After a four-year legal battle, Toyota is entering settlement talks on nearly 400 state and federal lawsuits that allege sudden unintended acceleration problems with its vehicles led to deaths and injuries.
Authorities have arrested a woman they said was driving under the influence on the 10 Freeway triggering an eight-vehicle crash.
Toyota is recalling 803,000 vehicles in the U.S. because their air bags or power steering could stop working.
A jury Thursday ruled Toyota Motor Corp. was not liable in the death of an Upland woman whose Camry slammed into a tree after being struck by another driver in 2009.
Toyota is recalling 615,000 Sienna minivans in the U.S. because they can inadvertently shift out of park and roll away.
A lawyer for plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. told a jury on Thursday he will ask for $20 million in damages for the family of a woman who died when her Camry suddenly accelerated and crashed despite her efforts to stop.
Toyota is recalling 342,000 Tacoma midsize pickup trucks because the front seat belts can malfunction.
Noriko Uno’s case is the first to go to trial in a proceeding that could determine whether Toyota Motor Corp. should be held liable for sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles — a claim made by motorists that plagued the Japanese automaker and led to lawsuits, settlements and recalls of millions of its cars and SUVs.
A federal judge is expected to formally approve a $1.6 billion settlement Friday in the class-action lawsuit against Toyota over sudden-acceleration problems.
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.
Six automakers, including Toyota, Honda and Nissan, are recalling nearly 3.4 million older-model vehicles worldwide because of defective air bags that can send shrapnel flying into the passenger compartment.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 209,000 FJ Cruiser SUVs because their front seatbelt retractors could fall off.
The South Bay economy is heavily impacted by the U.S. headquarters for two automakers, Honda and Toyota, both in Torrance.
A U.S. District Court judge in California has given preliminary approval to a $1 billion-plus settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. in cases involving unintended acceleration problems in its vehicles.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it has reached a settlement worth more than $1 billion in a case involving unintended acceleration problems in its vehicles.