Hyundai's Turbocharged Quarter

Superb sales at home and a big product push in the U.S. are starting to make the Korean carmaker look like a turnaround story

Killer profits at home, coupled with a daring upscale product push abroad: That more or less sums up the strategy of Hyundai Motor (HYMTF). South Korea's champion automaker has big ambitions to move into the big league of the automotive world. It certainly nailed some impressive numbers in the second quarter, and on July 26 halted a recent earnings slide and posted the first year-over-year profit jump in six quarters.

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