Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems with their braking systems.
“My two and a half year-old daughter always thinks that every Prius is daddy’s car.” – Ken and his Toyota Prius
“I am a virtuoso at drumming my steering wheel.” – Jack and his Toyota Prius
Cars may be common targets for thieves, but the culprits usually walk on two legs. That was not the case this weekend in Lake Tahoe when a black bear broke into a Prius and took it for a joy ride.
For six years, California has rewarded drivers of the eco-friendly hybrid cars with an all-access pass to the carpool lane — but that’s all about to change this Friday.
A Rolling Hills man was fatally was shot while driving early Thursday on the southbound Harbor (110) Freeway.
Toyota is recalling 106,000 first-generation Prius hybrid cars globally for faulty steering caused by a nut that may come loose. One minor accident suspected of being related to the problem has been reported in the U.S.
A government investigation into Toyota safety problems has found no electronic flaws to account for reports of sudden, unintentional acceleration.
Toyota has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over headlights in its 2006 and 2009 Prius models that shut off without warning.
The auto giant has agreed to pay $32.4 million in penalties stemming its failure to notify officials in a timely fashion about potential sudden acceleration and other safety risks.
Dozens of personal injury lawsuits against Toyota will likely go forward if a federal judge’s tentative ruling becomes final.
Toyota has announced the worldwide recall of 650,000 Prius cars for a faulty coolant pump.
Toyota Motor Corp. is asking a federal court in California to throw out lawsuits over acceleration defects in its cars, saying many of the plaintiffs never identified any defect or experienced sudden, unintended acceleration.