The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.
Things are certainly speeding along, and in the right direction, for California auto dealerships. The Bay Area is no exception – local new car sales figures mirror those reported statewide.