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Toyota recalls 2.17 million more vehicles over possible pedal entrapment

Toyota has announced that it's voluntarily recalling approximately 2.17 million vehicles due to possible pedal entrapment issues. In case you've forgotten about Toyota's massive recall from last year, this new issue affects 2.17 million more vehicles where the driver's side floor mat can become a potential hazard. Uh oh.

NHTSA probing 44,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrid crossovers over stall risk

According to The Detroit News, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has opened an investigation into almost 44,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrid vehicles from the 2006 model year over stalling concerns. The agency has received a total of 32 complaints, with 21 of those incidents involving engine stalling at speeds o

NHTSA probing 44,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrid crossovers over stall risk

According to The Detroit News, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has opened an investigation into almost 44,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrid vehicles from the 2006 model year over stalling concerns. The agency has received a total of 32 complaints, with 21 of those incidents involving engine stalling at speeds o

2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid gets a makeover; now rated at 28 mpg

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2011 Toyota Highlander shows up for America, gets new look and pricing

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Report: Toyota loses bid to dismiss hybrid patent infringements from Paice

Things aren't looking good for Toyota in a legal battle over whether or not the Japanese automaker has infringed on a Florida-based company's hybrid drivetrain patents. A U.S. International Trade Commission judge recently ruled to deny Toyota's request to end the lawsuit brought by Paice LLC. Toyota's initial argument was that the plaintiff's pate

Toyota loses patent appeal for technology in Prius

Toyota lawyers arrived at the U.S. Supreme Court today and were denied an appeal to overturn a ruling originally upheld by a federal appeals court in Washington last year. The case involved a technology patent held by a company named Paice LLC, which contended that Toyota used the same microprocessor developed by the McLean, Virginia-based company on its hybrid vehicles that inputs torque information for both the gasoline-powered engine and the electric motor. The $4.3 million dollar award again

Aspen, CO police audition Toyota Highlander Hybrid patrol car

The Aspen Police Department has a fleet of seven Volvos, but the city's contract with the Swedish automaker is set to run out. Hence, it's time to see what other vehicles could fit the resort community's patrol needs. The city has purchased a single Toyota Highlander Hybrid, given it full markings, and outfitted it with all the accessories required for police duty. While the hybrid Toyota is greener than the vehicles it could potentially replace, there are some issues that will have to be overco

Toyota announces 2008 Highlander pricing

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Toyota U.S. recall extravaganza

Tundras, Scions, and now... Toyota Motor is recalling 367,600 U.S. Highlander and Lexus RX SUVs to fix clips that may allow a console access panel to fall onto the gas pedal.