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Toyota Recall

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 Hearings: Congressional Committees Gearing Up

latimes.com | Ralph Vartabedian and Ken Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington - Congressional investigators opening hearings this week on Toyota's sudden-acceleration troubles say they w...

Toyota Has Pattern of Slow Response on Safety Issues: NYT

nytimes.com | JAMES KANTER, MICHELINE MAYNARD and HIROKO TABUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota's recalls and disclosures in recent months are part of a lengthy pattern in which the automaker has often reacted slowly to safety concerns, in...

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...

Toyota's Green Goodwill Will Save Its Reputation

Richard Seireeni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard Seireeni

This confidence that Toyota will get it right in the end is due, in large part, to goodwill -- and Toyota enjoys two types of enduring goodwill.

Toyota's Gift to Detroit

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Toyota's crisis is the biggest gift to American automakers since the government's bailout eighteen months ago. If Detroit is smart, we'll be hearing a lot of "Buy American" very soon.

Toyota Recall: How Car Owners Avoid Being Victims

Trevor Traina | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trevor Traina

Before we form an angry mob outside their corporate offices, let's talk about what we do ourselves.

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...

Communications Expert Calls Toyota's Recall 'The Worst-Handled Auto Recall In History'

newsweek.com | Matthew Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you Google Toyota, among the first things that pop up is an ad slugged "Toyota Recall News." That's accompanied by links to Toyota.com and a Web si...

Toyota Recall and the Social Media Analysis

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren DeLisa

Needless to say, Toyota is in the throes of a crisis. But today, it's more potentially crippling to a brand given the world of social media, mobile texting and the like.

Toyota: Prius Brakes Have Design Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Associated Press) - Toyota admitted design problems with the brakes in its prized Prius, adding to the catalog of woes for the world's No. 1 au...

Toyota Recall Models List: Vehicles Affected By 2010 Toyota Recall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2010 Toyota recall models list affects more than two million vehicles. Here are the models affected by the Toyota recall: • 2009-2010 RAV4, ...

Building High Speed Rail Isn't a Bolshevik Plot

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

If you drive on the Interstate, benefit from the Voting Rights Act of 1964 or live free of polio, smallpox, and other communicable diseases, go ahead and thank the government.

The U.S. Government Controls GM; Do They Have the Guts to Go After Toyota?

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Adam Hanft

Toyota's massive recall is an unprecedented opportunity for GM to paint a stark contrast between its commitment to making great cars and Toyota's sloppiness in pursuit of global dominance.

If My Car Is Being "Recalled," Why Aren't You Taking it Back?

Evan Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Evan Handler

In spite of announcing a "recall," all Toyota has done is to issue some warnings, to state that they're "working on" a solution, and to instruct me to be alert to the problem. In this "recall," I'm being told to keep driving my car.

Toyota Recall 2010: More Than 2 Million Cars Recalled Due To Gas Pedals Issue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new Toyota recall was announced today, affecting some 2.3 million vehicles, just months after a separate Toyota recall that affected nearly 4 millio...

GM Recalls 1.3 Million Cars for 'Acting Like Toyotas'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

With recent recalls of everything from cars to Girl Scout cookies, a new poll shows that Americans "no longer feel safe doing anything."

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 Unveils New Slogan: "Drive a Toyota. You'll Never Stop."

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Hoping to reverse a series of public relations setbacks, Toyota today unveiled a new slogan, "Drive a Toyota. You'll Never Stop."

Toyota Says Cup Holders Still Working Great

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"Feel free to enjoy the beverage of your choice and know that you can rest it in one of our cup holders with confidence," said Tokyo spokesman Hiroshi Kyosuke. "Our cup holders are world-class."

Biggest-ever Toyota Recall Announced; 3.8 Million Cars and Trucks

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota's floor mat recall is a bit unusual because owners are being asked to "make the fix" right away and on their own; this tell us the government considers the problem an immediate and important safety risk.

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...