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Toyota issues recall announcement affecting 880,000 vehicles

May 2005-Toyota Motor Corp. said it is recalling about 880,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and pickup trucks worldwide because of a defect that could affect steering. In the United States, 774,856 Toyota SUVs and pickup trucks have been recalled, including the 2001-2004 model years of the Tacoma, the 2001-2002 versions of the 4Runner and the 2002-2004 model years of the Tundra and Sequoia. Toyota's recall announcement also affects 22,000 vehicles in Japan, 22,000 vehicles in Europe, 14,000 vehicles in Australia and 10,800 vehicles throughout the rest of the world. Read More
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"SUV Rollover Risks Kept Quiet,"
Sept. 20, 2000- New fatality statistics show 10,694 people died in 1999 in rollovers. While SUVs are among the most popularvehicles in America, they are also the riskiest when it comes to rollover accidents. But, critics say the auto industry has hidden that danger from consumers to protect profits.

Referring to why manufacturers did not want SUV ratings to get out, Clarence Ditlow of the Center for Auto Safety says it's purely a matter of economics:

"Some SUVs have a $15,000 profit to the manufacturer in them. The average sport utility vehicle has about a $5,000 profit. The manufacturers don't want to lose a single sale and they're afraid if rollover ratings get out, they'll lose sales."

"NHTSA Feels The Heat,"
Sept. 7, 2000- Members of Congress accused the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of being asleep at the wheel, but critics say it was Congress that put it to sleep by cutting funding. The NHTSA has lost 30% of their staff since 1980 and its budget by 36%. "One former NHTSA investigator says the agency just doesn't have the muscle needed to police auto safety. And until that changes, the industry, and not regulators, will call most of the shots."

In the largest tire recall since the Bridgestone/Firestone announcement in October 2001, Continental Tire North America is recalling more than half a million tires that have been installed on Ford SUVs due to tread separation. Defective Tire Lawyer