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Tue June 30, 2009
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Hyundai Offers New Incentive for Customers

Montgomery, Alabama – Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama,LLC is optimistic the company's latest incentive will boost sales.
Hyundai spokesman Robert Burns says the company is offering a guaranteed gasoline rate for a year for people who purchase a Hyundai vehicle between July 1 and August 31st of this year.
The Montgomery based manufacturer says that consumers nationwide will receive a gas card equivalent to $1.49 per gallon for one year or 12,000 miles.
Burns said, "These are uncertain times, and we're trying to create some degree of certainty for the consumer through the Hyundai Assurance program and now through our gasoline offer".
For the first six months of 2009, Hyundai Motor's Montgomery facility cut its production putting workers on four day work weeks. Following the Fourth of July, workers will resume a 5 day work week.
As for sales figures, Burns stated, "We are doing better than most. We have outperformed the competition by about 20 percent year- to -date. While our numbers are down, overall sales were down about 7.5 percent for the year, we have outperformed the competition."