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Toyota Corolla and Matrix recall

  I hope no one will be surprised to read that Toyota is issuing yet another recall. This one is for 2005-2008 Corolla and Matrix in the U.S. and Canada. It encompasses about 1.13 million cars, about 200,000 of them in Canada. Without getting too technical and boring about the problem, it can make the engine [...]

Another bad recall week for Toyota

This was a bad week for auto manufacturer, Toyota. First came the news about its Lexus GX460 luxury SUV that has the potential to roll over on certain curves. In light of that news, Toyota said that it will halt sales of that model until they figure out how to fix the problem. Then, on Friday [...]

Toyota sales up and down

Toyota announced their much anticipated sales figures for the month of February earlier this week. It was expected that their sales would decline as this was the first full month since the hoopla regarding the spontaneous acceleration in many Toyota vehicles had become the talk of every news show, newspaper, late night talk show and many [...]

Right time for a recall

Nissan announced a recall for about 540,000 of their vehicles on Wednesday for two separate problems with their cars that have not caused any injuries or deaths. This comes only one day after GM issued a recall (see yesterday’s post for more details on it) for 1.3 million of its cars. Don’t you find it [...]

GM recall a sign of a checkered past

On Tuesday, GM announced a recall for about 1.3 million vehicles in North America. Models include the Chevrolet Cobalt and various Pontiacs (depending on the country you’re in). The reason is for a faulty power steering problem that can make it hard to maneuver. No deaths have been reported from these problems and they do not [...]