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Consumer Reports Names Honda Best Carmaker

Consumer Reports has named Japanese automakers Honda, Subaru and Toyota the best all-around carmakers for the third year in a row.


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Toyota Recalls 2.17M Vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.17 million vehicles in the United States to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in carpeting.


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Attorney: Toyota Findings Won’t Stop Lawsuits

One of the attorneys leading the class-action federal lawsuits pending before U.S. District in Santa Ana says the report’s findings are flawed and won’t stop legal action.


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Government To Release Findings Of Toyota Investigation

The government on Tuesday plans to release the findings of its investigation into reports of sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles.


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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.

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Toyota Opens 2 More Product Quality Offices In US

Toyota Motor Sales has opened two more U.S. product quality field offices, including one in Houston.


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Toyota To Settle Class-Action Lawsuit Over Prius Headlights

Toyota has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over headlights in its 2006 and 2009 Prius models that shut off without warning.


After several reports of uncontrolled acceleration in some of their most popular models, Toyota announced a recall on Jan. 28. They blamed the problem on the design of their pedals. (credit: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

7 Insurers Sue Toyota Over Acceleration Crashes

Seven insurance companies have sued Toyota Motor Corp. in an attempt to recover money paid to cover crashes they blame on sudden acceleration.


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Toyota To Pay $32M For Delayed Safety Warnings

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.


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Judge Tentatively Denies Toyota Suits’ Dismissal

Dozens of personal injury lawsuits against Toyota will likely go forward if a federal judge’s tentative ruling becomes final.


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Toyota Announces Another Prius Recall

Toyota has announced the worldwide recall of 650,000 Prius cars for a faulty coolant pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/30/2010

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Inside The 2010 LA Auto Show

Every year in mid November carmakers flock to the L.A. Convention Center to unveil their latest production and concept vehicles. Get an inside look at the 2010 L.A. Auto Show, open to the public November 19-28, 2010.


The new Chevrolet Camaro Convertible has been nearly four years in the making, and we got our first look at the LA Auto Show on Tuesday

CBS2 Unveils Vehicles Making World Debut At LA Auto Show

CBS 2 is a proud sponsor of the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, which kicks off Friday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2010


Toyota Asks California Court To Dismiss Acceleration Lawsuits

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2010