Toyota to pay $180 mln to settle US emissions violations: govt

New York (AFP) – Toyota will pay $180 million to settle charges it failed to comply with rules mandating that auto companies report problems with vehicle emissions to authorities, the US Department of Justice said on Thursday. “Toyota pays the price for its misconduct with a $180 million civil penalty and agreement to injunctive relief to ensure that its violations will not be repeated,” Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark said in a statement. The Justice Department said that between 2005 and 2015, the Japanese automaker failed to file notices of emissions recalls or defects requi…

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