Hyundai to be next with a plug-in hybrid announcement?

The South Korean newspaper Yonhap is reporting that Hyundai just might bring out a plug-in hybrid. The public version of Yonhap's article is incredibly short, but does say that "no decision has been made yet, said a company official, asking not to be named."
This is interesting because Hyundai doesn't even have a standard hybrid on the market yet (they should be coming in 2009 or later, with help from LG Chem). Each automaker learns from the models it makes and sells, but there's a tiny little chance for something unique here. Why shouldn't at least one company be able to jump over the unplugged hybrid and get right to work on a car with a cord?

[Source: Yonhap (South Korea) via EDTA]

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