Posts Tagged ‘recalls’

Study: Recalls had little or no effect on Toyota’s brand

by MBJ Staff Published: February 21,2012

Tags: automakers, automobiles, Automotive, brand, Cars, marketing, quality, recalls, safety, trucks, vans, vehicles

A study from North Carolina State University shows that Toyota’s safety-related recalls that began in 2009 made little to no impact on how consumers perceived the brand. “These findings highlight the importance of establishing and maintaining a reputation for quality,” says Dr. Robert Hammond, an assistant professor of economics at NC State and lead author […] [...]

FDA still tracking source of tainted eggs

by Associated Press Published: August 23,2010

Tags: agriculture, eggs, food safety, poultry, public health, recalls

WASHINGTON — Investigators from the Food and Drug Administration are working to find the cause of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened as many as 1,300 people and forced the recall of more than a half-billion eggs. Two Iowa farms linked to the disease outbreak — Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms — share suppliers […] [...]

Toyota issues another recall of passenger cars

by Associated Press Published: July 29,2010

Tags: automobile industry, manufacturing, product safety, recalls

TOKYO — Toyota is recalling 412,000 passenger cars, mostly the Avalon model, in the U.S. for steering problems in which three accidents have been reported, the automaker said Thursday. The 373,000 Avalons being recalled range from the 2000 model year through to 2004 and have improper casting of the steering lock bar — a component […] [...]

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