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Toyota Recall News Roundup

February 4th, 2010
Toyota Crisis Mounts as U.S. Steps Up Pressure to Fix Vehicles


February 4, 2010
Washington Post: “2007 federal probe of Toyota complaints resolved nothing”
LA Times: “U.S. safety agency to investigate possible Toyota Prius braking problems”
CNN: “Toyota Recall Costs: $2 Billion”
Time: “Behind Toyota’s Recall: Focusing More on Quantity than Quality”

February 1, 2010
New York Times: “With Eye on Its Reputation, Toyota Issues Repair for Pedal”

January 31, 2010
New York Times: “Toyota’s Slow Awakening to a Deadly Problem”

Also check out our earlier post on the Toyota recall, featuring a groundbreaking story from the LA Times, which got the in depth scoop early on Toyota’s acceleration problems.


LA Times: Runaway Toyota cases ignored

January 5th, 2010
Toyota Holds Press Conference On Prius Brake System Problem


LA Times: More than 1,000 Toyota and Lexus owners have reported since 2001 that their vehicles suddenly accelerated on their own, in many cases slamming into trees, parked cars and brick walls, among other obstacles, a Times review of federal records has found.

The crashes resulted in at least 19 deaths and scores of injuries over the last decade, records show. Federal regulators say that is far more than any other automaker has experienced.