Subaru Technica International (STI) needs to get the 2015 WRX STI ready for the Nurburgring 24-hour endurance race. But the drivers may need more work than the new race car.
The lawsuits, which include damages in excess of $230 million, pertain to just 14 of the 725 insurance claims allegedly based on accidents that could have been caused by unintended acceleration.
The Prius Family of Vehicles, as it will be known at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show at Cobo Hall, will begin with the 3rd (current) generation of the Toyota Prius and the Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle (
Toyota had initially requested that the settlement amount be kept private to avoid having an impact on future suits but California Superior Court Judge Anthony Mohr ruled that the company failed to
Toyota originally requested that the terms of the various settlements remain private because it would “open a floodgate” of lawsuits against the automaker for a wide variety of lawsuits but Judge M
Earlier this year, Toyota was handed a $16.4 million dollar fine for the initial investigation into their slow reporting of safety recalls and the issues requiring those recalls.
J.D. Power’s 2010 Avoider Study found that 19 percent of new car shoppers avoid the Toyota showrooms because they feel that the automaker has a bad reputation.
In the 94,000 2011 Toyota Sienna’s recalled today, the stop lamp switch bracket is located very near the parking brake pedal.
Toyota must feel stung by recent press reports that at least hint that the auto company is still fumbling its response to accelerator-pedal concerns.