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Toyota Recall

After the Hummer: 10 More Vehicles We Can Do Without

Catherine Lutz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Catherine Lutz

With the reviled Hummer gone, what stands to replace it as the vehicle that earns its owners the booby prize as the car Americans love to hate?

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Has Toyota Been Right All Along?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

News came this week that the "black boxes" in Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks, are showing overwhelmingly that the vehicles involved in "unintended acceleration" accidents were wrecked because drivers were stepping on the gas pedal, not the brake.

WATCH: Fox Business Teases Toyota Recall Segment With Incredibly Sad Tracy Chapman Song

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Earlier today, the Fox Business Network decided to tease a segment on unexpected acceleration in Toyotas with an odd musical choice. A Toyota intern...

Toyota Lashed Out At Professor David Gilbert During Big Recall

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CARBONDALE, Ill. — It's the kind of publicity any university might dream about: An instructor uncovers a possible flaw that's causing some of th...

Toyota Waited Almost A Year On 2005 Steering Recall: AP

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Beleaugured Toyota To Recall 270,000 Cars Globally

AP | SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. will recall 270,000 Lexus and other vehicles worldwide to fix faulty engines in the latest quality lapse at the world...

Toyota: Engines Bad In 270,000 Vehicles, Including Seven Lexus Models

AP | BY SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday about 270,000 cars sold worldwide – including luxury Lexus sedans – have potentially faulty...

2010 Toyota Recall: 50,000 Sequoia SUVs May Have Acceleration Problems

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp. recalled about 50,000 Sequoia sport utility vehicles from the 2003 model year to fix an unexpected slowing of th...

How the Civil Justice System Spurs Auto Safety Innovation

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

Though Toyota's sudden acceleration fiasco is front-and-center today, similar scenarios have unfortunately been repeating themselves for decades. But ...

Toyota RECORD Fine: Company Agrees To Pay $16.4 Million, Vows To Move Faster

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota agreed on Monday to a record $16.4 million fine for its slow response to sticking gas pedals – the equivalent of a lit...

Toyota Fine: Record $16 Million Penalty Adds To Recall Woes

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota hurriedly ordered recalls of nearly 10,000 Lexus SUVs for possible rollover dangers Monday and agreed to a record $16.4 mill...

Toyota Sienna Recall: Minivan Tire Cables Can Rust, 600,000 Recalled

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — As congressional investigators dig further into potential electronic problems in runaway Toyotas, the automaker is facing other saf...

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...

LA Court Chosen By US Panel For Toyota Lawsuits

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MIAMI — A federal judge in Southern California was chosen Friday to preside over more than 200 lawsuits filed against Toyota in the aftermath of...

Irving Miller: Toyota Exec urged Automaker To 'Come Clean' About Massive Recall

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

WASHINGTON -- In the days leading up to its massive recall in January, Toyota executives debated when they should inform the public about safety probl...

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...

LaHood: Toyota Fined $16M For Recalls

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government accused Toyota of hiding a "dangerous defect" and proposed a record $16.4 million fine on Monday for failing to quic...

Nissan Reveals Pricing For the 2011 Leaf

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Disenchanted Prius owners, take note: Today, Nissan unveiled pricing details for the 2011 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV), which will be available for purchase or lease in select markets in December.

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...

Breaking - Toyota halts sales of 2009, 2010 Lexus LS

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In another potential PR nightmare for Toyota, the company has announced that a steering problem has halted sales of their 2009 and 2010 luxury flagshi...

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 CEO Promises Exploding Cars (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since Toyota's death traps have been in the news, Letterman's been having field day after field day, making fun of the runaway vehicles on a regular b...

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 ...

Don't Spit Into the Wind

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Liberson, PhD

Perhaps it was 8 years of a pro-business administration or an agency not noted for regulatory zeal, but few corporations have worked as hard as Toyota to embarrass a regulatory agency.