After narrowly missing last month, the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group finally will pass former market-leader Toyota when June U.S. light-vehicle sales are reported Friday, according to a Ward’s forecast. Toyota squeaked past Hyundai-Kia by 961 units in May, Ward’s data shows, to sell 108,387 units, compared with the Korean group’s 107,426. But because Toyota remains short on inventory, caused by the Japan earthquake and tsunami in March, the two upwardly mobile Korean brands should have ...

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