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U.S. Looking to Fine Toyota $7 for Each Car Recalled

Mitchel Nash
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Apr 06, 2010

The National Highway Traffic Safety Commission is seeking $16.375 million in civil fines against Toyota after the automaker was forced to recall 2.3 million vehicles over an accelerator glitch, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Monday.

The DOT says that the fine — the maximum allowable — is the largest civil penalty the NHTSC has ever assessed against a car maker for failing to report defects until long after they were allegedly discovered. Still, it’s irresistible to mention that the fine would represent $7.12 per car recalled.

Mitchel Nash | Mitchel works for a high-tech telecommunication firm as a software engineer with vast experience and management skills. The company creates and provides technologies that help service providers provide high-quality voice and data services over broadband access networks while maximizing their network infrastructure investment. He is in charge of the production of the company's management software products as a senior software engineer. Mitchel has a B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from Tel-Aviv Jaffa Academic College.

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