| Jul 1, 2010
Toyota Motor Corp. said in Japan on Thursday that about 270,000 vehicles sold worldwide, including luxury Lexus sedans, have faulty engines that could cause them to possibly stall while in motion.
Toyota said there have been no reports of accidents...
| Jul 12, 2010
The sweeping legislation that grew out of Toyota Motor Corp.'s sudden-acceleration crisis — heralded as the most important auto safety bill in a decade — has been scaled back significantly in the face of auto industry opposition.
| Aug 5, 2010
Despite the double whammy of the economic downturn and ongoing safety recalls, Toyota Motor Corp. has made its biggest profit in two years.
The company posted a $2.2 billion profit during the quarter that ended June 30, thanks to cost-cutting measures...
| Aug 11, 2010
Data from "black box" recorders on Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles that crashed after allegedly accelerating suddenly did not reveal any new safety defects other than sticky pedals and entrapped floor mats, regulators told Congressmen on Tuesday.
| Aug 31, 2010
Toyota Motor Corp. must face charges that it acted in contempt of court in a 2007 lawsuit involving a paralyzed woman, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled.
Pennie Green, permanently injured five years ago when her Camry rolled over, originally settled...
| Feb 25, 2011
Try as it might, Toyota Motor Corp. can't seem to put its safety woes behind it.
Two weeks ago, the Japanese automaker trumpeted the results of a NASA study that cleared its vehicles of having electronic defects that could cause sudden acceleration.
| Mar 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
The massive earthquake in Japan will disrupt auto production in the beleaguered nation, but exactly how long it will last is uncertain.
A key factor still to be determined is whether the Japanese ports from which the auto companies ship vehicles and...
| Mar 15, 2011
With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools.
Japan is the...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Japan's need to raise huge amounts of money for reconstruction after the disastrous earthquake raises the prospect of higher U.S. costs to finance its own budget deficit and ultimately higher costs to American consumers on financing everything from houses...
| Apr 6, 2011
About 40 miles west of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, another kind of crisis may be unfolding — this one striking at the heart of the world's multibillion-dollar market for smartphones, portable music players and other cutting-edge...
| Apr 21, 2011
The only Mercedes hatchback on the U.S. market, the 2011 B-Class F-Cell, wouldn't be recognizable as a Benz if it weren't for its premium badge.
Its small, pragmatic silhouette is more Japanese than German. But the B-Class F-Cell is more notable for...