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    Recalls: GM repairing 40,500 Pontiac Vibes as part of Toyota airbag recall
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    General Motors has confirmed to Autoblog that the Pontiac Vibe is included in Toyota's just-announced recall action. The Vibe and the Toyota Matrix share a large number of parts, including the affected cable to the airbag. "About 40,500 Pontiac Vibes from the 2009-2010 model years are included ...

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    Recalls: Toyota issues multiple recalls for 6.4 million vehicles worldwide [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: The text below has been amended to include new details provided by Toyota. It looks like 2014 may go down as the year of recalls. We were already at a record pace, and now it seems Toyota is recalling 6.39 million vehicles worldwide, including about 30 of its models for a variety of ...

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    Finally Official: Pontiac is dead
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe GXP – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pontiac has been dead for some time now, at least from a manufacturing point of view. The Vibe was the last vehicle to roll of a Pontiac assembly line, marking the end of new car production for the brand in August of ...

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    Report: Toyota says Corolla/Matrix steering issue not a defect, will offer fix to complainers
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    2009-2010 Toyota Matrix – click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in February, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated an investigation of 749,685 2009 and 2010 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles for a potential steering issue. And while we haven't heard much ...

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    Consumer Reports may restore Toyota "Recommended" ratings next week
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    Consumer Reports may be ready to offer a vote of confidence in Toyota, depending on the outcome of the Japanese automaker's current Congressional Hearings on Toyota Safety here in the United States, says CR Senior Director David Champion. At the end of January as news was starting to pile up ...

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    GM tests Pontiac Vibe brakes against unintended acceleration in wake of Matrix recall
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    2010 Pontiac Vibe - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Determined to allay any concerns that the Pontiac Vibe – a clone of the recalled Toyota Matrix – has safety issues with its brakes, General Motors conducted its own vehicle tests over the weekend at its Milford Proving ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota adds another 1.1M cars to floor mat recall
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    1/27/10 Toyota pedal entrapment recall vehicles – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you need to announce another recall around the same time a controversial president is making his highly anticipated State of the Union address, you probably won't curse that particular luck. That is ...

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    Report: Toyota was legally required to stop selling recalled models
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    Toyota has quite the PR nightmare on its hands. The boiling cauldron of complaints surrounding unintended acceleration issues bubbled over this month with two separate but giant recalls. The latest involves eight Toyota models that contain defective accelerator pedal mechanisms that could stick ...

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    Don't Forget Me! Pontiac Vibe also included in Toyota recall
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    Pontiac Vibe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It is easy to forget that among the debris swirling in the tornado of claims against Toyota, the Pontiac Vibe is really a Toyota Matrix. Hence, the Vibe is also included in Toyota's recent recall of 2.3 million vehicles to repair ...

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    Kicking the Dead: Pontiac recalls 10k 2009-2010 Vibes over cold-weather braking
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    2010 Pontiac Vibe GT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors is recalling 10,119 units of the Pontiac Vibe due to cold weather-related brake problems. The vehicles subject to the recall are all fitted with the 1.8-liter four-cylinder powerplant, and were sold or are currently ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota reportedly pulls plug on NUMMI plant
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    It's over. Or more to the point, it will be. Toyota Motor Corp. has reportedly announced that it will end production at Fremont, California's New United Motor Manufacturing Inc., better known as NUMMI. Despite protestations from workers and community members to the contrary, The Associated Press is ...

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    REPORT: Toyota to end production at NUMMI in March
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    2009 Toyota Matrix - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Word 'round the campfire (okay, by way of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper in Japan and via Reuters) is that Toyota will end production at its NUMMI plant in California in March of next year. Though a spokesperson for the automaker claims no ...

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    After 25 years, GM ditches NUMMI tie-up with Toyota
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    As part of its "New GM"/"Old GM" bankruptcy proceedings, General Motors has announced that it will abandon its ownership stake in the New United Motor Manufacturing Incorporated (NUMMI) joint venture with Toyota.According to an official statement, GM and Toyota worked to find a future product that ...

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    Dampened: Pontiac Vibe production ends this August
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    It was originally thought that the Vibe would be the terminal Pontiac, but now that we've learned that the Excitement runs out of the NUMMI plant by the end of August we're not so sure. While the curtain will drop on the Vibe, General Motors hasn't totally ruled out future co-production with Toyota ...

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    Last Call: Pontiac Vibe final consumer model for dead brand
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    Pontiac Vibe GT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Last Pontiac Standing will be the nearly new Vibe. The compact hatchback was the predictable pick not just due to its young age, but because it is part of General Motors' longstanding NUMMI joint-venture plant ...

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    eBay Finds of the Day: Pontiac Vibe GT-R and G6 GXP SEMA showcars
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    Pontiac G6 GXP (above) and Vibe GT-R (below right) SEMA show cars – Click either image to view in high resolution
    Pontiac fans are undoubtedly going to miss the role-out of new concept cars from the not-long-for-this-world GM division. But for a lucky two, that thrill can be experienced ...

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    Pontiac Vibe to be replaced with another shared Toyota model?
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    2009 Pontiac Vibe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are a lot of questions left unanswered after General Motors announcement this morning that its Pontiac division was not long for this world. One of those is what will happen to GM's joint venture agreement with Toyota to ...

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    Review: 2009 Pontiac Vibe
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    2009 Pontiac Vibe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the original Pontiac Vibe hit dealer showrooms for the 2003 model year, it was a different kind of General Motors vehicle in just about every way. Sure, it wore a Pontiac badge and had that horrible plastic cladding hanging off ...

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    Recall Watch: Toyota, GM recalling 660,000 vehicles for window defect
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    Joint manufacturing ventures allow both automakers to share resources and platforms, but unfortunately, it also means they share problems. Such is the case with GM and Toyota, whose NUMMI plant in Fremont, California, put out 540,000 Toyota Matrixes, Corollas and 123,00 Pontiac Vibes with faulty ...

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    NHTSA probing windows on Toyota Matrix, Corolla and Pontiac Vibe
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    Toyota's Matrix wagon, Corolla sedan and its mechanical twin the Pontiac Vibe sport wagon are all in hot water after motorists have begun to issue complaints about their power side-front windows. Reports indicate the windows are getting stuck, making popping noises, and in some cases shattering ...

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