LAS VEGAS – Hyundai says it continues to study adding all-wheel drive to its large rear-wheel-drive Genesis and Equus sedans. Not offering the option has hurt the auto maker’s luxury sales in regions of the U.S. with more “extreme climates,” a top Hyundai Motor America official admits. “Certainly, our market share is not as good in places like the Northeast,” Mike O’Brien, vice president-corporate and product planning, says at a ’12 Genesis media event here. Many of Genesis ...

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