Hyundai's fuel mileage fiasco

Hyundai's admission that it overstated fuel economy claims on several of its top-selling cars has the industry worried, with expectations more automakers may have to do the same.

Hyundai Motor Co's admission that it overstated fuel economy claims on several of its top-selling cars has the industry worried, with speculation rife among executives and analysts at the Los Angeles auto show that more automakers may have to do the same.

Four weeks ago, Hyundai and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp conceded that they overstated the fuel economy by at least a mile per gallon on more than one million recently sold vehicles.

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