Toyota Motor Corp. News

Toyota Loses Bid to Get Acceleration Suit Thrown Out

Toyota Motor Corp. tentatively lost a bid to get a court to throw out a lawsuit claiming one of its cars suddenly accelerated and caused an accident that left a woman severely injured. U.S. District Judge James V. Selna in …

Toyota Finalizes Multi-State Settlement Over Safety Crisis

Toyota Motor Corp will pay $29 million as part of a multi-state settlement agreement finalized on Thursday over the Japanese automaker’s failure to quickly notify drivers of defects that wound up triggering the biggest automotive safety crisis in history. The …

Toyota Recalls 11,153 Scion iQs

Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 11,153 Scion iQ hatchbacks because the front passenger air bags might not deploy in a crash. A sensor cable may become damaged when sliding the passenger seat forward or backward on 2012 and 2013 iQs, …

Toyota to Recall 2.8M Vehicles for Steering Glitch

Toyota Motor Corp said it will recall 2.77 million vehicles worldwide, including some of its popular Prius hybrid cars, for steering and water pump problems in the carmaker’s second multimillion-vehicle recall in a little over a month. The defects, which …

Toyota Tests Cars That Communicate With Each Other

Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are on in a just completed facility in Japan the size of three baseball stadiums. The cars at the …