Toyota Motor Corp. settled a lawsuit that brought a $3 million jury verdict over a claim that a defect in a Camry made the vehicle suddenly accelerate and led to an accident that left one woman dead and another injured.
Toyota Motor Corp. wasn’t responsible for an accident that killed a 66-year-old woman who crashed her 2006 Camry into a tree after it sped out of control on a road in the wrong direction, a California jury said.
A defect in a Toyota Motor Corp. Camry caused the vehicle to suddenly accelerate, leading to an accident that left one woman dead and another injured, a lawyer for the women said at the start of trial.
Toyota Motor Corp. said plaintiffs’ lawyers seeking to blame a fatal accident on unintended acceleration made up a theory of how a 66-year-old woman’s foot got stuck between the gas and brake pedal of a 2006 Camry.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s small sedan revealed today in Detroit is the most important model the company will never sell. Called Furia, it gives a hint of what Akio Toyoda wants from a company not known for its style.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., the maker of tires for Audi and Toyota vehicles, said it lodged a U.S. trade complaint accusing almost two dozen companies of selling replacements that copy its patented tread and sidewall designs.
Transnet Freight Rail, a unit of South Africa’s Transnet SOC Ltd., signed an agreement with Toyota SA Motors under which the rail operator will handle the transportation of certain locally manufactured and imported Toyota vehicles.
Tesla Motors Inc. , an electric carmaker working with Toyota Motor Corp. on battery-powered autos, said it will deliver two rechargeable prototypes to Toyota this month as a first step in their alliance.