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Christopher Brauchli | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Although I have never met Martin Winterkorn, the purpose of this column is to offer him the reassurance I am sure he badly needs. The news about his company's misfortune came out at almost exactly the same time we learned of the sentencing of Stewart Parnell.

Why Toyota Has a Whisker Across Its Bumper

Sean Kane | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business
Sean Kane

Toyota's problem is that it has treated unintended acceleration in its vehicles as a public relations dilemma, rather than a technical issue.

Sharon Silke Carty

Scientists Debate If Another Culprit Triggered Toyota's Sudden Acceleration Problem: Tin Whiskers | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Even as Toyota has reckoned with a wrenching crisis of confidence, acknowledging reports that some of its best-selling vehicles have been prone to acc...

Initial Government Probe Finds Toyota Problems Limited To Accelerator Pedals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP, KEN THOMAS) -- A government investigation into runaway Toyotas has found no new safety defects beyond problems with accelerator pedals...

Toyota Crash Warning Sent To Dealers In 2007

Bernie Woodall, Soyoung Kim and Kevin Krolicki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (Reuters) - When Toyota Motor Corp concluded that seemingly harmless floormats posed a danger in all of its cars and trucks, the automaker sen...

Toyota Recall: How Much Will It End Up Costing The Automaker?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO -- (By TOMOKO A. HOSAKA, AP) A massive global recall, mounting legal bills and a battered reputation add up to a very expensive problem for Toyo...

Toyota Recall: Automaker Delayed And Gave Excuses, Gas Pedal Problems First Noticed In 2003

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The recall of nearly 8 million Toyota vehicles was years in the making and was complicated by excuses offered to regulators and by delay tactics emplo...

Toyota is the New Tiger Woods

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Nathan Harden

America sits shaken, stirred and -- once again -- overwhelmed by obsessive news consumption as it watches the perfect golden boy fall from its perch as the world's number one.

Toyota Recall: How Toyota's US Workers Are Dealing With Down Time

McClatchy | Scott Sloan | Lexington Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Workers affected by the idling had the option of taking paid vacation or unpaid leave, but the vast majority came to work, with many taking training s...

Steve Wozniak's Prius Problems: Apple Co-Founder Thinks Software Is To Blame For Toyota Problem

Huffington Post / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Steve Wozniak's Toyota Prius has an acceleration problem, according to the Apple co-founder. And Wozniak believes it has something to do with the vehi...