SANTA BARBARA, CA – Hyundai Motor America plans to build a production version of the Neos-II concept cross/utility vehicle, unveiled nearly three years ago at the Tokyo auto show. The concept, complete with innovative sliding doors, was seen by former HMA CEO Robert Cosmai as a way to attract younger buyers to the brand. “I’d have to say, right now, I don’t think we have a full product lineup (with which) we can really go after the Scion-type of client,” he told Ward’s in fall 2004. ...

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