Toyota fined $3 million by U.S. jury

Oct 25, 2013

Toyota fined $3 million by U.S. jury

Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $3 million in a lawsuit claiming that a defect in a Camry caused the vehicle to suddenly accelerate, leading to an accident that left one woman dead and another injured, an Oklahoma jury says.

Nissan-only N.Y. taxi fleet plan struck down

Oct 9, 2013

Nissan-only N.Y. taxi fleet plan struck down

New York’s plan for a new fleet of cabs from Nissan Motor Co. has been blocked by a judge who ruled that the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission overstepped its authority by requiring medallion owners to buy a specific vehicle. Nissan won a contract ...

Oct 7, 2013

Appeal filed over JR West ex-chiefs

Lawyers filed an appeal Monday with the Osaka High Court, seeking to reverse a verdict that found three former presidents of West Japan Railway Co. not guilty of professional negligence in connection with the 2005 Amagasaki derailment that claimed 107 lives. The three court-appointed ...

Appeal sparks outrage over voting rights curb

Mar 28, 2013

Appeal sparks outrage over voting rights curb

The father of a woman with Down syndrome who sued to regain her right to vote slams the state for appealing a court ruling that declared unconstitutional a legal provision that denies voting rights to adults under guardianship.