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January 20, 2021 Toyota to Pay $180M for Clean Air Act ViolationsThe violations cover an entire decade (2005 to 2015) of the automaker failing to report emissions defects in its vehicles. Had the defects been reported, it would mean the manufacturer is compliant with federal standards.
January 10, 2021 Toyota Trademarks “Grand Highlander” NameThe Highlander is currently Toyota’s entry in the three-row midsize SUV market. Unfortunately, its third row of seats appears to be an easy competition for other strong segment contenders such as the Kia Telluride, Chevrolet Traverse, and Volkswagen Atlas.
If the Grand Highlander makes it into production, it will likely share December 15, 2020 Toyota Finally Joins EV MarketToyota has been the leader in the hybrid segment ever since it launched the Prius. It was also one of the first to venture into developing fuel-cell vehicles when it introduced the Mirai as well as the UX300e to its European and Chinese markets. Now, the company thinks it is December 10, 2020 The Most and Least Efficient Cars in the US TodayIn the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in charge of imposing emissions regulations and ensuring that vehicles abide by the laws by measuring their fuel economy numbers. In a report recently published by the agency, it named the most and least fuel-efficient cars in the US for December 03, 2020 GM No Longer Fighting California’s Emissions Laws“We believe the ambitious electrification goals of the president-elect, California, and General Motors are aligned to address climate change by drastically reducing automobile emissions,” GM CEO Mary Barra said in a letter addressed to environmental groups. “We are confident that the Biden administration, California, and the U.S. auto industry, which