Flint, Jerry
June 2007
Forbes Asia;6/4/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p43
This article describes Hyundai, the South Korean carmaker that is the sixth largest automobile company in the world, as impatient in building its business. It explains that Hyundai's business has doubled in the U.S. in five years. In its drive for more share of the U.S. market the company has fired several executives who have performed well. The author claims that this is because the company is impatient with its stalled sales in 2006. Hyundai is building plants in the U.S.


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