Toyota appeals Australian order to compensate buyers over fault

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The Australian subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. has appealed a Federal Court decision in a class-action case that ordered the Japanese auto giant to compensate Australian customers who purchased faulty Toyota vehicles. Hundreds of thousands of Australian customers who purchased the pickup trucks and other vehicles can apply for compensation from Monday, but payouts, which could reportedly total more than AU$2.7 billion ($1.88 billion), may be delayed pending the appeal process. The class action concerned around 264,000 Hilux, Fortuner and Prado vehicles sold in Australia between October 2015 a...

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