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Toyota faces record US $16m fine

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Toyota is facing a record $16.4m fine from the US government over its handling of the mass recall of its vehicles because of safety faults.

US regulators claim Toyota knew of problems for at least four months, but did not take action to protect its customers.

Fiona Werge reports.

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