Toyota Motor Corporation (Japanese: トヨタ自動車株式会社, Hepburn: Toyota Jidōsha KK, IPA: [toꜜjota], /tɔɪˈoʊtə/) is a Japanese automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2013 the multinational corporation consisted of 333,498 employees worldwide and, as of January 2014, is the fourteenth-largest company in the world by revenue. Toyota was the largest automobile manufacturer in 2012 (by production). In July of that year, the company reported the production of its 200-millionth vehicle. Toyota is the world's first automobile manufacturer to produce more than 10 million vehicles per year. It did so in 2012 according to OICA, and in 2013 according to company data.
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  • Stephen Fitts Killed after Being Rear-Ended by 18-Wheeler Truck

    …ASPERMONT, TX (04/07/2017) — A truck driver caused a fatal three-vehicle collision on US-380 after rear-ending a pickup truck stopped for traffic. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 69-year-old Stephen Lloyd Fitts (of Spur, Texas) was killed in a rear-end accident in Stonewall County at 1:33 p.m. Friday afternoon. Fatal Car…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Toyota Prius Recall Issued For Parking Brake

    … Prius owners have had to deal with various recalls issued by Toyota. From 2009 to 2011, tens of thousands of Prius vehicles were recalled for a software glitch. Despite the issues faced by the Japanese car maker in the past, people had faith that the 2016 and 2017 Prius models would end the chain of recalls. After all, both models were rated…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Issues with Crash Avoidance Technology

    … new vehicle they build. These manufacturers include: · Audi · Ford · Mazda · Toyota · Volvo · BMW · General Motors · Mercedes-Benz · Tesla · Volkswagon You cannot always rely on crash avoidance systems Though these systems do protect motorists from accidents and resulting injuries, they are not infallible. If fact, the following are some…

    Gabriel Levin/ 11 readers -
  • Motor Vehicle Recalls: Should You Be Worried?

    … Popular manufacturers like Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and Ford recall millions of motor vehicles every year. Typically, a safety recall indicates that there was a flaw with a particular vehicle part that can endanger your safety on the road. Recent trending topics of concern include the national initiative to replace defective Takata airbags…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 38 readers -
  • The Danger of Defective Airbags

    … inappropriately after a crash occurs. At times, the device can spew metal shrapnel or chemicals into occupants, causing internal bleeding and critical injury to the face, neck, or upper body. This New York Times article describes the issue in full. There have been at least eight deaths and 139 injuries attributed to defective Takata airbags since…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 35 readers -
  • Auto Defects

    … and personal injury suits have been filed that cost Ford millions in settlements. Other big automakers such as GM and Toyota have also failed to satisfy industry standards by distributing cars with unstable acceleration rates, faulty ignition switches, and defective brakes. The Chicago Tribune reported on this very issue in 2014. Most recently, on July…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • Famous Automotive Recalls in History

    … later tests showed that the Explorer was no more likely to actually roll over than any other SUV in a similar situation, the combination of the Explorer and Firestone tires was a costly (and deadly) mistake. Toyotas & unintended acceleration. From 2009-2011, various Toyota vehicles, even high-end Lexus vehicles, were affected by mechanical…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 51 readers -
  • Takata Projects Profit Before Massive Airbag Recall of 33.8 Million

    … inflators. Takata has agreed to a national recall of certain types of frontal driver and passenger side air bag inflators used in vehicles manufactured by BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota. These inflators were made with a propellant that can degrade over time and has led…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 11 readers -
  • What’s the deal with this massive airbag recall? Am I entitled to a free repair?

    …, but are not limited to: Acura, BMW, Chrsler, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Saab, Subaru, and Toyota. This recall is so expansive that every car owner is being asked to contact their local dealership in order to determine if their vehicle has been recalled. Alternatively, you could check the NHTSA’s recall website…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 39 readers -
  • Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies

    … Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies Call Now: 404.522.1500 Home » Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities Inspires New Vehicle Technologies Cars will soon be able to drive themselves. At least, that’s what Toyota plans as they implement self-braking technology in their latest models. This is happening across…

    W. Winston Briggs Law- 25 readers -
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