LAS VEGAS – Kia Motors America Chief Operating Officer Len Hunt says he agrees with most of what former President and CEO Peter Butterfield was trying to do with the brand in the U.S. market. However, one of Butterfield's wishes, a 2-seat stripped-down roadster, may not be in the future product plans. (See related story: Bring Back the Crank, Says Butterfield) "I'm keen to develop a halo car, (but) I don't know whether it's a roadster,” Hunt says here at the 2005 Specialty Equipment ...
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