340,000 Toyota Prius Hybrids Recalled For Faulty BrakesToyota Motor Corp. recalled 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world for a defect in their parking brakes.
Car Flies Into Crowded Santa Rosa Swimming Pool, Triathlete Rescues DriverA driver whose brakes apparently failed crashed through a fence, hit a ladder, and then finally drove her car into a crowded swimming pool before being pulled to safety by a triathlete.
Documents Show Another Delayed GM RecallGeneral Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.
Cable Car Collides With Automobile In San FranciscoA cable car collided with a car Thursday morning, resulting in minor injuries and traffic disruption near San Francisco's Chinatown, transit officials said.
Hackers Expose Potentially Dangerous Security Flaws In Automobile ComputersThe threat from hackers has usually meant safeguarding your computer, laptop or smartphone; but the new target of hackers may be your automobile, security experts warn.
Toyota Recalls 242,000 Prius, Lexus Hybrid CarsThe company said Wednesday the recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October 2009.