SAN DIEGO, California — Hyundai Motor America says it's making good progress at polishing its image in North America. There was nowhere to go but up after the South Korean automaker in 1998 experienced the worst year in its 14-year U.S. sales history. Hyundai began selling cars in the U.S. in 1986 and logged 168,882 sales that year, and 263,610 in 1987. Sales tailed off from that point due to quality problems. Despite a freshened lineup and improved quality beginning in the mid-1990s, ...
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