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Toyota Recalls 233K Prius Cars

Plus about 9K Lexus vehicles over braking problem

(Newser) - Toyota is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles because of braking problems. The recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October 2009. The automaker said brake-pressure parts... More »

Feds Fine Toyota $17.4M for Pokey Safety Response

Automaker owes max allowed over floor mats

(Newser) - The US government has slapped Toyota with a record $17.4 million fine for failing once again to quickly report problems to federal regulators and for delaying a safety recall. The fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the maximum allowed by law. It's the fourth fine... More »

Toyota to Recall 82K Hybrids in US

Highlander, Lexus hybrid SUVs have defective computer boards

(Newser) - Toyota will recall about 82,200 hybrid SUVs in the US because of computer boards with possible faulty wiring. The car giant said today’s recall will involve about 45,500 Highlander and 36,700 Lexus Rx 400h hybrid SUVs from its 2006 and 2007 lines. The action covers just... More »

Toyota Settles Runaway Lexus Crash for $10M

Automaker had sought to keep amount confidential

(Newser) - Toyota agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash that led to recalls of millions of vehicles, attorneys said today. The automaker had sought to keep the settlement amount confidential, but a judge ruled in favor of arguments by the AP... More »

Toyota Recalls Problem Lexus SUV

'Consumer Reports' warned of porential problems with 2010 GX460

(Newser) - In the wake of a Consumer Reports warning, Toyota is recalling the 2010 Lexus GX 460. The automaker had already suspended sales of the SUV, which the magazine rated "don't buy" because of concerns the vehicle was prone to tipping over. Toyota confirmed the problem and said today the... More »

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