US Expands Probe Into Air Bag Failures To 12.3M VehiclesU.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles equipped with bags that may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
Toyota Recalls 1.7M Vehicles In N. America To Fix Air BagsToyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators.
Toyota Recalls 143K Pickups, SUVs To Fix Air Bag, Brake ProblemsToyota is recalling nearly 143,000 SUVs and pickups worldwide to fix air bag and brake problems.
Toyota Recalls More Than 1 Million Vehicles To Fix Air Bag ProblemToyota is recalling just over 1 million vehicles worldwide because the air bags could inflate without a crash or fail to work if there is one.
Toyota Recalling 1 Million Hybrids At Risk Of Catching FireToyota is recalling more than 1 million of its hybrid vehicles worldwide over a potential fire risk.
Toyota Recalls 340,000 Hybrid Priuses For Defective Parking BrakesToyota Motor Corp. recalled 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world Wednesday, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes.
Toyota Invests In Uber, Offers Lease Deals To DriversToyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
Officers Searching For Vehicle Involved In Hit-And-Run Crash In South SacramentoPolice are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit a teenage pedestrian on Saturday night in South Sacramento.
First Retail Hydrogen Refueling Station In Northern California Opening In West SacramentoThe first retail hydrogen refueling station in Northern California is set to open in our region this week.
Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability ScoresLexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags FixedThe inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Automated Driving Is The FutureGeneral Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
Toyota: Automated Cars Won't Be Driverless CarsAutomaker lays out plans for "partnership" between the car and the driver.
Toyota Not Expecting Driverless Cars SoonYour car will soon do more to help avoid a crash. But as for leaving the driving to the vehicle while you relax, don't get your hopes up. That's the message from Toyota.