SEOUL – Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd.’s Beijing subsidiary is cutting its work hours slightly, from a 20-hour day to a 17-hour day. The decision follows completion of a large Sonata order backlog that existed with the start of production in December. The backlog was reduced to just 1,747 units at the end of April. So far, 10,997 Sonatas have been sold from the Beijing facility.

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