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    Report: Toyota was aware of unintended acceleration claims by 2003, says lawsuit

    According to The Washington Post, attorneys working on a class-action lawsuit against Toyota claim that the company has known about issues of unintended acceleration in its vehicles since as early as 2003. The lawyers have reportedly discovered a field report written seven years ago by a ...

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    Report: Toyota documents show knowledge of defects in 2006

    Documents that were submitted by Toyota to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in March and obtained by Automotive News reportedly show that Toyota knew of dangerous safety defects on its vehicles as early as February, 2006. The first documented issue was of a 2005 Toyota Prius ...

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    Report: Toyota to replace pedals for owners not satisfied with fix

    Second-gen Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to a Toyota memo first obtained by Jalopnik and later reported by the Associated Press, Toyota is currently notifying dealers that a replacement pedal can be installed at no charge to owners of recalled Toyota ...

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    Video: Jim Lentz makes his own recalled pedal fix film

    Toyota's Jim Lentz explains the sticky pedal situation – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Toyota President and COO Jim Lentz decided to go ahead and visit one of the automaker's own dealerships to see one of its recalled gas pedals go through the shim-fix for himself, and he ...

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    Report: NHTSA says it has "no reason to challenge" Toyota throttle fix

    Toyota's recalled pedal assembly close-up – Click above for high-res image gallery
    That's right, more ThrottleGate! Even though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) doesn't have to approve Toyota's solution to fix its recalled gas pedals, the NHTSA could offer up an ...

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    ThrottleGate: First class-action lawsuit filed against Toyota over pedal recall

    With Toyota's woes seemingly multiplying by the day, you knew it was just a matter of time before the lawyers arrived on scene. Cue two law firms, Parker Waichman Alonso and the Becnel Law Firm, that are joining forces in a bid to sue Toyota's pants off. The suit hopes to attain class action ...

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    Toyota gas pedal recall woes spread to Peugeot / Citroën in Europe

    The massive Toyota sticking-accelerator pedal recall has spread from the United States to Europe and even beyond Toyota-branded vehicles. Approximately 90,000 Peugeot 107 and Citroën C1 minicars have been added to the list of afflicted models. PSA, the parent of Peugeot and Citroën, has ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota temporarily halts sales of selected models *UPDATED

    var digg_url = ''; Toyota has announced that it will halt sales of eight models due to its ongoing problems with unintended acceleration. At issue are accelerator pedal mechanisms that could get stuck in the open position ...

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    Cut It Out: Toyota's recalled pedal modification remedy detailed step-by-step

    Toyota/Lexus gas pedal recall modification – click above for gallery
    Late last month, Toyota announced that it would begin its biggest recall action ever, summoning 3.8 million cars and trucks back to its dealers to combat "pedal entrapment" by cutting down the accelerator pedals of ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #155 - 'Twas the night before the LA Auto Show...

    Click above for the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes, RSS or listen now!
    With the LA Auto Show near at hand, Chris, Dan, and Editor Extraordinaire Paukert sat down and talked over some of the latest for Episode #155 of the Autoblog Podcast. First up is the surprisingly thorough re-rework of the ...


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