Floor mats that lock accelerator pedal prompt 2.3 million-vehicle recall Things have been tough for the automobile industry this past year. Gross overestimation of public demand, corporate mismanagement and a marked decline in sales left America’s automakers at the government’s doorstep crying for handouts. The scenario for automakers abroad wasn’t much different. That’s why the Read on! →


Another Toyota recall has been announced — or rather, three recalls at once. A recall by Toyota is starting to become a regular occurrence, and some are looking forward to when Toyota stops recalling cars. More than 1.5 million cars are affected. The first recall, of over 1.3 million vehicles concerns a possible defect in Read on! →


Toyota and other Japanese automakers appeared to have their act together when compared with their American counterparts. However, the recent Toyota recall has shown that trouble translates just fine into Japanese auto speak. Over five million cars were pulled from sales floors worldwide due to small accelerator pedal issues that could cause sudden acceleration. Now, Read on! →


Toyota is recalling 7.5 million cars globally, and 2.5 million in the U.S. The recall is over a failed master switch that could cause a fire in the driver’s side door. Toyota recall largest since 2010 The massive recall is the automaker’s largest since those in 2009 and 2010 over unintended accelerations. And it could Read on! →


Even though they insist that they have broken no laws, Toyota has agreed to pay the United States government a record $16.4 million fine, the largest possible fine that U.S. auto safety regulators can levy per the Detroit Free Press. While the automaker has been reported as having as much as $25 billion in cash Read on! →


Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday that it will be voluntarily recalling 778,000 of its RAV4 and Lexus HS 250h models in the U.S., due to a possible rear suspension arm failure following a rear-end alignment service. Toyota recall is announced The recall affects 760,000 RAV4 SUVs from the model years 2006 through early 2011. In Read on! →


Either Japan’s auto industry has always had big problems and it is only now that people in America are paying close attention, or things like the recent Mazda recall and all of the trouble Toyota has been having are recent developments predicated by the need to find cheaper means of production to meet mounting production Read on! →


Toyota has announced that the company has fixed nearly all of the problems that led to the recalls by the automaker. There were a series of Toyota recalls, which led to outrage at the popular automaker. The company has also come up with a fail-safe, which is reported to put a stop to unintended acceleration. Read on! →


That’s over 1,000,000 Hondas recalled in the past few weeks Hot on the heels of the recent Toyota recall, we see now that Honda is recalling airbags. Some think this is a conspiracy on the part of the U.S. government and General Motors/GM, but I think we’re simply hearing more about recalls that would have Read on! →


The Toyota Motor Company cannot catch a break; it has announced a recall of more than 80,000 Highlander hybrid and Lexus RX400h SUVs. The hybrid utility vehicles have a problem in the drive system that can cause components to burn out and shut the vehicle down. Transistors can cause vehicle shutdown Toyota has announced a Read on! →