Stories tagged: prius
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Toyota recalls 340,000 Prius hybrid cars for faulty brakes
Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world Wednesday, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes.
Sat., March 20, 2010
I’ll know when to panic while driving my Prius
As the owner of a Toyota Prius, I’ve heard all of the cracks. •“We’re not getting in your car. Your floor mats might kill us.”
Wed., March 10, 2010
Toyota Prius hits 94 mph before driver can stop it
EL CAJON, Calif. – A Toyota Prius that sped out of control on a California freeway was towed to a dealership Tuesday while federal and company inspectors converged on the …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2010
Toyota taking two roads
WASHINGTON – In public, Toyota is running apologetic TV ads and vowing to win back customers’ trust. Behind the scenes, the besieged carmaker is trying to learn all it can …
Sun., Feb. 7, 2010, 9:12 a.m.
Toyota poised to announce action on Prius
Toyota said Sunday that it will soon announce plans to deal with braking problems in its prized Prius hybrid amid reports it has decided to issue a recall for the …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2010, 1:11 p.m.
Toyota woes mount as government examines Prius
Toyota faced mounting pressure Thursday as the government opened a probe of brake problems with the Prius, a crown jewel of its lineup. The beleaguered automaker said it was “too …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2010, 11:15 a.m.
Prius brakes questioned; Toyota probe expands
Americans should park their recalled Toyotas unless driving to dealers for accelerator repairs, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood warned Wednesday — then quickly took it back — as skepticism of company …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2007
Cab company adds gas sippers to fleet
Ron Davis’ taxis make plenty of stops for passengers, but don’t see gas stations much. At 50-plus miles to the gallon, the nine Prius hybrids in TC Transportation Services’ fleet …