Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Toyota Motor Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Toyota
Penalty: 
$180,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
January 14, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Toyota for alleged failures to comply with its obligations under the Clean Air Act to monitor the vehicles for potential defects in emissions controls and report to the EPA, as well as failing to file reports describing the substance and progress of recalls. Under the terms of the settlement, Toyota will take steps to ensure compliance and pay a civil penalty of $180 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
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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