Last night on Letterman, Dave had on a very special guest, Fake Akio Toyoda! The faux-Akio was ostensibly on camera to take responsibility for the company's current issues, but instead went on a stellar anti-American driver rant. Dave bites back?
Toyota today announced it will begin fixing accelerator pedals in all of this week's 18.4 billion-gazillion (approx.) recalled vehicles with a "precision cut steel reinforcement bar." Details below.
Claiming their dealers have received "thousands of calls" from Toyota customers wanting to make the switch, GM is making their Japanese competitor pay for their fiery-death recall by offering incentives to Toyota customers if they buy a GM product.
Despite all new Camrys falling under the latest Toyota Recall, an employee at one Toyota dealership was willing to sell one to a prank caller. He also said it was a supplier problem and not all vehicles have bad pedals.
Toyota's announced a halt to sales of all eight models involved in the sticky-accelerator-pedal-could-lead-to-fiery-death recall announced last week. The same ones they said last week would be just fine if sold new at dealerships. Details below.