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Toyota Recalls: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Toyota Recalls: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Over many months, we've seen Toyota's recall issues go from bad to worse, to Capitol Hill, and then seen the flocks of lawyers descend like vultures. Meanwhile, it's sounding Toyota really has become a better, stronger company—having fixed a major portion of the affected vehicles, gone to... read more

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Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

NHTSA: Toyota Electronics Have No 'Sudden Acceleration' Fault

So-called 'sudden acceleration' has a long and unfortunate history, almost destroying Audi sales in the mid-1980s after 60 Minutes accused the Audi 5000 of accelerating out... read more August 11, 2010 by  6


 
2010 Toyota Avalon

Feds Clear Toyota On Throttle Issues; Steering Issue Remains?

Toyota—and Toyota owners—can breathe a little easier with a finding from the federal government released today. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)... read more August 10, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Avalon

Six Months After The Recalls: Toyota Bruised, Lexus Less So?

It's been a tough and trying year for Toyota—and Toyota owners. There had already been a few isolated claims of accelerators sticking. But it was the news of an incident... read more August 6, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Toyota Avalon

Recall Alert: Over 372,000 Toyota Avalons Could Suffer From Steering Problem

Toyota has issued a recall for its popular Avalon sedan due to a potential steering problem. The recall affects Avalons from the 2000 - 2004 model years. According to a... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

Drivers At Fault In So-Called Sudden Acceleration Toyotas, NHTSA Says

Despite ominous news reports of cars careening out of control, there's no substitute for data. And now it looks like many reported cases of so-called "sudden acceleration" in... read more July 13, 2010 by  10


 
2008 Lexus LS 600h L

Lexus Recalls 138,000 Cars—Including LS 600h—For Engine Defect

Lexus has announced that it will recall about 138,000 of its luxury sedans in the U.S.—including the 2008 model year of its flagship Lexus LS 600h L hybrid—due to a... read more July 2, 2010 by  1


 
BP logo, reimagined [via Greenpeace UK]

Great News For Toyota: People Hate BP More!

Toyota probably isn't the happiest place to work right now. Apart from the automaker's ongoing recall fiasco, Toyota took a nose dive in J.D. Power's recent Initial Quality... read more June 22, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

All U.S. Honda Vehicles To Get Brake Overrides By Next Year

American Honda has announced that it will be installing a brake-override system on all of its Honda- and Acura-brand vehicles for the North American market by the end of... read more May 26, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Toyota Camry

Death Toll From Toyota's Sudden Acceleration May Be As High As 89

In March, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles could've been responsible for as many as 52 deaths since... read more May 26, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Lexus LS 600h L

Confused About All The Recalls? You're Not The Only One

It's nearly impossible to have missed all the big headlines—of millions of vehicles affected by multiple Toyota recalls in recent months, then Congressional hearings... read more May 24, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Lexus LS 460 L

Toyota To Recall 11,500 Vehicles From The Lexus LS Line

As if Toyota didn't have enough troubles at the moment, the automaker has announced plans to recall 11,500 Lexus vehicles sold in the U.S., Japan, China, and other parts of... read more May 19, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Avalon

Toyota Incentives Good Through May, But Starting To Go Flat?

It's still a little too early to assess the aftermath of Toyota's monumental recalls, but there are mounting indications that the brand's long-term reputation has been... read more May 10, 2010 by  0


 
52 prototype x pedals

Auto Safety Bill: Higher Fines, Black Boxes And...Brake Tests?

If you've at all mused that someday Capitol Hill will try to legislate stopping distances, take a deep breath as that time has come—well, almost. All those weighty... read more May 5, 2010 by  5


 
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


 
2003 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota Recalls Another SUV For Stability Control Issue

Toyota Motor Sales has announced a recall of about 50,000 Sequoia sport-utility vehicles from the 2003 model year for an issue with the electronic stability control system... read more April 28, 2010 by  1


 
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