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Hyundai to sell 50,000 Genesis per year, Sonata hybrid coming in 2010

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Aug 20th, 2008 at 3:28PM

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Hyundai Genesis sedan.Hyundai's first foray into the world of rear-wheel-drive needs to be a success in order to justify the development, manufacturing and launching costs. Hyundai's vice president for product development, John Krafcik, told reports that the automaker expects to sell 50,000 Genesis models annually in the U.S. – 20,000 sedans and 30,000 coupes.But the Genesis is only part of Hyundai's image makeover. The Korean manufacturer intends to launch its first hybrid model by 2010, equipped with a next generation lithium-ion battery pack.... Read More

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