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Hyundai agrees to settle fuel-economy suits

Kia, a Hyundai affiliate, is still deciding whether to join settlement

Hyundai Motor Co. has agreed to settle several suits centered on the fuel economy of several models of its cars.

In October 2012, Hyundai—along with its affiliate Kia Motors Corp.—admitted it had overstated the fuel economy on some of its cars. And in early November, some of the automakers’ customers responded with a lawsuit.


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