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    Recalls: Toyota recalling 670k Prius models in US, 2.77 million vehicles worldwide [UPDATE]
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    Automotive News reports Toyota is recalling a total of 2.77 million vehicles worldwide for faulty water pumps and steering system issues. A total of 670,000 of those are 2004-2009 Prius hybrids sold in the US. Those vehicles are headed back to the dealer, where technicians will inspect the ...

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    Confirmed: Toyota recalls 52,000 Prius hybrids for steering defect
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    Toyota is recalling 106,000 Prius models built between 2001 and 2003. A total of 52,000 of those units were sold in the States. Toyota says that if the steering wheel is strongly turned to the full lock position over and over again, the electric power steering pinion shaft nuts may become loose. ...

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    Toyota Recalls: 3.2M down, 4.6M to go!
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    Somehow, we're guessing that the "any publicity is good publicity" cliche isn't ringing particularly true with Toyota these days. That said, we do have to give some props to the automaker for being open about the current state of its recent recall woes. According to Toyota, roughly 3.2 million of ...

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    CHP report seemingly sides with Sikes on case of the Runaway Prius
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    In reality, the California Highway Patrol isn't taking sides with anyone regarding the recent speeding Prius of Jim Sikes. But the CHP doesn't see any reason to doubt Sikes' version of events that led to his hybrid reaching speeds of around 90 miles per hour, apparently unable to bring the ...

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    Video: San Diego 'runaway Prius' has media buzzing
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    Runaway Prius in San Diego – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Both the second- and third-generation Prius are part of Toyota's massive recall – the former for floormat problems, the latter for braking issues – but a new incident from California has the automaker ...

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    Despite recalls, Consumer Reports names Honda Fit, Toyota Prius Best Values
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    Honda Fit and Toyota Prius named Consumer Reports Best Values for 2010
    Consumer Reports is set to ship its annual automotive issue out to subscribers, but before the dyed and bound dead trees make their way to subscribers, CR shot off a few press releases to let us know what to expect. While we ...

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    Chicago 2010: Bad Timing Dept. - Prius MotorWeek Drivers' Choice winner; Toyota declines JDM award
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    2010 Toyota Prius – MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award winner for Best of the Year
    By February of each year, we are always right in the middle of awards season, and no, we're not talking about the Golden Globes, Grammys or Oscars. We are, of course, referring to Car and Truck of the Year ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius braking issues may predate 2010 model; other problems reported
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    2009 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res gallery
    Could the apparent braking problems reported on the Toyota Prius – which Toyota admits was an issue on the current model prior to being resolved earlier this year – extend past the recently released 2010 model? According to ...

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    Report: Toyota to extend recall run to Prius and Lexus HS over braking issue
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Toyota still hasn't officially recalled the Prius, they have admitted the world's most popular hybrid has potential brake problems. The company is now also looking into whether the Prius' country club cousin, the Lexus HS250 ...

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    Toyota President apologizes... again, calls situation a "crisis" *UPDATE
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    Fifteen days after Toyota announced a recall of 2.3 million vehicles in the U.S. for sticking accelerator pedals, the company's president and grandson of its founder made a formal apology at an evening news conference in Japan on Friday night (early morning EST). Akio Toyoda has been largely ...

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