Hyundai hatches new baby
Trevi fountain pen: Artist BERNIE WALSH's impression of the Trevi.
HYUNDAI will abandon the Excel nameplate when it launches its vital new small car here in the third quarter of 2002. Instead, the baby hatch - captured here in an exclusive rendering by automotive artist Bernie Walsh, based on insider information - is expected to be called Trevi. That's as in the Trevi fountain. And Hyundai Automotive Distributors (HAD) is certainly hoping the light car contender will pour forward with a flood of sales that will sail it back to the glory days of the late 1990s. ...continued