"This is the second SUV I've ever owned."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Peter At The Beverly Hills Hotel

“My grandson loves riding in the car.” – Peter and his Lexus RX


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Car Theft Suspects Injure Woman In Westminster Hit-And-Run Crash

A woman remains hospitalized with a skull fracture after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday night.


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2 Critical In 2-Car Crash In Riverside

A two-car crash in Riverside Sunday left three people injured, including two critically, according to the police department.


3 Schools On Lockdown After Simi Valley Jewelry Store Robbery

Authorities are searching for three armed robbers who targeted a jewelry store in Simi Valley Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011


Toyota Recalls Nearly 500K Vehicles Due To Power Steering Problems

Toyota announced a major recall Wednesday morning involving nearly 500,000 vehicles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/09/2011

2 Women Hospitalized After Long Beach Hit-And-Run

Two women have been hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver as they crossed the Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach.


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Driver Killed While Trying To Cross 101 Freeway After Crash

An autopsy was pending Sunday on a 43-year-old Irvine resident who was killed in a crash on the Ventura (101) Freeway.


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Toyota To Recall 82K Hybrid SUVs

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it will recall about 82,200 hybrid SUVs in the U.S. due to computer boards with possible faulty wiring.


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Why It’s OK, When Someone Tells You “Shut Up and Drive”

One of my car-guy friends posed the question “Which one is best?” Ooooooh. “Best.” Parents are hesitant when you tell them to name their best child.


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Toyota Recalls 1.7M Cars Worldwide For Fuel Leaks

Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market.


The Lexus IS250 is part of a recall announced by Toyota. (credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Toyota Announces Voluntary Lexus Recall

Toyota Motor Sales announced Tuesday that it will conduct a voluntary recall of approximately 245,000 Lexus vehicles from the 2006 to 2009 model years to inspect the fuel pressure sensor installation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2011

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Toyota To Pay $10M In Runaway Lexus Crash

Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash that led to recalls of millions of the automaker’s vehicles, attorneys said Thursday.