Report: 2010 Prius Now Officially Under Investigation by NHTSA for Faulty Brakes

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Report: 2010 Prius Now Officially Under Investigation by NHTSA for Faulty Brakes
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Toyota‘s popular Prius model is now officially under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for potentially faulty brakes. In a statement released by the NHTSA, it said it will launch a formal investigation into whether the popular hybrid has a brief loss of braking capability when traveling over bumpy or icy roads…. Continue Reading...

Report: Toyota Admits New Prius Did Have Brake Problems

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Report: Toyota Admits New Prius Did Have Brake Problems
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After pressure from the U.S. and Japanese governments, Toyota has admitted that there was an issue with the brakes on the all-new 2010 Prius hybrid. Over 100 complaints about braking related issues have been reported to the NHTSA and roughly a dozen such reports to the authorities in Japan. According to Toyota, Prius models sold… Continue Reading...

Toyota Struggles to Keep up With Demand for 2010 Prius

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Toyota Struggles to Keep up With Demand for 2010 Prius
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While Toyota’s sales may be suffering as a whole, sales of the all-new 2010 Prius are well above expectations. In fact, the Japanese automaker is having trouble keeping up with demand – something which may result in lengthy waiting lists for the third-generation of Toyota’s successful hybrid. At the two facilities where the Prius is… Continue Reading...