SAN FRANCISCO – Hyundai Motor America executives here say they are targeting 150,000 sales of the new ’06 Sonata in 2006, its first full-calendar sales year. The current Sonata sold 107,189 units last year, according to Ward’s data. Hyundai’s new plant in Montgomery, AL, opening officially May 20, is producing the new Sonata, as well as the new Santa Fe, which will go on sale in first-quarter 2006. The 300,000 units of production should be split evenly between the two models, says John ...

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