Report: Toyota Will Recall 270,000 Prius Hybrids Over Brake Problems

Report: Toyota Will Recall 270,000 Prius Hybrids Over Brake Problems

The Associated Press is reporting that a top Japanese business newspaper (that we don’t understand because our Japanese reading comprehension really sucks) says that Toyota will recall 270,000 Prius hybrids over complaints about “inconsistent” braking. Consistently being able to brake, of course, is something you tend to want in a car. The braking problem is unrelated to the floor mat and the “sticky pedal” issue. [More]

Great, Now People Are Complaining About Toyota's Brakes

Great, Now People Are Complaining About Toyota's Brakes

Toyota is having a hell of a time lately. According to CNNMoney, “more than 100 complaints alleging poor brake performance have been lodged with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration against the 2010 Prius.” In addition, there have been 14 complaints in Japan. Ouch, if it’s not one pedal it’s another, eh? [More]