• Posts Tagged ‘Toyota’

  • Toyota push to No. 1 masks on-going unintended acceleration issues Wednesday, July 25, 2012 � by eric

    Toyota’s push to become the world’s No. 1 auto maker once again stands in stark contrast to some sobering numbers involving the unintended acceleration problems that have bedeviled the company’s fleet — and put consumers in harms way.

  • The latest on Chevy Volt and Toyota issues Wednesday, January 25, 2012 � by jg

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it did not find a safety defect that caused fires in Chevy’s Volt hybrid, but the agency has come under additional scrutiny for its investigation into sudden unintended acceleration issues in Toyotas.

  • Safety research group files suit over Toyota acceleration records Thursday, December 8, 2011 � by jg

    Detroit News: The suit filed by Safety Research & Strategies seeks records connected to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s investigation into Toyota acceleration issues.

  • Plaintiffs want details on 38,000 possible Toyota “acceleration events” Thursday, July 7, 2011 � by jg

    Westlaw Journals: Attorneys say the information has implications for both economic-damage and personal injury/wrongful death cases against the automaker.

  • What are the consumer safety implications of cars that drive themselves? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 � by jg Sean Kane of Safety Research & Strategies writes, “We handed safety over to the machines long ago.” Now, he says, we need to update safety regulations.

  • Toyota recalls another 2 million vehicles for acceleration problems Thursday, February 24, 2011 � by jg

    Los Angeles Times: The three recalls are aimed at fixing problems that can lead to uncontrollable acceleration.

  • Government report not necessarily the last word in Toyota case Friday, February 11, 2011 � by jg

    A report by NASA engineers found “no electronic-based cause for unintended high-speed acceleration in Toyotas.” But the report acknowledged it was not a vindication of the vehicles’ electronics system.