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Hyundai brings down the hammer on 50 dealers

Shape up or ship out seems to be the message that Hyundai is sending to 50 of its worst performing dealers. Automotive News is reporting that Hyundai Motor America COO Steve Wilhite sent a "strongly worded" letter to 50 'chronic underachievers.' Poor sales and customer service is at the heart of Wilhite's threats: "We're giving them six months to correct the mistakes. If they can, we're thrilled to have them. If they can't, we want them to turn in their franchises."

Hyundai confirms VeraCruz large CUV will be produced

Erin Mays caught some interesting news coming out of Hyundai at today's session of the annual Management Briefing Seminars. The South Korean automaker has confirmed that it will be producing an upper mid-size CUV called the VeraCruz that will have three rows of seating, available AWD, lots of airbags (duh, it's a Hyundai), more cargo space than a Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and be bigger than a Honda Pilot. The seven-passenger vehicle will be built on an expanded Santa Fe platform, and be similar in