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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 President Akio Toyoda Apologizes For Global Recalls

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA and MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota's president emerged from seclusion Friday to apologize and address criticism that the automaker mishandled a crisis over sticking...

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 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 CEO Akio Toyoda To Speak About Company Woes

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA and MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO — Toyota's president emerged from seclusion Friday to apologize and address criticism that the automaker mishandled a crisis over sticking...

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...

LaHood: Don't Drive Recalled Toyotas Til Fixed

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Americans should park their recalled Toyotas unless driving to dealers for accelerator repairs, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood...

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...

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...

Prius Brake Problem: Toyota Hit By Flurry Of Brake Complaints

AP | SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Complaints in the U.S. and Japan about brake problems in Toyota's popular Prius hybrid have swelled to about 180, adding to the string o...

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.

Ford January 2010 Sales Climb 25 Percent, Buoyed By Toyota Recall

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — The U.S. auto industry rebounded from last January's sales collapse with one big exception: Toyota, which lost an estimated 20,000 sal...

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, ...

Toyota's January Sales Drop 16 Percent After Recall

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday its sales fell 16 percent in January, hurt by a recall of eight popular models due to faulty gas peda...

Toyota Recall Could Have Large Impact On Sales

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NAGOYA, Japan — A Toyota executive said the damage to the company's sales from its global recall for a gas pedal problem may be greater than pre...

Toyota Says It Will Start Fixing Recalled Cars This Week

AP | KEN THOMAS and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota apologized to its customers Monday and said a piece of steel about the size of a postage stamp will fix the gas pedal proble...

Toyota To Issue Fix For Recalled Cars

AP | TOM KRISHER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Toyota Motor Corp. plans to start sending parts to dealers in the coming days to fix a sticky gas pedal problem that has tarnished its...

Honda Recall 2010: Thousands Of Cars Recalled For Window Defect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Honda recall has been announced today, Jan. 29, 2010, just days after a massive 2010 Toyota recall affected 2.3 million vehicles. The 2010 Hoyota...

Toyota Recall: Europe, China Join Recall

AP | TOM KRISHER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Toyota has begun shipping parts to fix the faulty gas pedals that led to a still-expanding recall and an unprecedented decision to sto...

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.

Pontiac Vibe Recall 2010: GM Pulls Cars As Part Of Toyota Recall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Pontiac Vibe recall has been announced as a result of the massive 2010 Toyota Recall a week ago. CNN Money notes: GM's Vibe is essentially the...

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.

Toyota Recall: Alamo, Enterprise, National Car Rental Companies Pull Toyotas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Three car rental companies said Wednesday they are pulling thousands of Toyotas from their fleets over faulty gas pedals. The Pontia...

Media Literacy 101: The iPad... & What the World Really Needs Now (Meaning "Today")

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Moeller

Ok, hands-down, the hottest tech story of the day (month? year?) was Steve Jobs' iPad roll-out demonstration. The traffic from all those in the tech ...

Toyota's HUGE Recall: Automaker's Reputation, Earnings Threatened

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Toyota dealers across the country were swamped with calls Wednesday from concerned drivers but had few answers a day after the compan...