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Toyota Appeals $11 Million Jury Award From 2006 Fatal Crash

Toyota Motor Corp. is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a jury’s $11 million award resulting from a fatal crash in Minnesota. Lawyers for the automaker filed a brief notice of appeal with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday.

07/14/2015

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Judge Denies Toyota New Trial In Fatal Minnesota Crash

A federal judge has denied a new trial for Toyota Motor Corp. in a lawsuit resulting from a fatal crash in Minnesota. U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery ruled Monday the jury reached a reasonable conclusion that an accelerator defect was the key factor in the 2006 crash.

06/15/2015

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Toyota, Nissaon Recall 6.5M More Cars Over Airbag Issues

Toyota and Nissan have recalled 6.5 million more cars over potentially faulty airbags. The airbags were made by the Japanese company Takata, the same company at the center of a recent recall that forced tens of millions of other vehicles off the road.

05/14/2015

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Toyota Asks For Lower Jury Award, New Trial In Fatal Crash

A federal judge will hear arguments on whether Toyota Motor Corp. should be granted a new trial or pay less than the $11 million awarded to plaintiffs in a fatal crash in Minnesota.

04/22/2015

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Jury Finds Toyota Partially At Fault For Fatal Wreck

A federal jury has reached a verdict in a lawsuit alleging a design defect in the 1996 Toyota Camry caused a crash that killed three people in Minnesota in 2006.

02/03/2015

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Jury Deliberations Resume In Case Alleging Toyota Defect

A jury in Minneapolis has resumed deliberations in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Jurors got the case late Wednesday afternoon and deliberated for three full days without reaching a verdict. They were back at it on Tuesday morning.

02/03/2015

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Jury Ends Day With No Verdict In Toyota Camry Case

Jurors have told a judge they haven’t been able to reach a verdict in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a crash, killing three people. U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery on Monday ordered the jury to keep working.

02/02/2015

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More Than 2M Cars Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbags

More than two million vehicles are being recalled to once again fix faulty airbags. The recall covers nine different Acura, Dodge, Jeep, Honda, Pontiac, and Toyota models, made from 2002 to 2004.

01/31/2015

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Jury Deliberations Continue In Toyota Case

A jury will continue deliberations Thursday on whether Toyota is at fault for a car crash that killed three people. Koua Fong Lee crashed his Camry into the Trice-Adams family in St. Paul in 2006, but says the car was defective.

01/29/2015

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Case Alleging Toyota Camry Had Defect Goes To Jury

After three weeks of trial, the case alleging there was a defect in a Toyota Camry that was involved in 2006 fatal crash has gone to a jury.

01/28/2015

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Attorney: Consider Client’s Anguish In Toyota Crash

Jurors may soon begin deliberating a federal lawsuit stemming from a 2006 Minnesota car accident that killed three people. Closing arguments are expected Wednesday. Several people are suing Toyota Motor Corp.

01/28/2015

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Toyota’s Witness: Accelerator Pedal Was Pushed In Fatal Crash

Toyota called its first witness in a federal lawsuit filed by two Minnesota families. Attorneys for Koua Fong Lee and the Trice-Adams family rested their case after two weeks of testimony.

01/21/2015

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Jury Selection To Begin In Lawsuit Over Toyota Crash

Jury selection begins Wednesday in a lawsuit against Toyota on behalf of victims of a St. Paul crash that killed three people, injured others and sent one man to prison. Koua Fong Lee’s Camry rear-ended another family’s Oldsmobile at high speed in 2006.

01/07/2015

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8 Years After Fatal Crash, Toyota Lawsuit Heads To Trial

A Minnesota driver who went to prison for a crash that killed three people grabbed national attention when he was freed amid reports of Toyota Camrys that would mysteriously accelerate. Eight years after that accident, his lawsuit against the Japanese automaker goes to trial Wednesday. Koua Fong Lee and other survivors of the crash are seeking damages from Toyota.

01/06/2015

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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Automated Driving Is The Future

General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.

09/10/2014

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Toyota: Automated Cars Won’t Be Driverless Cars

Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.

09/10/2014

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Toyota Not Expecting Driverless Cars Soon

Your 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.

09/08/2014

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New Tesla For The Price Of A Prius?

Electric Automaker Unveils Tesla Model 3 Sedan For $35,000

07/18/2014

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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

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Toyota Camry Gets A Top-To-Bottom Makeover

The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Tuesday at the New York Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a more aggressive design.

04/16/2014

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Judge: Some Claims In Toyota Crash May Proceed

A federal judge is allowing a Minnesota man to proceed with some of his claims stemming from the fatal crash of a Toyota in 2006.

03/18/2014

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