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Toyota Recall

Toyota Recalls 16 Vehicle Models for Airbag Problem

Toyota recalled 16 types of vehicles because of a potential passenger-side airbag problem. The 3,235 recalled vehicles are from the five most recent model years. An issue was discovered with the airbag calibration for the passenger seat. Vehicles that had accessories, such as headrest DVD systems and leather seat covers, added may not have had …

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Toyota Agrees to Pay $17.35 Million for Delaying Recall

Toyota announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $17.35 million after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration accused it of not acting fast enough to recall the 2010 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h crossover sport utility vehicle. The SUVs were recalled in June because of possible gas pedal entrapment caused by loose or …

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Senator: Questions Remain About Toyota’s Unintended Acceleration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found little fault with Toyota following widespread reports of unintended acceleration that led to unprecedented recalls, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley is not ready to close the book on the case just yet, according to MSNBC. The Iowa Republican sent a letter to the president of the NHTSA asking …

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Another 154,000 Cars Added to 2009 Toyota Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Friday that it has asked Toyota to recall another 154,000 vehicles because of floor mats that can cause the gas pedal to become stuck and accelerate out of control, according to the Washington Post. The latest recall involves 154,000 Lexus sport utility vehicles – the model year 2010 …

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Hyundai Announces Brake-Throttle Override Technology

Hyundai Motor Co. announced this week that brake-throttle override technology will become standard in all cars produced starting this month, according to Inside Line. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a rule last month requiring all light vehicles to have that type of technology. No rules have been finalized because the proposal still must …

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