Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo dodges tradition by declining to set a global sales goal in his annual New Yearâ€™s speech delivered in Seoul and broadcast by satellite to employees worldwide. Key markets such as North America and Europe are so turbulent it would be impractical to disclose projections, a spokesman tells Wardâ€™s. For 2008, Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. reported a 6.9% increase in global sales, with 2.78 million vehicles sold, falling short of its 3.02 ...
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