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Toyota Recalls 1.6 Million U.S. Vehicles Over Defective Air Bags

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business

Toyota Motor Corp said on Monday it will recall almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata air bag inflators that cou...

Toyota Recalls 2.77 MILLION Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business

TOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will recall about 2.77 million vehicles worldwide, including the Prius hybrid car, due to problems with ...

Sharon Silke Carty

Toyota Lays Blame At Driver's Feet, Revealing Defense Strategy In Sudden Acceleration Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

A court filing by Toyota earlier this week lays out how the automaker plans to defend itself against sudden acceleration claims: by blaming the driver...

BMW Tops Mercedes As Most Popular Luxury Auto Brand

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

BMW grabbed the top spot in the U.S. luxury auto market in 2011, edging out Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz brand, as both German automakers took advantage...

Chrysler, General Motors Report Big Sales Gains

Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

General Motors Co and Chrysler Group reported September U.S. auto sales gains of at least 20 percent, a sign that consumers have returned as vehicle i...

Honda Lifts Profits With Speedy Earthquake Recovery

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

(Chang-Ran Kim) - Honda Motor Co reported an unexpected quarterly profit and raised its annual outlook by more than a third, as Japan's No.3 automaker...

Ford Looks To Indian Market In Committing To Large Plant

Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

(Neha Singh) - Ford Motor Co plans to build a $900 million production plant in India, doubling its investment in the country, as the U.S. carmaker see...

Toyota Touting Climate Deniers to Sell Luxury Hybrid Cars

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

In an attempt to look edgy and sell more hybrid cars, Lexus, the luxury division of the Toyota Motor Corporation, is holding a series of debates featuring professional climate deniers.

Could These Corporate Failures Have Been Prevented?

Gary D. Bass, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary D. Bass, Ph.D.

In recent months, failures at BP's Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico facility injured and likely killed 11 oil rig workers and spawned an unprecedented...

Customer Disservice Spotlight On: Toyota

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

My car drives fine now, but without a doubt, it's the last Toyota I'll ever buy.

Toyota And More Fines: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Issue

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOYOTA, Japan -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Monday the U.S. wants to see results from Toyota's efforts to improve safety, and more fines...

Mr. Toyoda in the Spotlight

Bill George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill George

Mr. Toyoda: You are the definitive leader of one of the largest and (once-) most trusted brands in the world. People expect you to act like it today. This is a prime opportunity to right the ship.

Toyoda, Toyota, Congress and the FBI

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

I've often joked that Japanese businessmen have 100 ways to say "I don't know" and 1,000 ways to not take responsibility. Those watching the hearings yesterday got about a four-hour example of all that live.

Bad News Couldn't Come at a Better Time for Toyota

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

If you're an automotive company dealing with a massive recall, pray for a bad economy to soften the blow.

Toyota Asks California For $2 Million For Employee Training -- But They're Closing Shop In 2010

latimes.com | Marc Lifsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Sacramento - Toyota Motor Corp. is closing California's last automobile plant, but that isn't keeping the factory from asking the stat...

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Richard Stuebi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Stuebi

Even though American cars have improved dramatically, imported cars seized the opportunity of the 1970's and have consistently stolen market share for decades.

Obama: "Ich bin ein Chrysler!"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Obama talked his usual great game of absolute confidence at the end of his announcement this morning, telling the country, "If you're going to buy a new car, buy an American car."

ExxonMobil -- Their "Hydrogen Plan" for Us

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Between Wall Street and the banks and the oil companies, and saving Detroit, which has been going out of business on a daily basis for 35 years, is there some way we aren't getting screwed?

Toyota Projects First-Ever Annual Loss; Congress Disses Detroit

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Congress took a perverse pleasure in giving Detroit's CEOs and the UAW president the third degree -- unnecessary theater while our country suffers this economic decline.

NBC: We're In A Recession

New York Times | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Motors Corp. is in danger of losing its 76-year title as the world's sales leader, as totals for 2007 released on Wednesday showed the automak...

Toyota To Recall 470,000 Cars Due To Defective Parts

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it was recalling more than 470,000 cars in Japan due to problems with the fuel and steering systems in the latest de...