Posts Tagged 'Toyota'

Evidence Indicates Automakers Were Aware of Takata Airbag Failures

automakers including honda possibly aware of risk of takata airbag malfunctionsThe script has been the same since the crisis began. Automakers, the victims in the tale, had been unknowingly installing faulty Takata airbags into their vehicles for years and putting millions of lives at risk in the process. They would assume their role quickly and convincingly while the ire of legislators and the driving public was focused squarely on Takata.

That ire wasn’t entirely misplaced, as the ...

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Toyota Re-recalls 766,300 Vehicles for Airbag Shrapnel

Toyota to recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles for shrapnel risk from airbagsToyota is recalling 766,300 cars and trucks in the United States for continued risk of shrapnel from passenger-side airbags. Toyota recalled vehicles in April 2013 for the same issue, but has discovered that the supplier, the Takata Corporation, may not have provided a comprehensive list of all of the cars that were potentially affected.

These recalls are because of improper manufacturing of Takata ...

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Toyota recalls 700,00 vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it’s recalling 778,000 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. to fix a suspension problem that could cause crashes, according to a report in the Huffington Post.

According to the report, Toyota reported nine crashes and three injuries from the problem. If rear suspension nuts aren’t tightened properly after a wheel alignment, the company said, the arms can rust and separate from the vehicle.

RAV4s from the 2006 to 2011 model years are ...

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