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Automaker says evidence that could have proved its innocence was barred from the case

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.

Hyundai Veloster flashes its LEDs for us – Click above to watch video after the jump

Galatea Revision – Click above for high-res image gallery

2012 Hyundai Veloster – Click above for high-res image gallery

2012 Hyundai Veloster/Tiburon – Click above for high-res image gallery

Oullim Motors Spirra - click above image to watch the video

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 used to de-ice roads in the winters.

Hyundai Veloster Concept - Click above for a high-res gallery

Click above for high-res gallery of the 2007 Hyundai Veloster concept

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Hyundai Velostar concept.

Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Hyundai Tiburon.

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 July of 2008.

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 points out "money is money." Moving on to less dull subjects, the MINI Clubman was officially unveiled, and it seems like all of the growth is

click above image for more spy shots of the mysterious RWD coupe from Hyundai

click above image for high-res views of this abomination

Those rumors of a V8-powered, RWD coupe from Hyundai? Almost true. Winding Road talked with Hyundai Vice President John Krafcik who confirmed the RWD coupe part, but didn't stutter when he said "No V8." Winding Road's Reilly Brennan pressed Krafcik on the engine's setup, but the VP wouldn't give a straight answer on whether the coupe will be naturally aspirated or come with some kind of boost. But he did say the car's power to weight would be impressive.

click above image to view more spy pics of Hyundai's RWD coupe!

click above image to view 15 high-res pics of the Hyundai Genesis concept

Everyone experiences growing pains at some point in their life. Some are more debilitating than others. As it enter its 21st year in the US, Hyundai is feeling a few of its own. In a market dominated by overproduction and a seemingly insurmountable glut of models, Hyundai has a good problem to resolve... maybe. A labor strike in Korea coupled with strong worldwide demand means U.S. dealers can't get enough of the popular Korean-built cars like the three-door Accent -- an issue that may also exte