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Toyota Recalls 2.2 Million More Vehicles To Fix Accelerator Pedals

Toyota Recalls 2.2 Million More Vehicles To Fix Accelerator Pedals

Toyota said this morning it would conduct a "voluntary safety recall" of another 2.17 million vehicles in the United States to modify accelerator pedals that could get trapped by floor mats or carpets. The company has already recalled more than 11 million vehicles to fix related safety problems... read more

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2007 Dodge Caliber

2007 Dodge Caliber In New Sticky Accelerator Pedal Probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating yet another potential case of sticking accelerator pedals, this time in 2007 Dodge Caliber compacts... read more May 3, 2010 by 0


 
Tata Nano in flames, Mumbai, India, from Indian Autos Blog

Hey, Toyota, It Could Be Worse: You Could Have Flaming Tatas

Toyota's troubles with so-called sudden acceleration are so well publicized, we're not going to run them down here. But we'd remind the world's largest carmaker that it might... read more March 24, 2010 by 14


 
General Motors Cadillac Dealership

Test Drive Tips: Acceleration, Braking and Maneuvering

Continuing our series on test-drive tips, here are some more ways to put your potential new vehicle to the test. Low-Speed Maneuverability Chances are, the dealership where... read more March 24, 2010 by 0


 
Age distribution of drivers in 56 Toyota acceleration deaths, data from Jalopnik and Overlawyered

Toyota Sudden Acceleration: Is It All Older Drivers' Fault?

So-called "sudden acceleration" is an ugly mix of media frenzy, sophisticated engineering, and complex human-machine interaction. But recent data on Toyota... read more March 15, 2010 by 27


 
Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

Toyota Recall: Feds Might Require Brake Overrides

It's already looking like the Toyota recall hearings will bring us at least one new safety feature to all new vehicles: brake overrides. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood... read more March 2, 2010 by 11


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Piling On: Problems With Prius Brakes Are Toyota's Latest Worry

When it rains, it pours. And Toyota may find itself swimming a lot faster if new allegations of safety problems prove to be true. In Japan this morning, the Ministry of... read more February 3, 2010 by 3


 

 
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