South Korean auto makers, which have been running their plants at almost full capacity this year, may have a tougher time selling cars in 2003 as domestic consumer spending slows. Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. and Kia Motors Corp., along with three other auto makers, already are seeing weakened demand for new cars, reporting a 12% drop in November sales from the previous month, to a combined 127,143 vehicles. A boom in consumer spending, which led the country's economic growth in ...
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