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Hyundai Motor heir apparent buys $15 million shares in automaker, parts affiliate

Euisun Chung, Vice Chairman of Hyundai, speaks at the introduction of the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G90 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit,

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Group's heir apparent Euisun Chung bought shares in automaker Hyundai Motor <005380.KS> and parts affiliate Hyundai Mobis <012330.KS> for a combined 19 billion won ($15 million), according to stock exchange filings.

Chung bought 139,000 shares in Hyundai Motor for 68,435 won each, raising his stake to 1.86% from 1.81%.

He acquired 72,552 Hyundai Mobis shares for 130,789 won each, picking up a 0.08% stake.

(This story was corrected to $15 million, not $15 billion, in headline)

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin)