While most automakers continue to see demand tail off in Europe, Hyundai (HYMLF.PK) and Kia...

|About: Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. (HYMLF)|By:, SA News Editor

While most automakers continue to see demand tail off in Europe, Hyundai (HYMLF.PK) and Kia Motor (KIMTF.PK) buck the trend with gains in registrations of 3.3% and 4.9%, respectively. Unburdened with expensive factories and tedious labor contracts on the continent such as American counterparts GM and Ford, the South Korean companies have been able to stay nimble with fresh designs and production that can be more easily ratcheted up or down with demand.