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LaHood: Getting Toyota to recall took "enormous effort," calls automaker "a little safety deaf"

by Jonny Lieberman (RSS feed) on Feb 2nd, 2010 at 7:58PM

Man, when it rains, it absolutely pours. Especially if you're a carmaker called Toyota and are already embroiled in a credibility-killing (and sales-smothering) gas pedal recall plus another for defective floor mats. According to the Detroit Free Press, none other than U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has absolutely blasted the Japanese giant, calling it "a little safety deaf" and noting he was upset that NHTSA officials had to fly to Japan "to remind Toyota management about its legal obligations." That's just the tip of the spear stuff, too. Check out the shaft: Since questions... Read More

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