Toyota has made a $1.1 billion settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit over claims of unintended acceleration. The massive payout comes in spite of NASA findings that Toyota's cars had no inherent fault that caused the rash of issues in 2009 and 2010.
Alfa Romeo's 4C is still on track, with the Italian brand promising the stylish and sporty little coupe will arrive on the market before the end of 2013--in Europe. We Americans may have to wait until early 2014.
All of this and more can be found in today's car news headlines in the links below.
Carbon-Fiber Wheels: A Costly Upgrade, But Better Performance?
Alfa Romeo Confirms 2013 Launch For 4C With New Teaser
Tesla's 'Supercharger' Fast-Chargers Spread To East Coast
2013 Ford Hybrids' Gas Mileage Generates First Lawsuit
Texas Grid CEO: We Can Handle Electric Cars Just Fine
As Pedestrians, Men Face Higher Fatality Rate Than Women