Environmental concerns remain as Toyota files appeal against class action ruling over diesel filters

Car company alleges mistakes of fact and law in appeal against April decision that could result in $2bn damages paid to owners

Toyota has appealed against a class action ruling which could see more than 260,000 car owners receive damages of about $2bn, but concerns remain about the environmental impact of the faulty diesel particulate filters that caused the problems with some of Australia’s most popular vehicles.

The federal court handed down a decision in April that found Toyota had sold cars with defective diesel particulate filters over a five-year period.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jun/21/environmental-concerns-remain-as-toyota-files-appeal-against-class-action-ruling-over-diesel-filters

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