Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Toyota Motor Company
Current Parent Company: 
Toyota
Penalty: 
$29,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
February 14, 2013
Primary Offense: 
motor vehicle safety violation
Violation Description: 

Toyota agreed to pay $29 million to settle a multistate lawsuit alleging that it concealed safety issues related to sudden, unintended acceleration in vehicles it manufactured and sold.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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