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Toyota Recall

After the Hummer: 10 More Vehicles We Can Do Without

Catherine Lutz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Catherine Lutz

With the reviled Hummer gone, what stands to replace it as the vehicle that earns its owners the booby prize as the car Americans love to hate?

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Has Toyota Been Right All Along?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

News came this week that the "black boxes" in Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks, are showing overwhelmingly that the vehicles involved in "unintended acceleration" accidents were wrecked because drivers were stepping on the gas pedal, not the brake.

WATCH: Fox Business Teases Toyota Recall Segment With Incredibly Sad Tracy Chapman Song

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Earlier today, the Fox Business Network decided to tease a segment on unexpected acceleration in Toyotas with an odd musical choice. A Toyota intern...

How the Civil Justice System Spurs Auto Safety Innovation

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

Though Toyota's sudden acceleration fiasco is front-and-center today, similar scenarios have unfortunately been repeating themselves for decades. But ...

Nissan Reveals Pricing For the 2011 Leaf

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Disenchanted Prius owners, take note: Today, Nissan unveiled pricing details for the 2011 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV), which will be available for purchase or lease in select markets in December.

Breaking - Toyota halts sales of 2009, 2010 Lexus LS

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In another potential PR nightmare for Toyota, the company has announced that a steering problem has halted sales of their 2009 and 2010 luxury flagshi...

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 CEO Promises Exploding Cars (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since Toyota's death traps have been in the news, Letterman's been having field day after field day, making fun of the runaway vehicles on a regular b...

Don't Spit Into the Wind

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Liberson, PhD

Perhaps it was 8 years of a pro-business administration or an agency not noted for regulatory zeal, but few corporations have worked as hard as Toyota to embarrass a regulatory agency.

Don't Look - Can't See

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Liberson, PhD

Good decisions require good data. Toyota and NHTSA's recent struggles validate this simple principle. The problem, unfortunately, is not isolated to one automobile manufacturer -- or one drug company.

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...

New Survey Shows Toyota Recalls Taking Toll

Trevor Traina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Trevor Traina

A new survey is casting light on the extent of consumer wariness in the wake of the ongoing Toyota recalls. Almost three out of every four Americans now trust the Toyota brand less.

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...

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.

Girlfriends' Guide: To Life In The Fast Lane: Why Does My Toyota Want To Kill Me?

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

My car and I have such little chemistry that I don't recognize it in a parking lot, or when it's presented to me by a valet. "Madame, your car," they call out, and I look around to see the nerd they must be talking to.

The Wages of De-Regulation

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The Toyota imbroglio further underlines the need for reform, and the road to reform is effective regulation. The rush to de-regulate has been costly; consumers have suffered, and the passion for "small government" has resulted in huge deficits.

Is Japan Giving Up?

Devin Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Devin Stewart

It is unclear how Japan, given its poor fiscal health and expected worsening debt burden, is going to provide for a rapidly aging population and a growing proportion of poor.

Innovation Gone Too Far? -- The Toyota Recall

Robert F. Brands | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert F. Brands

In light of Toyota's massive recall of 10 million Camry, Tercel, Prius hybrid and luxury Lexus models (and that's a shortened list), one has to wonder: At what point does innovation encourage failure?

Nissan Recall 2010: 540,000 Vehicles Recalled Over Brake Pedal Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite no reported accidents or injuries, here's everything you need to know about the big Nissan recall announced today. 540,000 cars have been ...

Toyota Camrys: Cars That Weren't Recalled Also Had Speed Problems, Says NYT

nytimes.com | BILL VLASIC, HIROKO TABUCHI and JO CRAVEN McGINTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota has recalled six million cars in the United States over concerns about sudden acceleration. But an analysis of government documents shows that ...

Those Toyotas: You've Been Taken for a Ride!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

What'll it take to put you behind the wheel of a brand-spanking-new 2010 Toyota? It's Non-Stop Bargain Days here at Frantic Fred's Four-Star Motors -- and it looks like highway robbery!

Toy Auto Recall: Stop the Spin

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rosalyn Hoffman

Well, given all this spin, given our culture in which everyone says one thing and means another, it's no wonder we believed that there was a massive Toy Auto Recall and Yoda was appearing before Congress.

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.

Akio Toyoda: Toyota President Faces 'Crucial Test' Before Congress Today

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Malcolm Foster of the AP reports this morning: "TOKYO - Toyota President Akio Toyoda faces increased pressure to win back consumer trust in his cong...