Chicago style thug politics in the auto industry ?

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    First this dickless wonder says stop driving your Toyota's, now they're still gonna hold their feet to the fire ? These are the owners of GM and Chrysler, slight conflict of interest there .......

    I sure as fuck trust driving a Toyota more than i trust Obama's policies and budget .....:lol:






    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration stepped up the pressure on Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday to address a range of safety issues as investors and consumers reacted to the deepening crisis for the world's largest automaker.

    "Our ... people will hold Toyota's feet to the fire to make sure they are going to do everything they said they were going to do to make the vehicles safe," Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said at an appearance in Washington.

    LaHood said he would take the unusual step of calling Toyota President Akio Toyoda to emphasize how seriously the Obama administration is taking investigations into reports of uncontrolled acceleration in Toyota vehicles.







    Obama officials step up pressure on Toyota - Autos- msnbc.com
     
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    Yeah...like the manufacturer of the safest vehicles will only react properly because Obama said they have to.

    Another crap PR move by the administration to make Obama look like the President of the World.
     
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    Is someone mad at Japan?
     
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    The move by LaHood, certainly seems like a conflict of interest by an auto manufacturing government on its chief competition.
     
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    Yep and they get to demonize and harass their competition........
     
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    Hey...if they didnt, then the real owners of the company would. That is pure competition at work.
     
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    The first five postings are so very typical of the radical right. It's ALL about Big Bad Obama, and not the fact that Toyota screwed up big time. Somebody in quality control at Toyota is responsible for this, perhaps to cut corners and thus keep its profits high.
     
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    To quote the current chief of staff, that's fucking retarded. My company has several GMC vehicles that had/have problems and have to go back to the dealer, who's holding GMC's feet to the fire ? ........ :cuckoo:
     
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    and so is google news? AFP?

    AFP: Is US bullying Toyota on recall?

     
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    Were those problems on such a large scale as Toyota's? Any recall usually makes the news, but this is a massive one.
     

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