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Hyundai Motor says U.S. sales rise 7 pct in Oct.

SEOUL, Nov 1 (Reuters) - South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor said on Friday that its U.S. sales climbed 7 percent to 53,555 vehicles from a year earlier.

"Post-shutdown rebound drives record 53,555 October sales (+7%)," Hyundai USA said on its Twitter feed.

Hyundai sold 50,271 vehicles in the United States in October last year.