The fine pertains to a June recall of Lexus SUVs in which the driver's-side floor mats can trap the gas pedal and cause the vehicle to suddenly speed up. The NHTSA said Toyota failed to report the problem within five days of discovering it, as required by law.
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-- Written by Brittany Umar.