Hyundai Motor mulls producing pick-up trucks: executive

Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:09pm EDT
 
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SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS: Quote) is considering producing pick-up trucks, an executive told reporters on Tuesday, saying its Santa Cruz crossover truck concept got "good response" at the Detroit auto show in January.

However, Park Byung-cheol, a director at Hyundai's R&D division, added that there were "hurdles" to the production, without elaborating further.

He also said there was no current plan to manufacture its Tucson crossovers in the United States.

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin; Editing by Michael Perry)

 
The Hyundai logo is seen outside a Hyundai car dealer in Golden, Colorado, November 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking