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Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million Prius Hybrids

AP | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall. Toyota Motor C...

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 ...

Technology Doesn't Stop with Toyota

Bobbie Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bobbie Wasserman

I have discovered that I'm basically driving a laptop. The Toyota Prius that I own and love(d) is so technologically advanced that problems with acceleration are hard-pressed to be duplicated.

Prius Crash In NYC Suburb Caused By Driver Error

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARRISON, N.Y. — A housekeeper who reported that her boss' Toyota Prius accelerated on its own and wouldn't brake as she hurtled toward a stone ...

Honda Recall: 410,00 Vehicles Have Unsafe Braking Systems and Could Crash

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Honda has recalled more than 400,000 vehicles over concerns of brake failure, according to several news reports today. While Honda's announcement pa...

Toyota Says 'Runaway Prius' Works Fine

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN DIEGO — Toyota Motor Corp. dismissed the story of a man who claimed his Prius sped out of control on the California freeway, saying Monday t...

US Rep. With Auto Industry Ties Blames Victim In Toyota Acceleration Case

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The office of U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa expressed doubts over the weekend about a San Diego's man's report of a harrowing, out-of-control acceleration ex...

Toyota Prius Crash Driver Was On Her Way To Get Gas Pedal Checked Out

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARRISON, N.Y. — Police say a New York woman who claimed her Toyota Prius accelerated on its own was on her way to have its gas pedal checked at...

Toyota Recall: More Recalls Likely As Cautious Automakers Seek To Avoid Toyota Woes

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Honda's expansion of its global recall for faulty air bags suggests automakers are turning cautious amid consumer scrutiny of Toyota's s...

Green News Report -- February 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: 'Snowpocalypse' in Washington, D.C., but snow-less in Vancouver for the Winter Olympics; Toyota...

Toyota Recall: State Farm Says It Warned Government Of Toyota Safety Issues In 2007

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The nation's largest auto insurer said Tuesday it alerted federal safety regulators in late 2007 about a rise in reports of unexpec...

Toyota Prius Recall 2010: Company Begins Worldwide Brake Recall On Flagship Hybrid

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — In public, Toyota is running apologetic TV ads and vowing to win back customers' trust. Behind the scenes, the besieged carmaker is...

Toyota Prius Fix To Be Announced Next Week

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Toyota has told dealers it's preparing a plan to repair the brakes on thousands of hybrid Prius cars in the U.S. In a message sent Fr...

Toyota To Recall Priuses: Vehicles Recalled In U.S., Japan Over Brake Problems

AP | SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota will recall 270,000 Prius hybrid vehicles over brake problems in the United States and Japan, a report said Friday, while the bel...

Toyota Chief Overshoots Congressional Hearings by 150 Miles

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Toyota president Akio Toyoda said he was having difficulties with the brakes on his 2010 Toyota Prius, which finally came to rest after crashing into a blacksmith's shop in Colonial Williamsburg.