SEOUL – Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. is hoping to introduce a plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle capable of traveling 43 miles (70 km) under electric power by 2011. Underscoring the auto maker’s goal of becoming a global leader in powertrain development, Hyundai Vice Chairman and CEO Kim Dong-jin tells journalists here the car company is working with South Korean chemical companies to develop the high-capacity lithium-ion batteries necessary to make such a vehicle work. Kim also confirms Hyundai ...
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