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    Report: Judge reduces damages in fatal Hyundai crash to $81M
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    Hyundai no longer has to pay $248 million as part of a court ruling from a fatal accident in Montana that killed two cousins in a 2005 Tiburon. The judge hearing the appeal revised the amount down to a total of about $81 million. She upheld the original $8.1 million in actual damages but reduced the punitive damages to $73 million from the previous $240 ...

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    Report: Hyundai to fight $248M judgment over fatal Montana crash
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    A Montana jury has levied a $248 million ruling against Hyundai in the case of a crash that killed two occupants in July 2011. The automaker plans to appeal the ruling. Cousins Trevor and Tanner Olson were driving a 2005 Hyundai Tiburon when they hit another vehicle head-on. According to lawyers representing their family, the steering knuckle on the car ...

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    Hyundai sports coupe officially named Veloster, new teaser vid and site released [*UPDATE]
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    Hyundai is bringing its hotly anticipated sports coupe to the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and it appears from a new teaser video and microsite that that the car will indeed be called Veloster, ending months of speculation that the affordable model could be named something else (Tiburon, FS, π, etc.). Hyundai has also released a video of the Veloster, but ...

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    Galatea thinks Hyundai Tiburon is perfect platform for coachbuilt styling
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    Examples of high-end coachwork usually draw long, wistful stares and high levels of admiration, with skilled craftsmen taking something beautiful and creating something stunning. An Aston Martin DB4 is a wonderful machine, but a 1960 DB4 GT Zagato looks so good it'll melt your face clean off. Same with the James Glickenhaus-owned Ferrari Enzo that ...

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    Hyundai pledges to hit 40 mpg with 2012 Veloster, beat out Honda CR-Z
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    At a media breakfast in Los Angeles this morning, Hyundai Motor America president John Krafcik let slip that the Korean automaker expects to breach the 40 miles-per-gallon barrier with its forthcoming small sports coupe. Conveniently, if they can reach that performance target, that would best the new 2011 Honda CR-Z, which, despite its hybrid powertrain, ...

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    More Spy Shots: 2012 Hyundai Veloster... or is that Tiburon?
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    Earlier this year we learned that the Veloster was given the green-light by Hyundai's top brass and with an on-sale date sometime in 2011 as a 2012 model, work on Hyundai's new hatch is well underway. Caught weathering the wintery climes, the camo-clad Veloster – or maybe more accurately, the next Tiburon – doesn't divulge much about the ...

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    Spy Shots: First look at 2012 Hyundai Veloster?
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    Would this, could this be the new Hyundai Veloster? A little background is in order. Way back in 2007, we first saw the oddly named, smartly proportioned Veloster concept at the Seoul Auto Show. No one was quite sure what to make of the funky, chunky little front-wheel drive coupe. A Tiburon replacement? Something else entirely? Who knew? Then word came ...

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    VIDEO: Korean Spirra supercar runs with the big dogs
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    The big dogs in this case being a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder and a pair of Ferrari F430s. And in case you're wondering, a Spirra is a Korean supercar built by Oullim Motors and sold through Proto Motors since 2007. Looking like a not half bad mashup of a late model Toyota MR2 and an Acura NSX, what counts of course is what's under the hood. The original ...

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    Hyundai: Production Veloster to be positioned as Eco-Sport car
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    Last February, we revealed that a production version of the Hyundai Veloster was in the works and would likely hit the market as a late 2011 or 2012 model. Speaking to Inside Line, Hyundai of America's President and CEO John Krafcik says the Korean automaker plans to position the Veloster as an 'Eco-Sport' car.According to Krafcik, the car will be ...

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    Hyundai CEO Krafcik on production Veloster: "Think of it like a four-passenger Honda CRX"
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    Last February, we revealed that a production version of the Hyundai Veloster was in the works and would likely hit the market as a late 2011 or 2012 model. At the time, we were hoping for a modern reincarnation of the classic Honda CRX, and it seems like Hyundai may be answering our calls.Speaking to Inside Line, Hyundai of America's President and CEO ...

