PORTLAND, OR – Hyundai Motor America says its new Tucson cross/utility vehicle is living up to its expectations of conquest sales from other brands, as 64% of early sales have been to customers trading in non-Hyundai vehicles. “We thought when we designed Tucson (that it had) conquest ability,” says John Krafcik, vice president-corporate strategic planning and product planning-HMA, at the vehicle’s media preview here. But early numbers are “astonishing,” he says. Hyundai Tucson ...

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