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    CHP report seemingly sides with Sikes on case of the Runaway Prius

    In reality, the California Highway Patrol isn't taking sides with anyone regarding the recent speeding Prius of Jim Sikes. But the CHP doesn't see any reason to doubt Sikes' version of events that led to his hybrid reaching speeds of around 90 miles per hour, apparently unable to bring the ...

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    Toyota to send 400 more EDR readers for investigation of Prius incidents

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    In light of all of the current issues surrounding the Toyota Prius, the company has responded by preparing to send electronic data recovery (EDR) readers to the U.S. to determine actual data readings from vehicles claimed to be ...

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    Report: Feds probing Prius' unintended acceleration incident, no new recall issued

    The fall-out of yesterday's Toyota Prius unintended acceleration incident in California – a car got up to speeds of over 90 miles per hour in a 20-minute event – now includes an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA has dispatched two investigators ...

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    Second-gen Prius involved in unintended acceleration incident in CA *UPDATE

    Amid all of its other problems recently, Toyota is trying to figure out what, exactly, is wrong with the brakes on the Prius. An incident on the San Diego County freeway makes it look like the second-generation Prius might (repeat, might) be involved in the unintended acceleration issue that has ...

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    Feds subpoena Toyota documents over Prius recall, more

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    While the vehicles themselves are quickly being fixed, Toyota is not out of the woods yet with the Prius recall (and the other recalls). Today, the automaker said it has received two subpoenas – one from a New York grand jury ...

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    Prius braking problem is apparently quite difficult to recreate

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    There's no question Toyota identified a real and potentially dangerous problem in the brake system of the 2010 Prius. They recalled 400,000 hybrids (mostly Priuses) over the issue, after all. Still, the company made clear that even ...

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    Chicago 2010: Bad Timing Dept. - Prius MotorWeek Drivers' Choice winner; Toyota declines JDM award

    2010 Toyota Prius – MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award winner for Best of the Year
    By February of each year, we are always right in the middle of awards season, and no, we're not talking about the Golden Globes, Grammys or Oscars. We are, of course, referring to Car and Truck of the Year ...

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    Zipcar halts Prius rentals; car-sharing memberships up dramatically since 2007

    Car sharing company Zipcar has responded to the Toyota Prius recall by shutting down rentals of that particular model until the "brake concerns have been addressed appropriately by Toyota." How many Priuses are there in Zipcar's fleet? All told, Zipcar has around 6,500 cars, and less than one ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius braking issues may predate 2010 model; other problems reported

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    Could the apparent braking problems reported on the Toyota Prius – which Toyota admits was an issue on the current model prior to being resolved earlier this year – extend past the recently released 2010 model? According to ...

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    Report: Toyota brake problems expanding to Lexus HS hybrid, Prius recall forthcoming

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    While Toyota still hasn't officially recalled the Prius, they have admitted the world's most popular hybrid has potential brake problems. The company is now also looking into whether the Prius' country club cousin, the Lexus HS ...

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    Report: Toyota considering Prius recall over brake problems

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    Back in 2006, Toyota recalled around 320,000 Prius models over a steering problem. That was a big deal, but it might be a footnote compared to a recall being considered for the latest Prius models over a problem with the brakes. ...

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    Attention 2004-2009 Prius owners: Remove your floor mats

    As part of the 3.8 million vehicle recall that was recently announced, Toyota and the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration are advising owners of all 2004 to 2009 Prius hybrids to remove their driver's side floor mat immediately and not replace it with another brand until further ...

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    Headed to the ski slopes in your Prius? Better check this out first!

    digg_url = ''; A Prius owner has complained to Consumer Affairs about the vehicle shutting down completely if one of the front wheels starts spinning in the snow. "When my car is on any kind of slick ...

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    Toyota recalls some Prius and ECHO models

    You'd probably call it a recall. I would, too. But Toyota has chosen to call their declaration yesterday – that will result in 34,700 ECHO and Prius vehicles coming back to the shop for a free replacement of a crankshaft position sensor – a "Special Service Campaign". Fair enough, but ...


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