Federal safety regulators are looking into reports of gas pedals that become stuck under floor mats of 2010 Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received only three complaints of gas pedals getting trapped under unsecured all weather floor mats. There are... more »
The judge presiding over hundreds of federal lawsuits against Toyota has ordered the automaker to give internal documents to lawyers suing the company over sudden acceleration problems.
U.S. District Judge James Selna on Friday said Toyota Motor Corp. has one month to provide the documents that it previously gave... more »
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling about 3,800 Lexus LS sedans in the U.S. to fix a problem with the steering system.
The Japanese automaker earlier recalled 4,500 LS models in Japan to address the same steering issue.
The company says the recall affects late 2009 and certain 2010... more »
Toyota has paid a record $16.4 million fine for a slow response to its accelerator pedal recall.
A Transportation Department official says the Japanese automaker paid the fine on Tuesday. The company agreed to the fine on April 19 and had 30 days to pay it. The official was... more »
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says Toyota was slow to realize safety problems with its gas pedals that has led to the recall of millions of popular Toyota brands.
LaHood tells The Associated Press that Toyota was "a little safety deaf" and that federal safety officials needed to "wake them... more »
One analyst says it's an "extremely serious" problem for Toyota -- because it's suspending sales on the very models of cars that it had been "preparing to sell in big numbers."
Toyota says it's stopping sales of some of its top-selling models to fix gas pedals that could stick.... more »
The government has ordered Toyota and Lexus to recall vehicles because of safety problems tied to removable floor mats. The Transportation Department says the mats could interfere with the vehicle's accelerator and cause a crash.
If you own a Toyota or Lexus-- you should remove the floor mats on... more »