Topic: Byron Bloch
Toyota's mounting recall woes show the downside of worldwide supply chains.
Federal investigators are looking at Toyota's electronic throttle system as a possible cause for the sudden acceleration that has led to a global recall. Toyota insists sticky gas pedals are the problem.
Toyota’s recall Thursday of 2.3 million cars and trucks follows a spate of major recalls last year from the Japanese automaker. Cost-cutting and a push for efficiency may be contributing factors.