Advice & Dissent

The answer to the problem of Toyotas running amok, says Ralph Nader in a Los Angeles Times op-ed today?Cute at any speed Choose one response: More regulation. More regulation. More regulation. All of the above. He observes that the budget of the National Highway Traffic and…Read More
Toyota stands accused of 34 sudden acceleration incidents over the last 10 years that are "linked to" or "associated" with fatalities, a figure that in just the last few weeks has jumped from 19. About 2,000 Toyota owners in that decade filed complaints with the National Highway…Read More
I was having extreme itching in my toes that I've never experienced before. I reconstructed the circumstances under which it arose, plugged them in, and out popped this. (See inset for a somewhat worse case than I have.) Chilblains is a perfect fit. Hits me after I exercise…Read More
It's not exactly a novel observation that people under duress often make false confessions. They say what they think they're supposed to say.Lack of quality control? During congressional hearings yesterday, which some have likened to a witch hunt, Toyota President Akio Toyoda…Read More