| Jul 5, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Toyota started recalling more than 90,000 luxury Lexus and Crown vehicles Monday in Japan over defective engines -- the latest setback for the automaker beset with quality problems.
Toyota Motor Corp. spokesman Paul Nolasco said recalls in overseas...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- Toyota said Friday it will recall 17,000 Lexus luxury hybrids after testing showed that fuel can spill during a rear end crash.
The Japanese automaker said tests conducted for the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration found that...
| Apr 9, 2010
When its customers claim their Toyota or Lexus vehicles suddenly accelerate, the company is at the ready with teams of technicians that it can deploy rapidly to examine the reports -- and in some cases discredit them.
The teams, dubbed SMART for "swift...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 8:16 AM
The much-vaunted systems used by Toyota Motor Corp. to churn out millions of vehicles are being put to one side as the automaker tries to crack new markets in the U.S.
Speed has been at the fore in Toyota's joint development of an electric version of its...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 8:11 AM
TOKYO -- Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market.
Toyota's latest recalls are...
| Oct 18, 2009
| 11:55 AM
The deaths of an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer and his family in a runaway Lexus, its brakes on fire, point to a troubling possibility that millions of Toyota and Lexus autos on American roads have serious throttle control problems, it was...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 2:38 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. released misleading information about an investigation into problems with stuck gas pedals that led to a massive Toyota recall, the government said Wednesday, stressing the issue is still under review by federal safety regulators....
| Nov 26, 2009
The largest recall in Toyota Motor Corp. history will probably put a serious dent in the Japanese automaker's pocketbook. But the hit to Toyota's image could prove even more damaging.
The company's reputation as a builder of reliable, trouble-free...