Why were mommy bloggers paid for positive stories on Toyota?

A network of blogging mothers offered each of its members $10 to write a positive story about Toyota's recent exoneration by the U.S. government over sudden acceleration and promote similar pieces. After complaints, Toyota says it had nothing to do with the plan. UPDATED » 2/16/11 7:00pm 2/16/11 7:00pm

Ever Wonder What a Non-Auto Blogger Drives? Me Neither, But Here You Go

David Pitlyuk, of davepit.com, decided to venture out into the dark and dangerous blogosphere to ask the top non-auto bloggers what they drive. The answers were even more anti-climatic than you might imagine. The majority of the bloggers drive four-door sedans: Camrys, Maximas, Corollas, CRVs, RLs, etc. There were a… » 1/18/08 11:15am 1/18/08 11:15am