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1st Gear: Pay Attention If You Bought A Toyota Between 2009-2010
Toyota's sudden acceleration recall nightmare, which had people afraid they were going to die in exploding Prii, is basically over, but the lawsuits and court cases continue. The biggest chunk was supposed to be around $1.1 billion but, as Bloomberg reports, it's going to be closer to $1.63 billion when all is said and done.