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Toyota Recall

Despite Safety Recalls, Customers Still Head Into Toyota Of Glendale Showroom

latimes.com | Stuart Pfeifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Between the Super Bowl and word that thousands of Prius hybrids could soon join the millions of vehicles already being recalled, Sunday threatened to ...

Toyota Has Pattern of Slow Response on Safety Issues: NYT

nytimes.com | JAMES KANTER, MICHELINE MAYNARD and HIROKO TABUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota's recalls and disclosures in recent months are part of a lengthy pattern in which the automaker has often reacted slowly to safety concerns, in...

Toyota Hearings: Congressional Committees Gearing Up

latimes.com | Ralph Vartabedian and Ken Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington - Congressional investigators opening hearings this week on Toyota's sudden-acceleration troubles say they w...

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Apologizes For Global Recalls

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA and MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota's president emerged from seclusion Friday to apologize and address criticism that the automaker mishandled a crisis over sticking...

Toyota's Green Goodwill Will Save Its Reputation

Richard Seireeni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard Seireeni

This confidence that Toyota will get it right in the end is due, in large part, to goodwill -- and Toyota enjoys two types of enduring goodwill.

Toyota To Recall Priuses: Vehicles Recalled In U.S., Japan Over Brake Problems

AP | SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota will recall 270,000 Prius hybrid vehicles over brake problems in the United States and Japan, a report said Friday, while the bel...

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...

Toyota's Gift to Detroit

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Toyota's crisis is the biggest gift to American automakers since the government's bailout eighteen months ago. If Detroit is smart, we'll be hearing a lot of "Buy American" very soon.

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...

Communications Expert Calls Toyota's Recall 'The Worst-Handled Auto Recall In History'

newsweek.com | Matthew Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you Google Toyota, among the first things that pop up is an ad slugged "Toyota Recall News." That's accompanied by links to Toyota.com and a Web si...

Toyota Recall and the Social Media Analysis

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren DeLisa

Needless to say, Toyota is in the throes of a crisis. But today, it's more potentially crippling to a brand given the world of social media, mobile texting and the like.

Toyota: Prius Brakes Have Design Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Associated Press) - Toyota admitted design problems with the brakes in its prized Prius, adding to the catalog of woes for the world's No. 1 au...

LaHood: Don't Drive Recalled Toyotas Til Fixed

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Americans should park their recalled Toyotas unless driving to dealers for accelerator repairs, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood...

Toyota Recall: How Car Owners Avoid Being Victims

Trevor Traina | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trevor Traina

Before we form an angry mob outside their corporate offices, let's talk about what we do ourselves.

Toyota's January Sales Drop 16 Percent After Recall

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday its sales fell 16 percent in January, hurt by a recall of eight popular models due to faulty gas peda...

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 Recall Models List: Vehicles Affected By 2010 Toyota Recall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2010 Toyota recall models list affects more than two million vehicles. Here are the models affected by the Toyota recall: • 2009-2010 RAV4, ...

Building High Speed Rail Isn't a Bolshevik Plot

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

If you drive on the Interstate, benefit from the Voting Rights Act of 1964 or live free of polio, smallpox, and other communicable diseases, go ahead and thank the government.

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...

Toyota Recall: Automaker Says It Found Fix For Faulty Pedals

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Toyota said it began shipping gas pedal parts to its dealers Friday for use in fixing the millions of cars and trucks recalled because...

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.