LAS VEGAS – There’s one big psychological barrier standing between Hyundai Motor America and its goal of becoming a U.S. import heavy hitter: Volkswagen of America Inc. Though the Korean auto maker has not explicitly set its sites on passing import-darling VW during this calendar year, executives are feeling fairly confident that it can be done, they reveal at a product preview here. They readily admit outpacing VWA -- which sold 355,648 cars in the U.S. for 2001 -- would give their ...

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