Toyota “Agrees” To Record Fine

Toyota “Agrees” To Record Fine

By Burg Simpson
April 20, 2010
1 min read
Kemmerer, WY – Accident with Injuries Reported on US-30 near MM 44.5

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Toyota has agreed to pay a $16.375 million civil penalty brought by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in relation to the recent ”sticky accelerator pedal” recall. In a statement issued on Toyota’s website, the beleaguered car manufacturer said that; “it agreed to the settlement in order to avoid a protracted dispute and possible litigation.” While Toyota denies that it failed to meet its legal obligations to notify the NHTSA in a timely manner of a potentially lethal defect, the decision could bolster claims made in other lawsuits which allege that Toyota did conspire to mislead consumers about the extent and severity of the problem.

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