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Toyota Recalls 8,000 Tacoma Trucks

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota announced a voluntary safety recall of about 8,000 four-wheel-drive Tacoma trucks in North America, citing potential production defects in the ...

Toyota is a Challenge for Japan as a Whole

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

There is much more at stake here than the reputation of a company or even an industry -- it is the fundamental revision of Japan as a nation.

Toyota Recall: Two Toyota Employees, Former NHTSA Regulators, Got US To Stop Accelerator Probes

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S. investigations of unintended acceleration by compa...

Toyota Recall: : Corporate Culture's Role in Epic Breakdown

TIME | Robert Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Not only is Toyota producing more flawed cars than in the past, but an organization known for its unrivaled ability to suss out problems, fix them and...

The F Word: Pledge to Save Journalism

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

It's pledge time at many noncommercial, listener and viewer-supported television and radio stations and you may already be feeling irritated by the p...

Chicago Auto Show 2010: Toyota Plays It Safe While Ford Shows Off 2011 Edge And Electric Taxis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A struggling auto industry and a foot of snow won't stop the many people who plan on attending the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place this weekend t...

Toyota Recall: More Recalls Likely As Cautious Automakers Seek To Avoid Toyota Woes

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Honda's expansion of its global recall for faulty air bags suggests automakers are turning cautious amid consumer scrutiny of Toyota's s...

A Valentine for Toyota

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Some media commentators say it's over for Toyota and predict that no future generation will ever trust the carmaker. I say, no.

Toyota Recall: Plant Workers Fly To Washington To Lobby Lawmakers

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Jim Shuker, who tests vehicles for Toyota, says he feels so strongly about quality that he believes he personally failed by not fin...

Target Toyota: Why the Recall Backlash Is Overblown

James Meigs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Meigs

Does Toyota -- or any car company -- deserve this? Well, if they are knowingly selling an unsafe car, yes. But is that what's going on here? Not so fast.

Akio Toyoda, Toyota President: How We'll Fix Our Image - Washington Post Op-Ed

Akio Toyoda | Akio Toyoda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two weeks ago, I pulled the andon cord for our company. I ordered production of eight models in five plants across North America temporarily stopped s...

Toyota Recall: State Farm Says It Warned Government Of Toyota Safety Issues In 2007

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The nation's largest auto insurer said Tuesday it alerted federal safety regulators in late 2007 about a rise in reports of unexpec...

Toyota Six Feet Under

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

It's ridiculous! First the accelerator sticks and now the brakes don't work. Enough with the hollow apologies and hokey whoopsie-doo-baby-made-a bo...

The Southeastern Toyota Bullies: Should You Buy a Car From These People?

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bob Franken

Let's be blunt. 173 Toyota dealers in the United States are plain and simply un-American. They are the members of their association that covers fiv...

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's Powerful Friends In Washington

AP | SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The lawmakers now investigating Toyota's recall include a senator who was so eager to lure the Japanese automaker to his state that...

Toyota Dealers Pull Ads From ABC Over 'Excessive Stories': 'Punishment For Reporting'

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Toyota dealers in five southeast states have pulled their commercials off ABC TV local affiliates, complaining about the coverage of Toyota safety pro...

Toyota Prius Recall 2010: Company Begins Worldwide Brake Recall On Flagship Hybrid

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — In public, Toyota is running apologetic TV ads and vowing to win back customers' trust. Behind the scenes, the besieged carmaker is...

I'll Have a BRT With the Sepulveda Pass

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Every time I go over that damn Pass there's something missing for me. And that something is a light rail line running up the center divide of the freeway.

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 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 Prius Fix To Be Announced Next Week

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Toyota has told dealers it's preparing a plan to repair the brakes on thousands of hybrid Prius cars in the U.S. In a message sent Fr...

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 Lawyer

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Danziger

My card!

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...