Toyota Recalls 6.76 Million Vehicles, Because Everyone's Terrible

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/09/14 9:30am 4/09/14 9:30am

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 4:30pm 12/28/12 4:30pm

Toyota Agrees To Pay $1.1 Billion To Settle Unintended Acceleration…

Numerous safety recalls have been a blackmark on Toyota's stellar reliability reputation over the last few years. The biggest, and most notable recalls, were for unintended acceleration. » 12/26/12 4:49pm 12/26/12 4:49pm

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 10:30am 10/10/12 10:30am

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

Toyota recalls two million more vehicles for trapped gas pedals

Toyota must recall an additional 2.17 million vehicles to fix gas pedals that could become trapped. The price of good press from mommy bloggers just went up. » 2/24/11 9:30am 2/24/11 9:30am

The solution to sudden unintended acceleration is manual transmissions


David Champion, head of auto testing for Consumer Reports, provided a perfect cure for sudden unintended acceleration to CNN Money yesterday. » 2/12/11 11:00am 2/12/11 11:00am

Feds find majority of Toyota unintended acceleration cases were people…

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 5:01pm 2/08/11 5:01pm

Government documents prove "Runaway Prius" was a hoax

Federal documents obtained by Jalopnik through a Freedom of Information Act request support today's conclusion by the federal government and what we've said all along: unintended acceleration events, like the infamous "Runaway Prius" were not caused by electronic boogeymen. » 2/08/11 4:00pm 2/08/11 4:00pm

Toyota Settles For $10 Million In Deadly San Diego Crash

We've just learned that Toyota inked a $10 million settlement with the family of a California Highway Patrol officer, his wife, his daughter and his brother-in-law, who were all killed in a fiery crash in San Diego last August. » 12/23/10 1:20pm 12/23/10 1:20pm

Toyota's 2010 Recallathon

For Toyota, 2010 was a year that'll live in infamy. The year'a biggest car story was the automaker issuing safety fixes for every Toyota-brand model car and truck sold in the United States. Here's the damage in one easy-to-see graphic. » 12/20/10 2:00pm 12/20/10 2:00pm

Deadly Post-Recall Toyota Crash Blamed On Gas Pedal

A Utah man and his son's fiancee died earlier this month after his recalled Toyota Camry sped through an intersection into a rock wall. Police say the Camry's gas pedal stuck and, unlike other crashes, there's supporting evidence. » 11/16/10 9:30am 11/16/10 9:30am

Toyota Bought Back Cars That Accelerated Unintentionally

Toyota bought back at least two cars in 2009 after dealer technicians reported unintended acceleration that couldn't be diagnosed, according to new filings in a class-action lawsuit. » 10/29/10 9:30am 10/29/10 9:30am

New Update To SRS Toyota Sudden Unintended Acceleration Report

Safety Research & Strategies' just-published 88-page Toyota Sudden Unintended Acceleration report update (PDF) is too long and there aren't enough pictures. Read silently and discuss vehemently below. » 10/25/10 9:45am 10/25/10 9:45am

Toyota: 3.7 Million Recalled Vehicles Fixed, Reputation Still Needs…

Number of vehicles under sudden acceleration recall Toyota says it's fixed: 3.7 million. Boogeymen found: 0 [NYT] » 10/04/10 12:45pm 10/04/10 12:45pm