Toyota mechanical problems

Toyota mechanical problems

New Toyota recall begins

TOYOTA has begun the global recall over engine defects in its Lexus and Crown models, moving to repair nearly 92,000 vehicles in Japan, in the latest trouble to hit the car giant beset with quality problems.

Toyotas recalled over steering flaw

MORE Toyota cars are being recalled in the UK – this time because of a possible steering problem.

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Record £11m fine for Toyota's failure to report pedal fault

TOYOTA has agreed to pay a record fine of $16.4 million (£11 million) for failing to properly notify federal authorities about a dangerous pedal defect, the United States government said yesterday.

Toyota faces record US fine as new safety recall adds to firm's woes

TOYOTA'S troubles continued to mount yesterday, with the company facing the threat of a record fine from United States authorities and announcing a new recall of 13,000 vehicles in South Korea.

Toyota blames recall of 190,000 cars for decision to shut UK plant

TROUBLED car giant Toyota has admitted that sluggish sales and the effect of its recall of cars had contributed to the decision to shut its main UK plant for two weeks over Easter.

Police unconvinced by Toyota crash tale

JAPANESE police have recommended charges against a driver who said his Toyota Prius crashed because of brake failure, after an analysis of data from the car showed no defects.

Toyota to stop UK assembly for 8 days

TROUBLED carmaker Toyota yesterday confirmed that it will halt production in Britain and France temporarily to cope with an expected drop in sales as it recalls more than eight million vehicles globally.

Toyota rejects Prius award

TOYOTA has declined to accept a Japanese government energy efficiency award for its hybrid Prius, saying it would not be appropriate for a car hit by global recalls.

Toyota's image in 'freefall' over recalls

TOYOTA'S reputation is in "near freefall" in the wake of drivers' worries over faults plaguing eight of its models, brand experts said yesterday.

Beleaguered Toyota to recall 6,000 Prius cars from UK to fix brakes

CRISIS-hit car-maker Toyota expects to include 6,000 of its UK hybrid Prius models in repairs to fix faulty brakes.

Toyota owners' dilemma: to drive or not to drive

OWNERS of Toyotas are facing a dilemma over whether or not to continue driving their cars following news of Toyota's recall plans.

Can Toyota recover from the crisis running its faulty cars off the road?

ON A good day at Toyota's sprawling, modern UK headquarters on Surrey's leafy Epsom Downs, it is possible to enjoy views of London and the distinctive curved arch astride the new Wembley stadium.

Bowing to pressure: Toyota chief admits 'we failed'

TOYOTA'S president has unveiled a major overhaul of the world's largest car-maker and admitted the way it dealt with a growing catalogue of faults had worried customers.

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