For the first time since 1982, Buick is featured on the cover of Motor Trend magazine. With an accompanying headline that reads, “Buick is Back!” The publication’s April 2010 issue features photos of the Buick LaCrosse, Regal Turbo and Regal GS Concept and touts the growing momentum behind Buick.
It’s not a typo. Akio Toyoda is the grandson of Kiichiro Toyoda. Toyota, the name of the world’s largest carmaker currently embroiled in recalls and Congressional Hearings, stems from a family member’s belief in good luck.
Akio Toyoda, grandson of the founder of Toyota, offered the text of his statement before Congress a few hours prior to his appearance in Washington, D.C., to address to the global concerns facing his company and the recall of 8.5 million of its cars.
Akio Toyoda, grandson of the founder of Toyota, offered his prepared speech before Congress to media outlets prior to his appearance Feb. 24 to address the massive recall of his company’s vehicles. Here is part 1 of three parts of his prepared text:
Organizers of the Winter Olympics are at the forefront of “green technology.” Fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power Systems is located in Vancouver, B.C., which is also home to the northern terminus of the Hydrogen Highway running up North America’s West Coast.
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A 1963 Ferrari GTO, arguably one of the world’s most coveted cars, is now being offered for private treaty sale by RM Auctions in London, England. The 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO (chassis no. 4675 GT) is one of only 36 250 GTOs originally produced and one of a limited few with Series II GTO bodywork.
Ray LaHood, the U.S. Transportation Secretary, has quickly amended a statement he made advising owners to stop driving the eight models of recently recalled Toyota cars. LaHood’s words came in the quick aftermath of the embattled Japanese manufacturer facing new concerns about its Toyota Prius.
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Jim Lentz, Toyota’s president and COO sales, continued his national media blitz with a visit to Fox Business Network. Lentz detailed to the network that resolving the pedal acceleration issue will be “measured in months not weeks” and non-recalled models are “doing quite well.”
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Toyota Motor Co., has announced it has developed the way to repair faulty gas pedals in millions of recalled vehicles and has begun shipping new parts to dealers to fix millions of affected cars. The repair includes reinforcing the pedal assembly to eliminate the excess friction that caused pedals to stick.