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  • Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record

    Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record
    In a landmark settlement of criminal charges, Toyota Motor Corp. admitted deceiving regulators about deadly safety defects and agreed to pay $1.2 billion, the largest penalty ever imposed on an automaker. In the unprecedented deal with the U.S. Justice...
  • U.S. announces $1.2-billion Toyota settlement

    The government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Attorney...
  • Toyota said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in U.S. criminal case

    Toyota said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in U.S. criminal case
    Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unexpected acceleration that led to the recall of more than 10 million vehicles, two people familiar with the matter said. The settlement, which isn’...
  • Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case

    Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case
    Toyota Motor Co. and the Justice Department have agreed on a $1.2-billion settlement to close a criminal probe into whether the automaker handled cases of sudden acceleration properly, according to media reports. The settlement -- which could be...
  • Venezuela street clashes persist as death toll rises

    Venezuela street clashes persist as death toll rises
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Government forces used water cannons and tear gas Wednesday to turn back opposition marches in the capital, where borough mayors defied a Supreme Court order that they clear street barricades. Clouds of gas hovered near the...
  • If Paris Hilton were a car company, she'd be Tesla

    If Paris Hilton were a car company, she'd be Tesla
    Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart....
  • NHTSA launches probe into Cobalt recall; GM issues another apology

    NHTSA launches probe into Cobalt recall; GM issues another apology
    The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration has launched a probe into why General Motors Co. did not promptly recall more than 1.6 million vehicles after it learned that faulty ignition switches were causing fatal crashes. The investigation is...
  • Toyota tops U.S. recall list for second straight year

    Toyota tops U.S. recall list for second straight year
    For the second consecutive year, Toyota Motor Corp. won the recall crown, according to federal safety regulators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Toyota recalled nearly 5.3 million vehicles last year. The Japanese automaker...
  • Toyota may pay $1 billion to settle federal criminal investigation

    Toyota may pay $1 billion to settle federal criminal investigation
    Here's how Toyota Motor Corp. plans to finally put the sudden-acceleration issue to rest: Pull out the checkbook. The automaker is reportedly close to paying a $1-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly...
  • Toyota retains global sales crown but lead over GM shrinks

    Toyota retains global sales crown but lead over GM shrinks
    Toyota Motor Corp. retained its title as the world’s biggest car seller last year, topping General Motors Co. and third place Volkswagen Group, but the gap is narrowing. Toyota on Thursday said it sold a record 9.98 million vehicles, up 2.4%...
  • Subaru, Corvette are February sales winners; Ford, Mini the losers

    Subaru, Corvette are February sales winners; Ford, Mini the losers
    Automakers sold 1.2 million vehicles last month, about the same as February 2013. Frigid weather in much of the nation put a damper on the business.  With most of the car companies having now reported their results Monday, here are the winners and losers....