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Toyota Recalls 6.4M Vehicles, 27 Models

5 different issues in spotlight

(Newser) - It's been several days since Mazda's terrifying recall , so it must be time for another automotive shakeup. This time it's Toyota calling back 27 models of its cars totaling 6.4 million vehicles, the BBC reports. In 3.5 million of them, the central concern is a... More »

Toyota, Honda Recall 3.4M Vehicles in Airbag Failure

Nissan, Mazda are also involved

(Newser) - An airbag issue is prompting Toyota, Honda, Nissan, and Mazda to recall some 3.4 million vehicles. Passenger-side airbag inflators are at risk of exploding and blasting out plastic pieces, the AP reports, while a rep for Japanese airbag maker Takata warns Reuters that driver-side airbags may fail to inflate.... More »

World's Best-Selling Car Is ...

Ford Focus, again

(Newser) - Ford Focus has defended its title as the best-selling car in the world, reports USA Today . The Toyota Corolla finished second, though Toyota is pushing for a recount by RL Polk, arguing that Corolla derivatives such as the Scion xB should be included and thus give its car the No.... More »

Toyota Stalled US Recall

Treated safety flaws differently in Europe, Canada

(Newser) - Toyota stalled on US recall pledges and treated the same safety problem differently in the US than in Europe and Canada, new documents released by the automaker show. “The time to hide on this one is over. We need to come clean,” an American Toyota executive urged the... More »

Toyota Now Weighing Corolla Recall

Company mulls yet another callback, this time for steering

(Newser) - In a burgeoning Toyota recall crisis, the car maker is now considering calling back Corollas because of a problem with power steering. Meanwhile, the company president is refusing to attend the upcoming US Congressional hearing on complaints about the Corolla. "Our officials in the US will amply answer the... More »

Feds Review Complaints on Toyota Corolla Steering

Carmaker could face 4th recall

(Newser) - Federal safety regulators are looking into complaints of steering problems with the 2009 and 2010 Toyota Corolla. About 80 motorists in the US have complained that their cars veer on highways, reports the Daily News . If verified, the defect that could hit Toyota with a fourth recall in what has... More »

Cars Get Gadgety Makeovers

Vegas electronics show will preview next wave of tech upgrades

(Newser) - Cars could be the next must-have gadget, the Wall Street Journal reports, with Ford making Microsoft's Sync system standard issue on many models just a sign of things to come. Bringing the comforts of the digital age to the road will be a major theme of this year’s Consumer... More »

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