House Launches Inquiry Into Toyota Recall

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 1:51 PM EST) -- The House Energy and Commerce Committee has called a hearing to examine Toyota Motor Corp.'s and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's responses to consumer safety complaints for Toyota vehicle models named in a massive recall Jan. 21.

Energy and Commerce Committee chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and oversight and investigations subcommittee chairman Bart Stupak, D-Mich., said Thursday that they had called Toyota and NHTSA officials to testify before the committee on Feb. 25 about the source of the accelerator defect that prompted the recall of 2.3...
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