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US Files Charge Against Toyota, $1.2B Penalty

The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.


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Toyota Recalls 803K US Vehicles For Air Bag Defect

Toyota is recalling 803,000 vehicles in the U.S. because their air bags or power steering could stop working.


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Toyota Recalls 369,000 Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota is recalling 200,000 vehicles worldwide for a hybrid-system problem and another 169,000 vehicles for an engine bolt defect.


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3 On Your Side: Toyota Fixes Scion Hatchback Issue

It’s a little piece of plastic that’s causing headaches for car owners coast to coast.


Auto Parts Maker Takata Demonstrates New Crash Test Facility

Japanese Carmakers Recall 3.4M Vehicles For Defective Airbag

Four carmakers are recalling 3.4 million vehicles due the risk of airbags catching fire.


Toyota, Honda, Nissan Announce Air Bag Recall

More than 1 million vehicles in North America are part of a worldwide recall for an airbag problem affecting three big automakers.


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Toyota To Pay $29 Million To States, Including Pa. And NJ, To Settle Safety Suit

Toyota said Thursday it will pay $29 million to 29 states and American Samoa as part of a settlement related to its safety recalls.



Toyota / Lexus Recall 1 Million + Vehicles

By Jim Donovan: Toyota and Lexus have announced two separate safety recalls involving approximately 1 million Corolla, Matrix & Lexus IS vehicles. The first recall involves 752,000 Corolla and Matrix models made between December 2001 […]


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Toyota Recalls Pickups; Spare Tires Can Come Loose

Toyota is recalling about 150,000 Tacoma midsize pickups because the spare tires can fall from beneath the trucks.



Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

By Jim Donovan:   Toyota announced today its largest recall in the auto manufacturer’s 75-year history. 7.43 million cars, trucks and SUVs worldwide are being recalled to fix faulty power window switches that can cause fires. […]


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Local Non-Profit Needs Your Help To Win Online Contest

This is Day 86 of Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good contest and Philadelphia’s iPraxis is in an online winner-take-all election with four other groups. The prize: a brand new vehicle.



Toyota Fire Probe Expanded To Include 1.4 Million Autos

The government has added 600,000 Toyota Camrys and other vehicles to an investigation of fires in power window switches.


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DEFEND YOU RIDE: Jonathan In Manayunk

“This has been my dream car since I was a kid.” – Jonathan and his Toyota MR2 Supercharged


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Early Morning Disturbance At Upper Merion Motel Leaves More Questions Than Answers

Upper Merion Township police responded to a report of a disturbance at a Motel 6 which resulted in the suspects jumping from the hotel window and repeatedly ramming into an officer’s vehicle and the wall of the motel Saturday morning.



Disaster In Japan To Blame For Toyota Production Loss

The disaster in Japan is having effects worldwide. Today, Toyota announced new details about last months earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and its impact on production at manufacturing plants in Japan.





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