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Hyundai gets rid of US chief, seeks to boost sluggish growth

Response to its luxury brand Genesis, introduced four months ago, has been underwhelming

A big part of Hyundai's problem is that the Genesis arrived at the wrong time, when Americans are flocking to sport utility vehicles.

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JUST four months ago, Hyundai Motor was celebrating a key achievement - the introduction of a new line of luxury cars sold under the name Genesis.

Supported by a multimillion-dollar NFL promotional campaign, Genesis had been an ambitious bid to join the likes of Mercedes-...

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