A U.S. federal judge is set to approve a $1.6B settlement for a class-action suit  over the...

|By:, SA News Editor

A U.S. federal judge is set to approve a $1.6B settlement for a class-action suit  over the sudden-acceleration problems experienced by many Toyota (TM -0.2%) vehicle owners. A Toyota attorney expects ~500K owners to file a cash settlement claim; the deal also covers the installation of brake-override systems within affected cars. (previous)