Auto News: Toyota Recalling 84,000 Tundra Pickups Lexus NX250 And NX350, $10 Million Default Judgment Against Two Michigan Companies And Their Owner For The Sale Of Vehicle Emission “Defeat Devices”

Toyota Recalling 84,000 Tundra Pickups, Lexus NX250 and NX350


Toyota has announced that it will recall a combined 85,000 Tundra pickups and Lexus NX SUVs over an issue regarding the electronic parking brake. According to the announcement, affected vehicles may not properly engage or disengage the parking brake which in turn could lead to the vehicle rolling away. read more »

United States Awards $10 Million Default Judgment and Permanent Injunction Against Two Michigan Companies and Their Owner for the Sale of Vehicle Emission “Defeat Devices”


On Aug. 29, the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan awarded a default judgment, granting the proposed $10 million civil penalty against Diesel Ops LLC and Orion Diesel LLC of Waterford, Michigan. The violations the United States identified in its December 2021 complaint included the manufacture, sale and installation of aftermarket parts known as “defeat devices” designed to disable or bypass required vehicle emissions controls. read more »