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Legal Mag Questions Sudden Acceleration “Truths” from Toyota

March 13, 2013 – 5:45 pm | Comments Off
Legal Mag Questions Sudden Acceleration “Truths” from Toyota

Toyota claims its sudden acceleration problems are over. But as reported by Corporate Counsel, some leading automotive experts aren’t buying it.

Senator says NHTSA’s probe of Toyota Sudden Acceleration: Flawed

July 13, 2012 – 11:38 am | Comments Off
Senator says NHTSA’s probe of Toyota Sudden Acceleration: Flawed

The Los Angeles Times reported today that U.S. Senator Charles Grassley has raised concerns about a government investigation of sudden unintended acceleration problems in Toyota vehicles, saying the probe might have erroneously ruled out the …

Toyota Camry and RAV4 Fire Hazard Investigation

June 20, 2012 – 11:33 am | Comments Off
Toyota Camry and RAV4 Fire Hazard Investigation

As reported in the Los Angeles Times, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating alleged fire hazards in 1.4 million Toyota vehicles, including Camrys, Camry Hybrids, RAV4s and Yaris manufactured from 2006 to 2009, …

Toyota Recalls 681,500 Vehicles

March 9, 2012 – 4:01 pm | Comments Off
Toyota Recalls 681,500 Vehicles

AOL Autos reports, Toyota has issued a safety recall on 681,500 Venza, Camry and Tacoma vehicles in North America. The affected vehicles may have silicon grease in certain switches, which would “cause numerous complications and …

Federal Director Testifies Government Knew of Malfunction

January 25, 2012 – 12:55 pm | Comments Off
Federal Director Testifies Government Knew of Malfunction

Eyewitness News reports that Joe McClelland, the Director of the Office of Electric Reliability under the Obama Administration, has come forward to report that his vehicle, a Toyota Prius, is affected by unintended sudden acceleration.

Tin Whiskers May Pose Sudden Acceleration Danger in Toyota Vehicles

January 23, 2012 – 6:05 pm | Comments Off
Tin Whiskers May Pose Sudden Acceleration Danger in Toyota Vehicles

Sharon Silke Carty, senior autos reporter at The Huffington Post, reports that Toyota “seized” on a February 2011 NASA study finding no evidence of electronic malfunction in Toyota sudden acceleration cases “as proof that Toyota’s …

Toyota’s Alleged Concealment of Defects in Its Vehicles Summarized

June 28, 2011 – 7:11 pm | Comments Off
Toyota’s Alleged Concealment of Defects in Its Vehicles Summarized

“Toyota was aware of the defective nature of the throttle control system in its vehicles since at least 2002, but failed to adequately and accurately disclose this to safety regulators and the public,” stated Lieff …

Toyota: Report Finds Faulty Electronics Can Lead to Sudden Acceleration

May 28, 2011 – 5:49 pm | Comments Off
Toyota: Report Finds Faulty Electronics Can Lead to Sudden Acceleration

Safety Research & Strategies, Inc. (“SRS”), a company that provides research, analysis, and advocacy on safety matters, published a lengthy review of the findings of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the NASA …

Washington Post: Two Washington Area Drivers Sue Toyota, Alleging Acceleration Problems in Cars

March 15, 2010 – 10:30 pm | Comments Off

The Washington Post reports that two Washington area drivers have filed personal injury lawsuits against the Toyota Motor Corp., joining about 280 personal injury and class-action suits filed across the country against the company.

Is Toyota Failing to Disclose the Actual Reason Why its Cars Are Suddenly Accelerating?

March 5, 2010 – 4:11 pm | Comments Off

April 2010 Update
On April 7, 2010 the San Francisco Chronicle reported that according to documents that were submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Toyota was aware as early as 2006 that accelerator pedals …