When you take a look at the Lexus lineup, you’ll find that most of the cars with hybrid technology are toward the top of the range. That’s changing with the more entry-level minded Lexus CT 200h. It’s not going to be as cheap as a Yaris, but it’s one of the most affordable Lexus vehicles.more →
For the past few years, the mighty Toyota brand had taken a major bloodbath. The company which at one point could proclaim with a straight face they had “The Best Built Cars In The World”, is now under worldwide scrutiny for its quality control and overall product safety.
“Drive a Toyota. You’ll Never Stop.”
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there have been a total of 52 confirmed deaths to date that can be linked to what is being dubbed: “unexpected acceleration” in their vehicles.more →
That must be the question on many minds once they step in their earth-friendly, yet potentially deadly, Toyota Prius. If my gas pedal gets stuck, or my brakes become unresponsive, how will I stop this thing? James Sikes of El Cajon, California recently had to experience that, and it came in bad time as Toyota just finished inviting the press to give them an ear on how electronic flaws could not cause their cars to speed out of control under real-world driving conditions. Well Toyota, tell that to Mr. Sikes.more →
Toyota’s efforts to make right what went wrong is now showing with the announcement of a recall on over 133,000 Prius models, 14,550 Lexus HS 250h and a new safety precaution in the power steering hose position on some Camrys.more →
I’m driving, because I ride a 1999 PreRunner, but that wouldn’t be the same if I was eco-packing a Prius or other acceleratingly defected model. Mainstream media is in a panic, Toyota is playing it cool, who do we side with?more →