Hyundai targets first U.S. hybrid for 2010-executive

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ANN ARBOR, Mich, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co expects to release its first hybrid in the U.S. market as early as 2010, featuring cutting-edge lithiu-ion battery technology, an executive said on Wednesday. John Krafcik, vice president for product development at Hyundai, said the automaker would offer a hybrid version of the Sonata sedan for American consumers and would introduce a prototype of the vehicle in November. "Our first U.S. hybrid is going to be the Sonata," Krafcik told ...

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