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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...

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 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.

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...

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...

English Speaking Hispanics Lead in Mobile Internet Growth...

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

"Latinos love their cell phones. The passionate nature of the culture fits perfectly with our first-rate sports programming and their desire to stay connected."

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...

Safest Cars 2009: Ford, Subaru, VW Win Insurance Industry Picks

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- (KEN THOMAS, AP): Ford, Subaru and Volkswagen lead the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles, according to a close...

SAI PHOTOS: Toyota Unveils Bigger, More Expensive Hybrid Car

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ASSOCIATED PRESS, BY YURI KAGEYAMA: TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp. has unveiled a more expensive and bigger hybrid-only model than its hit Prius, underl...

Toyota Yaris Ad Pulled After Sexism Complaints (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Toyota has been forced to pull a new advertisement in Australia following numerous accusations that the video was not only sexist but also making ligh...

Hyundai and Kia Gain During Recession

Oct. 20, 2009 | Chris Isidore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK ( -- In a year of unprecedented turmoil for the U.S. auto industry, one major car maker has emerged as a winner. And that compan...

Now Toyota Doesn't Get It

Robert Slayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Slayton

Now its Toyota's turn to be stupid. The excuse that floormats made their cars suddenly and uncontrollably accelerate always seemed rather thin. The bloom is off the rose for this brand.

Toyota Creates Its Own Flower Species to Gobble Harmful Gases

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Toyota is upping the green stakes with a strange, yet ingenious initiative--the company has developed two new flower species that offset CO2 emissions...

Consumer Reports Floored By High-Tech Brakes After Toyota Recall

Scott Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Burgess

The recent recall by Toyota of 3.8 million of vehicles has a lot of people scratching their heads; Floor mats, really?

Toyota Gas Pedal Replacement Details: 3.8 MILLION Cars Affected

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota plans to replace the gas pedals on 4 million vehicles in the United States because the pedals can get stuck in the floor mat...

US Chamber's Influence and Credibility on the Decline

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

One reason for the Chamber's decline may be the result of what the Chamber's positioning communicates to businesses and lawmakers alike.

A Holiday Wish List That No One Should Fulfill

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Here are the "top ten" things our government could do in 2010 to reverse our nascent economic recovery. Of course, it shouldn't do any of these things - but its record causes me grave concern.

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.