share as sales fell just 5 percent. South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co , with affiliate Kia Motors Corp surpassed Ford Motor Co to place fourth. GM's first-half sales figure includes brands such as Saab and Pontiac that the bankrupt ...
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