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Toyota Recalls 2.27 Million Cars For Airbag Glitch

AP | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag infla...

Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and...

Toyota Recalls 1.29 MILLION Vehicles

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is recalling over one million cars around the world for faulty air bags and defective windshield wipers. The move...

Toyota CEO: 'Recalls Aren't A Four-Letter Word'

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 01.16.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Toyota is on a roll after two difficult years, when it was hit by a string of safety recalls and then by the earthquake in Japan. The Japa...

Toyota Recalls 2.77 MILLION Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business

TOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will recall about 2.77 million vehicles worldwide, including the Prius hybrid car, due to problems with ...

Toyota Recalls 7.4 Million Vehicles

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 12.09.2012 | Money

DETROIT (AP) — The largest recall in Toyota's 75-year history could undermine the Japanese automaker's comeback from natural disasters and embarrass...

Toyota Recalls Over 775,000 SUVs And Sedans

AP | Posted 08.02.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it's recalling 778,000 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. to fix a suspension problem that co...

Sharon Silke Carty

Toyota Lays Blame At Driver's Feet, Revealing Defense Strategy In Sudden Acceleration Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

A court filing by Toyota earlier this week lays out how the automaker plans to defend itself against sudden acceleration claims: by blaming the driver...

BMW Tops Mercedes As Most Popular Luxury Auto Brand

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

BMW grabbed the top spot in the U.S. luxury auto market in 2011, edging out Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz brand, as both German automakers took advan...

Toyota Recalls Over Half A Million Vehicles For Possible Steering Problems

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 550,000 vehicles worldwide – mostly in the United States – for probl...

Chrysler, General Motors Report Big Sales Gains

Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

General Motors Co and Chrysler Group reported September U.S. auto sales gains of at least 20 percent, a sign that consumers have returned as vehic...

Honda Lifts Profits With Speedy Earthquake Recovery

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

(Chang-Ran Kim) - Honda Motor Co reported an unexpected quarterly profit and raised its annual outlook by more than a third, as Japan's No.3 autom...

Ford Looks To Indian Market In Committing To Large Plant

Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

(Neha Singh) - Ford Motor Co plans to build a $900 million production plant in India, doubling its investment in the country, as the U.S. carmaker...

Toyota's Production Won't Return To Normal Until November Or Later

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 06.22.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota's global car production, disrupted by parts shortages from Japan's earthquake and tsunami, won't return to normal until November ...

Toyota Tells California Court There's No Proof Of Defects In Certain Cars

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A federal judge in California said Friday he will not dismiss lawsuits against Toyota from car owners who claim sudden-accel...

Toyota Touting Climate Deniers to Sell Luxury Hybrid Cars

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

In an attempt to look edgy and sell more hybrid cars, Lexus, the luxury division of the Toyota Motor Corporation, is holding a series of debates featuring professional climate deniers.

Toyota Pedal Replacements Offered Free Of Charge To unhappy owners

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota owners who are dissatisfied with the repairs to their vehicles covered by a massive recall to address sticky gas pedals can ...

Could These Corporate Failures Have Been Prevented?

Gary D. Bass, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary D. Bass, Ph.D.

In recent months, failures at BP's Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico facility injured and likely killed 11 oil rig workers and spawned an unprecedente...

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.

Toyota And More Fines: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Issue

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOYOTA, Japan -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Monday the U.S. wants to see results from Toyota's efforts to improve safety, and more fines...

Toyoda, Toyota, Congress and the FBI

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

I've often joked that Japanese businessmen have 100 ways to say "I don't know" and 1,000 ways to not take responsibility. Those watching the hearings yesterday got about a four-hour example of all that live.

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.

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...

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, Lexus Mat Recall: 3.8 Million Vehicles Recalled Over Floor Mats

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, the company's largest-ever U.S. recall, t...