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24 Feb 2011 10:42


U.S.: Toyota’s got floormat issues: They just recalled a bunch of cars

  • 2.17
    the number of cars Toyota recalled today for gas-pedal/floormat issues
  • 5.3
    the number of cars previously recalled for similar issues source
  • » What’s the issue? Simply put, the floormats aren’t fully secure, so that when you’re driving, it can move around and get caught inside the gas pedal mechanism. This issue is unrelated the that acceleration problem Toyota’s cars have infamously had recently.

04 Feb 2010 10:55


Biz: Toyota made a profit last quarter, one to be eaten up by the recalls

  • $900
    the size of Toyota’s profit in the final three months of last year
  • $2
    the expected cost of all the recalls for faulty gas pedals source