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Toyota faces lawsuit over alleged use of emission defeat devices

Posted On: Oct. 19, 2022 10:05 AM CST


Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is facing a class-action lawsuit in Australia over alleged use of "defeat devices" to hide vehicle emissions and evade Australian standards and could have to pay up to $1 billion Australian ($620 million) if the allegations are proven, Tasmania Talks reported. The case could cover up to 500,000 Australian car owners who have purchased Toyota vehicles since February 2016.