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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.
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.
Electric Automaker Unveils Tesla Model 3 Sedan For $35,000
Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.
GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.
The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Tuesday at the New York Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a more aggressive design.
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.
After posting an incredible recovery following the recent recession, the nation’s automakers didn’t need to do battle with Mother Nature. But the extreme winter weather across the country is forcing car dealers to get creative to help attract winter-weary customers. At Carlson Toyota in Coon Rapids, another truckload of new cars rolls off the trailer and onto the lot. While demand for new vehicles remains high, consumers are having a hard time making it in to the dealerships.