The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Children with cancer will be decorating a Hyundai Santa Fe model during a ceremony later today at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford as the car maker awards the hospital’s Dr. Natalie Bezler a $75,000 grant for her work studying the effects of health literacy on a patient’s prognosis.
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.
Hartford’s Connecticut Children’s Medical Center received a grant Wednesday in recognition of strides made in the field of children’s cancer.