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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

Scientists Debate If Another Culprit Triggered Toyota's Sudden Acceleration Problem: Tin Whiskers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Even as Toyota has reckoned with a wrenching crisis of confidence, acknowledging reports that some of its best-selling vehicles have been prone to acc...

Koua Fong Lee, Toyota Defense Driver, Will Go Free

AP | MARTIGA LOHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota man who spent more than 2 1/2 years in prison for a fatal Toyota crash walked free Thursday, after a judge ordered...

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 Lawsuits: Automaker Responds With 'Questionable, Evasive And Deceptive' Legal Tactics

AP | CURT ANDERSON and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Toyota has routinely engaged in questionable, evasive and deceptive legal tactics when sued, frequently claiming it does not have inform...

Toyota Pedal Warning Sent To Europe Europeans Warned of Toyota Pedals Before US

AP | LARRY MARGASAK and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Five days before Toyota announced a massive recall, a U.S. public relations executive at the automaker warned colleagues in an inte...

NASA Joining Toyota Recall Investigation

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — NASA and the National Academy of Sciences are joining the government's effort to figure out what caused the sudden acceleration pro...

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 Recall: How Much Will It End Up Costing The Automaker?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO -- (By TOMOKO A. HOSAKA, AP) A massive global recall, mounting legal bills and a battered reputation add up to a very expensive problem for Toyo...

First Toyota Lawsuits Head To Court

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Dozen of lawyers spoke glowingly about their courtroom credentials Thursday as they tried to persuade a federal judge to giv...

Toyota Recall Class-Action Lawsuits Could Cost The Automaker $3 BILLION

AP | CURT ANDERSON and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Toyota owners claiming that massive safety recalls are causing the value of their vehicles to plummet have filed at least 89 class-actio...

Toyota's Tips: What To Do If Your Car Suddenly Accelerates

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What should you do if your car suddenly accelerates? Here are three ways to stop the vehicle, according to Toyota: _ Step on the brake pedal with b...

Koua Fong Lee: 'Toyota Defense' May Free Jailed Minnesota Man

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LINO LAKES, Minn. — Ever since his 1996 Toyota Camry shot up an interstate ramp, plowing into the back of an Oldsmobile in a horrific crash that...

Toyota Recall: Automaker Delayed And Gave Excuses, Gas Pedal Problems First Noticed In 2003

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The recall of nearly 8 million Toyota vehicles was years in the making and was complicated by excuses offered to regulators and by delay tactics emplo...

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 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 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...

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...

Toyota Suspends Sales Of 8 Vehicle Models (LIST)

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota suspended U.S. sales of some of its most popular vehicles – including the best-selling car in America, the Camry &ndas...