Toyota President Akio Toyoda faced tough questions Wednesday from a key House committee about his company's response to safety issues with its vehicles. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the government's role in ensuring vehicle safety.
Toyota executive James Lentz apologized to a House subcommittee Tuesday over the motor company's slow response to safety concerns. Jim Lehrer talks with Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, and Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., about the first of three congressional probes on…
A federal grand jury has opened an investigation over whether Toyota tried to cover up the acceleration problems that sparked its massive vehicle recall. The beleaguered automaker also faces congressional hearings later this week. Gwen Ifill talks to a Detroit…
Toyota will recall 437,000 Prius and other hybrid vehicle models, bringing its worldwide recall total to 8.5 million vehicles for brake and accelerator problems.
The bad news continues for Toyota, as brake problems surface in the company's popular Prius model this week. The Transportation Department is considering an investigation, after receiving 124 complaints about the possible brake-power issues.
Toyota announced Monday it has found a solution to the gas pedal problem that forced the automaker to recall millions of vehicles and stop selling eight popular models in the U.S.
In other news, the U.S. economy grew by 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter, more than expected, and Toyota outlined steps it is taking to help end an unprecedented recall.
Toyota expanded its recall to China and Europe on Thursday, but said it was nearing a fix to the gas pedal problem that pushed the automaker to halt sales and production on several popular models.
In an unprecedented move caused by faulty gas pedals, Toyota has halted the sale and production of eight of its top-selling models. Judy Woodruff reports.
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