NEW YORK — Make no mistake. Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. has no plans to open a North American plant — for now, says Finbarr O'Neill, Hyundai Motor America's chief executive, although it will continue to study the possibility as volume grows. But if it were to open a plant here, he says it most likely would build cars for itself, as well as subsidiary Kia Motors Corp., using similar platforms. Stephen Girsky, an analyst for Morgan Stanley, says that a North American plant would eliminate one ...
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