Posts Tagged ‘auto industry’

Here we compare a gas pedal that works efficiently and safely with a defective one that is prone to get stuck. We show, in an interactive graphic, the workings of the accelerator in relation to two factors that affect the pedal’s performance – friction and spring pressure. We also show how Toyota’s reinforcement bar solution […]


The president of Toyota today apologized for the automaker’s quality problems that have led to the recall of more than nine million cars around the world and promised to soon announce steps that would address them. Akio Toyoda, grandson of Toyota’s founder, took personal responsibility for the problems and vowed Toyota will do its utmost […]