Genesis' steep sales dropoff is largely a byproduct of the brand's accelerated separation from Hyundai.
Hyundai-Kia's combined U.S. sales edged up 1.1 percent in November as Hyundai's crossover momentum continued to build.
Small cars, hybrids and crossovers lifted South Korea's Hyundai-Kia group to a narrow 0.7 percent U.S. sales increase in October. Genesis was no help.
Hyundai-Kia's combined U.S. sales reached 108,862 units in September, a 0.6 percent decline from the year-earlier period.
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