Toyota to Recall 6.39 Million Vehicles Worldwide

On the heels of a $1.2 billion criminal penalty over concealing information and misleading consumers over the unintended acceleration issue, Toyota announced a 6.39 million car recall globally affecting 25 different models in 5 separate recalls. The total recall affects nearly 2 million cars in North America alone. Click here to read the full article: [...]

April 11th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota to Recall 6.39 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota to Pay $1.2 Billion in Criminal Penalties Over Unintended Acceleration Problems After Investigation Revealed Toyota Concealed Information and Misled Consumers

Last week, the Justice Department announced that Toyota will pay $1.2 billion to settle the criminal probe over Toyota’s handling of unintended acceleration problems that began in 2009.  After 8.1 million Toyota vehicles were recalled for this dangerous defect, Toyota will now pay the largest U.S. criminal penalty ever imposed on a car company.  The [...]

March 25th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota to Pay $1.2 Billion in Criminal Penalties Over Unintended Acceleration Problems After Investigation Revealed Toyota Concealed Information and Misled Consumers