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10 Best Universal Car Floor Mats

Car floor mats are used to protect your valuable investment by reducing the possibility of liquid, dirt, mud, and debris from damaging or staining your vehicle’s interior.

How to Get Mud Off Car Carpet

It’s expected that the floor mats in your car are going to get dirty, especially if you have animals or kids.

How to Install Car Mats

Car mats fit into the floorboard of a vehicle and help protect the carpeting beneath from dirt, debris, and moisture.

How to Buy a Good Quality Cargo Mat

While some people go ahead and throw just about anything and everything in the cargo area of their vehicle, others like to be a bit more careful and protect the area.

How to Buy Good Quality Floor Mats

Floor mats are more than just an attractive looking item that lay at your feet.

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Toyota settles complaints with states Attorneys General for $29 million

Toyota announced today that it has reached a settlement with the Attorneys General of 29 states and one US territory that will resolve their complaints relating to recalls performed by the automaker from 2005-2010, including those related to sticky accelerators and malfunctioning floor mats that may have contributed to cases of unintended acceleration.

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Mercedes-Benz M-Class being recalled due to possible accelerator entrapment

Floor mats impeding gas pedals are continuing to cause problems for automakers. This time its Mercedes-Benz. According to The Detroit News, the German automaker is recalling all-season accessory floor mats on 2012 and 2013 M-Class models for fear that the mat could entrap the go-ped

Followup: Toyota says "We're not implying that everything is driver error, absolutely not."

That's the word from Toyota spokesperson Mike Michels on the automaker's investigation of some 2,000 vehicles reported to suffer from unintended acceleration.

Toyota president Lentz updates feds on recall and safety progress

Jim Lentz, President and Chief Operating Officer of Toyota in North America has taken some time to update Congress on the company's progress as the company sallies forth through a mountain of recalls. Lentz says that around 3.5 million fixes have been executed so far, including 1.67 million sticky accelerator pedals, 1.62 million floor mats and 118,000 anti-l

Records reportedly suggest Toyota delayed U.S. Venza recall by six weeks

2009 Toyota Venza – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: After NHTSA investigator hired by Toyota, serious unintended acceleration cases ignored

The more we learn about Toyota's rumored relationship with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the less we like it. Remember the claim that the government agency may have known about unintended acceleration issues as early as 2004? ABC News does, and the news network has been doing its best Sherlock Holmes work in an effort to learn mor

House committee demands Toyota prove both recalls will fix all acceleration issues

Matt Lauer interviews Toyota President and COO Jim Lentz on the Today Show

Toyota loses $21B in market share in one week, plans media blitz this week

After a long spell as the apple of the media's eye, Toyota is now officially in the bad news barrel. So far the Japanese automaker has announced the recall of 5.3 million vehicles for floor mat issues that may lead to unintended acceleration and a separate recall of 2.3 million vehicles for sticking gas pedals (Chris Shunk

BREAKING: Toyota adds another 1.1M cars to floor mat recall

1/27/10 Toyota pedal entrapment recall vehicles – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Toyota continuing to sell recalled vehicles without a fix

Toyota is in the beginning stages of a new voluntary recall that affects 2.3 million vehicles. The recall involves accelerator pedal mechanisms that could stick due to wear and cause unintended acceleration, though it is technically not related to an earlier, larger Chris Shunk

C/D does its own Toyota unintended acceleration tests, compares Camry with Infiniti, Roush?!

By this point, we are all familiar (if not overly familiar) with Toyota's troubles with floor mats, unintended acceleration, biggest-ever recall, etc. And i

REPORT: So-called "smart" gas pedals could counteract floor mat issues

Now that Toyota's massive 3.8 million-vehicle recall for floor mats with a mind of their own has got unintended acceleration on our brains, perhaps it would be a good time to take a look at ways to solve the potential problem once and for all. In contrast to Toyota's initial low-te

Toyota's solution for troublesome floormats: Tie them down

Good news for those of you who happen to own a Toyota or Lexus vehicle sans floormats, as the Japanese automaker has reportedly come up with a solution to the 3.8 million-vehicle recall announced last week. We haven't reviewed the documentation ourselves, but it sounds as if the answer is to zip tie the driver's side floormat to the seat rails.