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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...

Do Corporate Fines Punish Anyone?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.24.2014 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

In my humble opinion, corporate fines for criminal conduct are a farce. Shareholders who are not guilty of the wrongdoing and many of whom did not even own the company's stock at the time of the criminal activity, in effect, pay the fine.

Toyota Admits It Deliberately Misled The Public

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

March 19 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will pay $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into its handling of consumer complaints over safety issues, ...

Report: Toyota Could Pay $1 Billion In U.S. Probe

AP | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting the U.S. Justice Department may reach a $1 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp., ending a fo...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/14/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.16.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

See if you can win a gold medal by getting all of the answers correct in our week-to-week news quiz.

Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million Prius Hybrids

AP | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall. Toyota Motor C...

Toyota May Recall Vehicles Over Potential Seat Heater Fires

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is in discussions with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about a possible recall in the U.S. and Ca...

Automakers Recall Millions Of Vehicles Over Airbag Issue

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* Recall affects vehicles in N. America, Japan, Europe * Supplier learned of issue in October 2011 * Biggest-ever recall...

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 Over 10,000 Cars

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Money

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 11,153 Scion iQ hatchbacks because the front passenger air bags might not deploy in a crash. ...

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...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Luxury SUVs Recalled

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 07.02.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Toyota's problems with runaway acceleration just won't go away. Three years after the company recalled its first cars to fix the problem, ...

Toyota To Recall Lexus SUVs

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota's problems with runaway acceleration just won't go away. Three years after the company recalled its first cars ...

Sharon Silke Carty

Fed Agency Wants To Stop Runaway Cars With Brake Override Technology

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that it wants automakers to install a brake override system aimed at stopping a ca...

Sharon Silke Carty

Toyota Targets Vocal Critic With Subpoena

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

Toyota Motor Corp. has subpoenaed emails and other communication between one of its most vocal critics and three news outlets, including The Huffingto...

Sharon Silke Carty

Toyota's Small Recall Could Spell Big Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

A small recall Toyota is conducting in several U.S. Gulf states might help advance arguments by safety critics who argue Toyota has problems with its ...

U.S. Probing Runaway Ford Taurus Sedans

The Huffington Post | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

The government notified Ford Monday that it is launching an investigation into 2005 and 2006 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans after receiving 30 c...

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

Report: NHTSA Lacks Critical Electronics Expertise

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration doesn't know enough about car electronic systems to respond effectively when problems arise, accord...

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...

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...