Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. says it is in talks to return to Thailand before the end of the year and separately is looking at building a manufacturing plant in Southeast Asia. General Manager Han Chang-hwan, who heads Hyundai’s Southeast Asian operations, tells reporters the auto maker wants to rebuild its presence in the region and is looking for a JV partner. The company withdrew from Thailand following the Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s. “We are in concrete talks with a local ...

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