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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.

Report: Lexus knew of valve spring defects three years ago

Defective Lexus valve spring – Click above for high-res image gallery

UPDATED: What's really going on with Toyota's faulty valve springs [w/ video]

Failed Lexus IS350 valve spring – Click above for high-res image gallery

BREAKING: Toyota admits 270,000 cars have faulty engines worldwide

2010 Lexus LS460 Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: What the recalled Lexus LS steering wheel defect looks like

2010 Lexus LS steering fault – Click above to watch video after the jump

Lexus issues stop-sale, recall on LS 460 and LS 600h

True to predictions, The Detroit News is reporting that Lexus has issued a stop sale on its LS 460 and LS 600h (standard and long-wheelbase) luxury sedans due to a problem with the electronic steering system that can temporarily cause the steering wheel to become off-centered.

Toyota Recalls: 3.2M down, 4.6M to go!

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 its many recall notices have been fulfilled.

DetNews: Toyota recalling Lexus GX to address rollover concern [*UPDATED*]

The moment Lexus GX owners have been waiting for since Consumer Reports first blacklisted the SUV last week has finally arrived – Toyota has recalled the vehicle. According to The Detroit News, the Japanese manufacturer will announce the move later this afternoon, and the recall is expected to cover around 5,000 vehicles currently on the road. As expected, <

Toyota issues stop sale on 2010 GX 460 [*Updated w/video]

2010 Lexus GX460 – Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Prior driver of loaner Lexus in fatal crash told dealer of floormat issue

A few weeks ago, we learned that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that the crash of a loaner Lexus ES350 that killed San Diego police officer Mark Saylor, his wife, 13-year-old daughter and brother in law was not just the result of an improper RX400h floor mat sticking the accelerator wide open it was due to a range of factors. In addition to the car having

Toyota recalls 215,000 cars worldwide

Toyota announced today that it's issuing a worldwide recall of about 250,000 vehicles, including 34,400 Lexus models in the U.S., for potential cracks in their fuel pipes. The Japanese domestic market was hit hardest by the recall, with some 215,020 cars affected including the Crown, Mark X and a few Lexus models built between December 2003 and December 2005. In the U.S., only particular 2006 Lexus GS300, IS 250 and IS 350 models are being recalled. No accidents have been reported due to the cra