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Jury Says Toyota Wasn’t To Blame In Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

A California jury handed down a big decision for Toyota, saying that the car company wasn’t responsible in the 2009 crash of a Camry that accelerated out of control and killed the driver. Instead, the jury placed the blame squarely on another driver in the crash, saying it was the catalyst that set the whole accident in motion. [More]

Toyota Recalls Another 681,000 Camry, Venza, Tacoma Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Another 681,000 Camry, Venza, Tacoma Vehicles

It’s been a few months since the last big Toyota recall, so it probably comes as no surprise to some of you that Toyota has issued recalls a grand total of 681,000 Camry, Venza and Tacoma vehicles. [More]

Document Shows Toyota Knew Of Camry Acceleration Issues In 2002

Document Shows Toyota Knew Of Camry Acceleration Issues In 2002

A newly uncovered document shows that Toyota alerted dealers to complaints from some drivers of 2002 Camrys about “surging during light throttle input at speeds between 38-42 mph” and that the resolution to the issue is an electronic, not mechanical issue. [More]

Woman Crashes Toyota Into Church, Blames Stuck Accelerator

Woman Crashes Toyota Into Church, Blames Stuck Accelerator

Another day, another report of a Toyota crash being blamed on a stuck gas pedal. This time, it’s a 76-year-old woman in Connecticut claiming her recalled Toyota Camry went nuts on her and — in spite of her best efforts to stop it — crashed into a church. [More]

Toyota Clusterfracas Might Free Man Jailed For Vehicular Homicide

Toyota Clusterfracas Might Free Man Jailed For Vehicular Homicide

“Brakes, brakes not working!” screamed Lee moments before crashing his 1996 Toyota Camry into the back of another car, killing a family of three. In 2006, the Minnesota jury didn’t believe this testimony and sentenced Lee to 8 years in prison. In 2010, they might be changing their mind. [More]

Customer Finds Dead Mouse In Toyota

Customer Finds Dead Mouse In Toyota

Greg was replacing the speakers in his 2003 Camry and uncovered a stinky little tomb in the rear of the car. He thinks it must have happened at the plant, but I can’t tell. Who wants to weigh in on whether the mouse tried to build a nest, or whether Toyota used mouse-enhanced stuffing on the assembly line? Oh, there are pics after the jump, but I made one of them less disturbing by adding a little sweater.

Toyota Recalls 3.8 Mil Cars For Stuck Gas Pedal Danger

Toyota Recalls 3.8 Mil Cars For Stuck Gas Pedal Danger

Toyota is recalling 3.8 million cars and warning owners of certain late-model cars to immediately remove their driver’s side floor mat to avoid accelerators getting stuck. The affected Toyota and Lexus models are:

Honda, Toyota, Ford Top Cash For Clunkers Sellers

Honda, Toyota, Ford Top Cash For Clunkers Sellers

Some initial statistics are in on the vehicles traded in and purchased in the “Cash for Clunkers” program. Unsurprisingly, 80% of the vehicles traded in are trucks or SUVs, and the top sellers among car-buyers come from Honda, Toyota, and Ford.