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    Report: Toyota agrees to extra $32.4M in fines over recalls

    It looks like Toyota isn't finished shelling out cold, hard cash for its transgressions in handling its recalls. According to the Associated Press, the automaker has agreed to pay another $32.4 million in civil penalties. The money will effectively settle an inquiry into how Toyota handled recalls ...

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    REPORTS: Massa recovering but may never race again, Renault suspended for safety infraction [UPDATE]

    In a development mirroring countless racing movies, Felipe Massa's doctors say that the injured driver is showing progress in his recovery, but that he may never race again. The Brazilian pilot, who narrowly missed winning the title last year, was knocked unconscious on Saturday by a loose ...

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    Surprise! Turkey gets away without paying full fine

    It seems that the FIA wanted it to go un-noticed, but the motorsport governing authority has let Turkey get away without even paying the slap on the wrist they imposed in the first place. For those who may not recall, at last year's Turkish Grand Prix, the leader of Turkish-occupied Cyprus was ...

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    NASCAR Scandal! Toyota, Waltrip in shame, fined big time

    For those who haven't heard, NASCAR's season-opening Daytona 500 race this weekend has been marred by controversy from the rookie Toyota camp. On Sunday, Michael Waltrip had his No. 55 Toyota confiscated by NASCAR officials after inspectors found an odorless, Vaseline-like substance in the car's ...

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    DaimlerChrysler fined $1.5 million for lack of jobs

    The Post-Standard reports that DaimlerChrysler (DCX) paid the state of New York $1.5 million as a penalty for not providing 300 new jobs at the automaker's New Process Gear plant. DCX had made a promise to provide the jobs back in 2002 in order to obtain a $2.5 million grant from the state.DCX is ...


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