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  • Toyota recall | Camry recall | Lawyersandsettlements.com
    In January, 2010, consumers learned about a Toyota safety recall that affects approximately 2.3 million vehicles. The Toyota recall is reportedly due to an issue in which accelerator pedals on specific Toyota models become stuck. Toyota also recalled approximately 4.2 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles due to the risk of pedal entrapment from incorrec...
  • Toyota Recall: Possible Lives at Risk and Real Issue Still in Question
    Feb-4-10 Detroit, MN Linda Hardy of Dallas took her 2008 Toyota Avalon to her dealership numerous times to complain of sudden and unexplained acceleration. "Please fix my car," she told them, recalling the events to Brian Ross in a report aired this morning on ABC's Good Morning America (GMA). Her car had raced out of control on three separate occasions between Tha...
  • Head of Toyota Japan Issues Apology, but Problems Continue to Build
    Feb-5-10 Flint, MN Guadalupe Alberto didn't like to drive fast. In fact, the 77-year-old avoided the freeway because of it. She was in good health and drove cautiously to a fault. Never got a speeding ticket. So it was a shock when the former GM worker from Flint, Michigan was killed after her 2005 Toyota Camry , which had only 17,000 miles on the odometer, ran...
  • Toyota Announces Repair Strategy for Recalled Vehicles
    Feb-1-10 Detroit, MN This morning Toyota announced its strategy to fix the millions of its recalled vehicles that were built with unsafe or poorly-performing accelerator pedals. Toyota announced that it would be installing a steel reinforcement bar into the pedal assembly in an effort to reduce the surface tension that caused it to stick. Toyota claims that...
  • Toyota Testifies Before Congress about Gas Pedal Problem
    Feb-26-10 Washington, DC The Japanese head of the largest automotive company in the world admitted to a congressional hearing on Wednesday that Toyota may have let quality slide in the pursuit of quantity. Akio Toyoda, in Washington, offered a personal apology for the recent Toyota accelerator pedal recalls and vowed to regain consumers' trust. A settlement...
  • Toyota Shareholders Sue
    Mar-26-10 New York, NY Investors who bought shares in the Toyota Motor Corporation thought they were buying into one of the most trusted and reliable carmakers in the world. Little did they know that Toyota had information to the contrary—information that in the view of veteran litigation lawyer Marvin Frank amounts to securities fraud . "What Toyota tol...
  • Toyota Again Under Fire, Subpoenaed by US Federal Grand Jury
    Jul-21-10 Tokyo, JAPAN : After a brief respite from the public spotlight, Toyota is again under scrutiny after being served with a subpoena from a federal grand jury in New York seeking information on steering-related problems. The subpoena may also trigger a wider investigation into a 2005 Toyota recall that brings to mind the recent debacle over rapid acceleratio...
  • Toyota Faces Lawsuits Over Reduced Value of Recalled Vehicles
    Los Angeles, CA: Legal action is being considered for owners of Toyota vehicles affected by the recent spate of safety recalls to recover damages for the reduced value of the cars and the lost use of vehicles during repairs. According to a report on Reuters.com "major automobile valuation services like Edmonds and Kelley Blue Book have downgraded...
  • Potential Penalties against Toyota Could Hit $49.2 Million
    Apr-11-10 Washington, DC The federal government is angry with Toyota for waiting so long to inform consumers about the various Avalon and Camry recalls enacted over sticking gas pedals and floor mats. That wait is going to cost Toyota a potential $16.375 million in fines—the largest penalty allowed under the Tread Act. According to an account published...
  • Internal Documents Show Toyota Allegedly Cut Deal with NHTSA
    Feb-24-10 Washington, DC While the Vancouver Olympics have temporarily displaced the Toyota recall from the high headlines over the better part of a week, the issue is bound to return when Akio Toyoda, the Japanese CEO of Toyota and the grandson of the company's founder, appears on Wednesday before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Hous...
  • Toyota Was Reluctant to Affect Defective Product Repairs
    Jun-2-10 Los Angeles, CA Toyota has been attempting to deal with unintended acceleration and various other performance problems inherent with the Lexus badge since 1999, according to the 5/23/10 edition of the Los Angeles Times. At one time the automaker appeared to be willing to address the allegedly defective Lexus ES only when owners actively complained,...
  • Toyota Stalls Customer
    Apr-22-10 Wilmington, DE Evelyn is getting nothing but grief from Toyota . When the accelerator pedal stuck on her recalled 2009 Toyota Camry last December, she inadvertently caused a car crash. The repair bill and a rental car have cost her $5,000—and to add insult to injury, Toyota made her pay $1,100 before allowing her another rental! "On the morning...
  • Toyota Recall Expanded Yet Again
    Jan-28-10 Washington, DC Last night the beleaguered automotive giant Toyota recalled an additional 1.1 million vehicles to repair yet another problem involving unintended acceleration. Initial concern over Toyota accelerator pedals getting jammed in poorly-fitting floor mats compelled Toyota to recall 4.2 million vehicles in November 2009. Late last week Toyo...
  • Attorney set to "Throttle" Toyota's Acceleration System
    Dec-14-09 Redlands, CA Attorney David Wright says the Toyota Motor Corporation must make critical changes to its computerized acceleration system and compensate the thousands of drivers who have experienced the terror of an episode of sudden unintended acceleration . "Toyota has had more than 2000 complaints about sudden unintended acceleration over the last eigh...
  • Toyota Expands Recall, Halts Sales and Idles Plants Over Sticking Accelerator
    Jan-27-10 New York, NY Toyota has idled its production plants in an effort to secure sufficient parts to take care of 2.3 recalled vehicles —a number that exceeds the manufacturer's total output last year. The recall even affects General Motors (GM), whose Pontiac Vibe is essentially the same car as the Toyota Matrix and was included in the massive reca...
  • Back and Neck Injury Lawsuit Results in Toyota Settlement
    Jan-5-14 Los Angeles, CA A lawsuit alleging a woman suffered a back and neck injury after unintended Toyota acceleration has reportedly been settled, and may be the start of other Toyota lawsuits being settled, as well. The plaintiff in the lawsuit alleged she suffered a back injury and a neck injury when her car suddenly accelerated and crashed, an alleged iss...
  • Sticky Pedals? Toyota Adjusted Settings in Throttle Electronics in 2002
    Mar-29-10 Detroit, MI The recent recall of various Toyota models for unintended acceleration and the accompanying debate over whether the problem is mechanical or electronic has been further clouded by the manufacturer's recent offer to replace the entire pedal assembly for any recalled vehicle on which an unsuccessful repair has already been carried out. It...
  • "Fixed" Toyota Vehicles Still Taking off
    Mar-4-10 New York, NY Those who were suspicious of Toyota's announced fix of "sticky" gas pedals now have more reason for concern. CNNMoney.com reported yesterday that the recalled cars duly repaired by Toyota are still experiencing sudden and rapid acceleration. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says it has received 10 reports fro...
  • Toyota Recall Could Result in Fines
    Feb-17-10 Washington, DC The highly publicized Toyota safety recall could result in fines for the automaker if regulators feel that it moved too slowly in announcing the recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has told Toyota that it wants documents specifying how and when the Toyota accelerator pedal defect was discovered. Approxim...
  • Toyota Recalls 2.17 Million Vehicles
    Torrance, CA: Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall of approximately 20,000 2006 and early 2007 Model Year GS 300 and GS 350 All-Wheel Drive vehicles to modify the shape of the plastic pad embedded in the driver's side floor carpet. In the event that the floor carpet around the accelerator ped...
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