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    Multiple Hyundai recalls for brake lamps and rust issues affect nearly 1M units
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Hyundai have initiated recalls on 963,305 vehicles as part of four separate campaigns. The first recall, blanketing over one half million late-model vehicles, is nationwide. The other three recalls, all corrosion-related on older vehicles, are limited to the regions of the country where salt is ...

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    More details emerge about Hyundai's Veloster-like Tiburon replacement
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    With the Genesis Coupe coming into its own, the handwriting has been on the wall for Hyundai's front-drive Tiburon. Confirming what we first reported back in February around the Chicago Auto Show, the Korean automaker has now told AutoWeek that it plans to introduce a new model based on the 2007 Veloster coupe concept – a model that it hopes will ...

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    Coupe Scoop (Scoupe?) - Hyundai's Veloster concept headed for production... and America!
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    Back at the 2007 Seoul Motor Show, Hyundai somewhat quietly unveiled a slick little coupe concept dubbed Veloster. The chunky, funky two-door then proceeded to make the rounds that show season, including stateside debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Thanks in part to good feedback, there was considerable speculation in 2007 that the front-drive showcar ...

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    New Hyundai Coupe (Tiburon) coming to Frankfurt in '09
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Hyundai Velostar concept.Hyundai's replacement for the Tiburon (aka the "Coupe" outside the U.S.) will make its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next September. As expected, the new Coupe will be inspired by the Velostar concept that debuted in Seoul last year and will be built atop the Hyundai i30/Kia ...

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    Surprise! Hyundai to phase out Tiburon
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Hyundai Tiburon.The news came courtesy of John Krafcik, Hyundai's product development veep, who told Automotive News that the 2008 model year of the Tiburon would be its last. However, that doesn't mean the Tiburon is down for the count. Krafcik is insistent that the Genesis Coupe, which will be coming out ...

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    UK feeling special, gets Hyundai Coupe TSIII
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    Click image for a gallery of the Hyundai Coupe TSIIIHyundai UK has announced that it's offering a lightly-modified special edition Hyundai Coupe (that's "Tiburon" in 'Merican English... or Spanish, really). The Coupe TSIII sounds like it was named by a doo-wop group ("Tee-ess-ay-yay-yay"), comes in four colors and gets new exhaust tips (possibly attached to ...

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    Hyundai Coupe fully undisguised!
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    click above image to view more pics of the 2009 Hyundai BK CoupeNew Tiburon Forum member anthony718 just posted some pics of the new Hyundai Coupe totally undisguised. Saying he got the pics from "a friend," he details how the photos came from a market research event back in June. According to the info given, the Coupe would have two engine options, a 2.0L ...

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    Hyundai RWD coupe coming to London motor show in '08
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    During an interview with BusinessCar, Hyundai UK's head Tony Whitehorn finally confirmed what's been rumored for going on a year: the automaker's new RWD coupe will replace the Tiburon. The coupe will take about 50- to 60-percent of the styling cues originally debuted on the Veloster concept and is set to make its world debut at the London Motor Show in ...

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    Rotoscoped speculation: Hyundai's RWD Tiburon replacement
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    UPDATE: Images removed at request of original owner.We've been cooing over the prospect of a RWD Hyundai coupe for sometime now, and although recent spy shots and a possible official rendering have given us a glimpse of what's to come, it still remains unconfirmed speculation. While a nicely done photochop might be a more conventional means of rendering ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #72
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    We tried hard to get a podcast going last week, but it just wasn't good enough. This week, the internet gods smiled on us with solid connections that cleared the way for our incisor-sharp banter. Kicking off #72, we discuss the dual surprise from Ford and GM - profit! The US operations showed losses, but overseas branches pulled in the dough, and as Alex ...

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