Friday, February 12, 2010

Non-Stop Coverage

toyDon't let the recent non-stop news about Toyota recalls stop you to unrecall what was in the driver's seat for a previous recall -- sludge.

...Toyota suddenly looks pretty meek, thanks to a huge recall, an unprecedented production shutdown, and an ugly dent in a once sterling reputation...Beginning around 1999, thousands of Toyota owners complained about mysterious "sludge" buildup that wrecked their engines, prompting criticism that the company was growing too fast and skimping on quality, Toyota resisted the claims but settled a a class action lawsuit brought by owners in 2007.

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