Last August Toyota stood before a crested wave of accelerator and floor-mat related recalls, the matter brought to a head by the death of an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family in a dealer-loaned Lexus ES 350. The crash was caused by incorrectly fitted all-weather floor mats, according to investigating police. Toyota had known about the problem for years, having even issued a similar for floor mats trapping gas pedals recall in 2007. The recall for newer models affected by similar problems--and the then-undiscovered (and possibly still mythical) sticky...
Peter Facinelli + Toyota Prius + Apple iPhone = We Are Not Amused
Dear Peter Facinelli: We will not beat around the bush. We will not dilly-dally. We will not digress. We will not mince words. We will get straight to the point. We will shoot from the hip. You, sir, have disappointed us. In case you haven't noticed, Mr. Facinelli, you are driving a Toyota Prius in...Richard Read
2010 Toyota Prius And 2010 Lexus HS 250h Recalled To Fix ABS
Toyota has announced a global recall on its 2010 Prius hybrid as well as the 2010 Lexus HS 250h to investigate and remedy a software glitch that can affect the cars' anti-lock braking system (ABS). The software glitch is a separate issue to the stuck accelerator pedals and faulty floor mats that...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Official Warning Issued To Toyota And Lexus Owners To Pull Floor Mats Immediately
A recall will be issued by Toyota for a number of Lexus and Toyota brand vehicles over a floormat that can cause stuck accelerators.Nelson Ireson