A man walks past a Toyota logo in Tokyo February 1,2010. Toyota Motor Corp will announce today details of its plan to fix accelerator pedals that have led to the recall of 2.4 million cars in the United States as it scrambles to put its worst public relations crisis behind it.REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Toyota is recalling millions of its automobiles to fix a sticking accelerator pedal problem that has led to many auto accidents. Toyota put out a statement today indicating it doesn’t have to replace the pedals but can adjust the friction that is causing the accelerator pedal to become stuck.Toyota the most sold auto in the United States has a real public relations problem as they try to get a handle of this massive recall.
In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 file photo, employee Raul Quecada places a ‘No Sale’ sign on a used Toyota vehicle at a Toyota dealership in Alhambra, Calif., one day after Toyota Motor Corp. announced it would halt sales of some of its top-selling models to fix gas pedals that could stick and cause unintended acceleration. Toyota is the latest in a string of corporate Japanese icons to make headlines for all the wrong reasons.(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)