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Toyota Recall

Possible Defects Prompt Toyota To Recall 3.37 Million Cars

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3.37 million cars worldwide over possible defects involving airbags and emissions ...

Do Corporate Fines Punish Anyone?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.24.2014 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

In my humble opinion, corporate fines for criminal conduct are a farce. Shareholders who are not guilty of the wrongdoing and many of whom did not even own the company's stock at the time of the criminal activity, in effect, pay the fine.

Toyota Admits It Deliberately Misled The Public

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

March 19 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will pay $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into its handling of consumer complaints over safety issues, ...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/14/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.16.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

See if you can win a gold medal by getting all of the answers correct in our week-to-week news quiz.

Automakers Recall Millions Of Vehicles Over Airbag Issue

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* Recall affects vehicles in N. America, Japan, Europe * Supplier learned of issue in October 2011 * Biggest-ever recall...

Toyota Recalls Over 10,000 Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Money

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 11,153 Scion iQ hatchbacks because the front passenger air bags might not deploy in a crash. ...

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

Fed Agency Wants To Stop Runaway Cars With Brake Override Technology | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that it wants automakers to install a brake override system aimed at stopping a ca...

Sharon Silke Carty

Toyota Targets Vocal Critic With Subpoena | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

Toyota Motor Corp. has subpoenaed emails and other communication between one of its most vocal critics and three news outlets, including The Huffingto...

Sharon Silke Carty

Toyota's Small Recall Could Spell Big Problems | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

A small recall Toyota is conducting in several U.S. Gulf states might help advance arguments by safety critics who argue Toyota has problems with its ...

U.S. Probing Runaway Ford Taurus Sedans

The Huffington Post | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

The government notified Ford Monday that it is launching an investigation into 2005 and 2006 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans after receiving 30 c...

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

Report: NHTSA Lacks Critical Electronics Expertise | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration doesn't know enough about car electronic systems to respond effectively when problems arise, accord...

Sharon Silke Carty

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

Marcus Baram

Toyota 'Influenced' Report Exonerating It, Says Watchdog Group | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Toyota's Audacious Goal: Double Profits In 4 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (By Chang-Ran Kim) - Toyota Motor Corp will rely more on emerging markets for sales and launch about 10 new hybrid models under a long-term stra...

New Toyota Recall Affects 2.17 Million Vehicles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become...

Longo Toyota Total Recall: 24/7 At The Nation's Largest Toyota Dealership (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Willow Bay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

HuffPost LA Exclusive: Longo, the largest Toyota dealer in the country, offered HuffPost LA a look at how it is managing one of the biggest recalls in...

Toyota/Honda Recall -- What's Really Happening?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Last recall time, on the Toyotas, the cars would not stop accelerating. Now, the accelerator works fine, but the braking could be seriously, even dangerously, degraded.

Why Good Service Is About Trust- Why Buy MacMall In An Apple Store World

Tony Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tony Greenberg

Too many of us do a terrible job understanding a product's true cost. It's not just the purchase price. It's what it costs to live with that product, and its maker, for years to come.

Is NHTSA Working for Toyota or To Find the Truth?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How should we treat NHTSA's report which seems to take Toyota's claims of "no electrical problems" with even less than a grain of salt?

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 Defense': Man Jailed In Fatal Crash Seeks Retrial Based On Alleged Toyota Defect

Washington Post | Peter Whoriskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After his Toyota Camry smashed at high speeds into a car stopped at a traffic light four years ago, Koua Fong Lee told everyone he could that he'd hit...

Weekend Automotive Radio Shows

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Join us Saturday at 11am Pacific /2pm Eastern for "The Car Nut Show" and Sunday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern for "World Racing Roundup" on www.TalkRadio...

Wall Street Journal Reporter Misleads Readers, NPR and Huff Post on Toyota Story

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

On July 15th, we ran a blog post entitled "Has Toyota Been Right All Along?" We based our post on a WSJarticle and an interview the author, reporter Mike Ramsey, did on National Public Radio.