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  • The Toyota logo is displayed on the grill of brand new Toyota RAV4s on the sales lot at City Toyota in Daly City, California.

    Today in China, Toyota President Akio Toyoda apologized to the Chinese for the quality problems that lead to the company recalling more than 9 million vehicles worldwide.

  • Econimics of Integrity by Anna Bernasek

    For a company that so many people admire, it would certainly be ironic to see a scandal bring Toyota down. Toyota would then be studied not only for its history of success based on quality, but also as an object lesson on what happens to a brand when integrity is compromised.

  • But don’t buy the common stock, the Mad Money host says. This is how you trade it.

  • The Toyota logo is displayed on the grill of brand new Toyota RAV4s on the sales lot at City Toyota in Daly City, California.

    Ever since his 1996 Toyota Camry shot up an interstate ramp, plowing into the back of an Oldsmobile in a horrific crash that killed three people, Koua Fong Lee insisted he had done everything he could to stop the car.

  • Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda

    Fresh from a grueling appearance before Congress, Toyota's chief executive met with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday and pledged "to advance safety to the next level."

  • It may be, thanks to Washington, Cramer says.

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    It's one question I hear time and again: Does Akio Toyoda get it? Does he realize how bad this situation is for Toyota ?

  • Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda

    Corporate leaders in Japan are affable cheerleaders who solicit everyone's views and avoid confrontation at almost any cost. It's called "nemawashi." U.S. lawmakers are cut-throat partisans who clamor for the spotlight, especially in an election year. It's called politics.

  • Stocks rallied Wednesday as the dollar pulled back and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke pledged to keep rates low for a long time. Financials were among the top gainers.

  • General Motors Headquarters

    General Motors said Wednesday it will shut down Hummer after its bid to sell the brand to a Chinese company collapsed.

  • Stocks rallied Wednesday as the dollar pulled back and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke pledged to keep rates low for a long time. Financials were among the top gainers.

  • Stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday as the market looked for direction ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's semi-annual report on monetary policy and the economy.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a flat open for Wall Street before Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's  semi-annual report on monetary policy and the economy at 10am ET.  Bernanke's words are likely to influence whether the stock market can recover from yesterday's selloff, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 posting their biggest one-day losses since February 4.  The Dow's nearly 101 point drop was its biggest since February 8.

  • Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.

  • Lawmakers heard a brief, but riveting, description of Toyota's problem with the sudden acceleration of its cars from Rhonda Smith, a Tennessee woman whose Toyota-made Lexus suddenly zoomed to 100 miles per hour as she tried to get it to stop — shifting to neutral, trying to throw the car into reverse and hitting the emergency brake.

  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings  beat.

  • Want to know the real reason that the Dow is down on Tuesday? Cramer thinks he has an answer.

  • 2010 Prius

    As two days of Congressional hearings begin today, there is one question above all others that will be front and center: are the electronics in Toyota gas pedals flawed?

  • US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, as minimal losses ended four-day advances for the Dow and the S&P 500 and a six-day streak for the Nasdaq Monday.