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Toyota didn’t invent Lexus grille shape: IP Australia
Intellectual Property 2022-06-23 1:52 pm By Sam Matthews

Toyota has lost a bid to trade mark the shape of its ‘spindle grille’, which features on models in its Lexus division, despite a finding […]

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Toyota must pay $18,000 in damages to applicant in defective filter class action
Product Liability 2022-05-17 2:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded a Queensland motor vehicle assessor $18,400 in damages in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective diesel filters in its […]

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Funder to seek cut of up to 25% in $2B Toyota class action
Class Actions 2022-04-28 8:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder will seek a commission of up to 25 per cent in a class action against Toyota that could see the automotive giant […]

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Toyota could owe $2B in class action after judge finds cars were defective
Class Actions 2022-04-07 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Toyota could owe close to $2 billion in compensation to 260,000 car owners after a judge found that diesel filters installed in its Hilux, Fortuner […]

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‘Lawyers hate losing control’: Toyota class action referee process rankles judge
Class Actions 2021-01-19 12:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rebuked the “procedural vulgarities” plaguing a referee’s supplementary report in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective vehicles and has called […]

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Toyota class action seeks aggregate damages for ‘significant impact’ of defects on fuel use
Class Actions 2020-12-23 2:53 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A lawyer for group members in a class action against Toyota is seeking aggregate damages relating to vehicle defects that allegedly had a “significant impact” […]

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ACCC wins promise from Toyota to step up consumer compliance
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-02 3:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Car giant Toyota, which is facing a class action over allegedly faulty diesel particulate filters in some of its vehicles, has agreed to step up […]

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Judge won’t let Toyota ‘inject lawyers’ into class action referee process
Class Actions 2020-08-14 9:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by car giant Toyota to provide unsolicited submissions to a court-appointed referee tasked with determining technical questions in the […]

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Law firm hit with indemnity costs for opt out error in Toyota class action
Class Actions 2020-08-11 10:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An error in an opt out notice sent to motorists eligible to sign up for a class action over allegedly defective diesel filters in Toyota […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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