The $1.3 Billion Toyota Settlement Is Good For Lawyers And Education

Earlier this week, Toyota reached a massive $1.3 billion settlement for the class action lawsuit that was filed after claims of unintended acceleration plagued the automaker in 2009 and 2010. Owners sued Toyota because the publicity of unintended acceleration — something that was determined to be the fault of the… »12/28/12 4:30pm12/28/12 4:30pm

Is Your Car One Of The 7.4 Million Recalled Toyotas?

As we told you earlier, Toyota is recalling 7.4 million — with an m — cars due to a problem with the power window switches. They stick, and when certain lubricants are applied to remedy the situation, they may start smoking and catch on fire. »10/10/12 10:30am10/10/12 10:30am

The recall is also worldwide, so it doesn't matter what country you're…

Feds find majority of Toyota unintended acceleration cases were people hitting wrong pedal

The U.S. government's ten-month probe into Toyota validates the initially unpopular argument we at Jalopnik put forth at the start of this unintended acceleration witch hunt: This was a case of people pressing the wrong pedal. In every way, this was Toyota's beige-ification of cars biting them back, and hard. »2/08/11 5:01pm2/08/11 5:01pm