• 2010 Lexus RX 350

    Just two years after Toyota paid fines totaling $48.8 million, including a then-record single fine of $16.4 million, the automaker has been hit with a new $17.4 million fine over a delayed pedal entrapment recall on 2010 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h models. As CNN Money explains, the NHTSA contacted Toyota in May, after receiving several reports of pedal entrapment from owners of 2010 Lexus RX models. In June, Toyota responded to the NHTSA, admitting that 63 such incidents, some dating back to 2009, had been reported on the Lexus crossover. Toyota then followed up with the recall of some 150,000...

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    Jeff Gordon Fined $100,000 For Crashing Clint Bowyer

    Actions have repercussions, something that Jeff Gordon was well aware of before he deliberately hunted down and crashed Clint Bowyer in last Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 in Phoenix. Arizona. We now know what those repercussions are, as NASCAR was swift in handing out penalties to drivers and crew...

  • Lewis Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton Fined $500 For Melbourne Burnout

    It seems officials in Melbourne, the place where Lewis Hamilton was apprehended for doing an illegal burnout on the eve of the Australian Grand Prix last March, have finally dropped charges against the F1 superstar. Hamilton apologized for carrying out the burnout and was fined $500 AUD...

  • 2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
    Owning a Koenigsegg or Lambo Doesn't Mean You Can Park At Will

    Ah, supercar owners. The very wealthy amongst us, the ones who drive the toys we crave. Especially through the cities we live in. Even owning a supercar, though, doesn't exempt you from abiding by the laws of the land. Including, ummmmmm, parking regulations. As two London drivers learned the hard...

  • Ferrari Testarossa
    Swiss Speeder Gets Record $290,000 Fine

    If you thought the couple of hundred dollars you had to pay on your last speeding fine was disheartening enough, take pity on this Swiss man who had to pay around $290,000--a new record. The fine was handed to the millionaire speeder who was caught by Swiss police racing through a village in his...

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