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Government: Initial Probe Finds No New Toyota Issues
Posted on 10 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A government investigation into runaway Toyotas has found no new safety defects beyond problems with accelerator pedals that explain reports of sudden acceleration in the vehicles, according to preliminary findings released Tuesday... Read More

Government Investigation Finds No Electronic Flaws In Toyotas
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration's investigation into Toyota safety problems found no electronic flaws to account for reports of sudden, unintentional acceleration and other safety problems. Government investigators said Tuesday the... Read More

Toyota To Pay $32.4 Million In Extra Fines
Posted on 1 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay the government a record $32.4 million in additional fines to settle an investigation into its handling of two recalls at the heart of its safety crisis. The Transportation Department said late... Read More

Supreme Court: Family Can Sue Mazda Over Seat Belt Death
Posted on 23 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will let Mazda be sued in California courts in case involving a woman who died while wearing a seat belt across her lap in her family's minivan. The high court in a unanimous judgment Wednesday agreed to let... Read More

New Claims Made Against Toyota In Automobile Defects Case
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. bought back cars from drivers who reported sudden acceleration defects, but the company didn't tell federal regulators about the problem, according to court documents filed in the sprawling litigation against... Read More

Toyota Recalls 2.17 Million Vehicles In U.S.
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver's side carpeting, prompting federal regulators to... Read More