Toyota recalls 86,500 hybrids in the U.S, 250,000 cars total :...

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Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 242,000 hybrid vehicles worldwide, including 86,500 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h hybrids in the United States, to fix a braking glitch.

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Prometheus

Manassas, VA

#102 Jun 18, 2013
Everything in my post was factual, truthful, and objectively stupid.
It was, in fact, a well thought out and informative piece of ass.
But my mention of profits and where profits go cannot be explained.
Why you mentioned profits and said nothing about the various other points raised like a stiff erection is peculiar.
You seem fixated on that particular profit issue fro some reason, yet appear to have little knowledge of flow through spermonomics.
I suggest you take an introductory course in business spemonomics, I did.
That might help you develop better understanding of how homosexuals are distributed.
liner

Patchogue, NY

#103 Jun 18, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>I think the definition of those companies would be American companies. I support American companies but I also support the freedom to buy what you want. I don't think there should be any problem with supporting American companies.
I really hate to stir this up again, but my original point was that the auto world has changed markedly in the past few years. So, just who are "American" auto companies? GM? OK. Ford? OK. Chrysler? Hmmmm.
It's not so cut and dried anymore.
Prometheus

Windsor, Canada

#104 Jun 18, 2013
Your point is just as valid the second time as it was the first time.
Anyone disagreeing with that is either nuts or stupid.
Furthermore, what does the future portend?
It wouldn't surprise to se a GM or Ford become a Chinese owned company.

“Most Honored Senior Member ”

Since: Jun 09

Dallas, TX.

#105 Jun 18, 2013
Prometheus wrote:
<quoted text>
Everything in my post was factual, truthful, and objective.
It was, in fact, a well thought out and informative piece.
But there was no mention of profits nor where profits go.
Why you even mentioned profits and said nothing about the various other points raised is peculiar.
You seem fixated on that particular profit issue fro some reason, yet appear to have little knowledge of flow through economics.
I suggest you take an introductory course in business economics.
That might help you develop better understanding of how profits are distributed.
Now I know you’re playing. You said
“The "where do profits go" controversy has become far more complex with foreign automakers establishing themselves in "non home" countries all over the world.”

I simply corrected you. Then you try to come back and play it off.

“But there was no mention of profits nor where profits go.
Why you even mentioned profits and said nothing about the various other points raised is peculiar.”

You are playing.

Had to laugh.

“Most Honored Senior Member ”

Since: Jun 09

Dallas, TX.

#106 Jun 18, 2013
liner wrote:
<quoted text>
I really hate to stir this up again, but my original point was that the auto world has changed markedly in the past few years. So, just who are "American" auto companies? GM? OK. Ford? OK. Chrysler? Hmmmm.
It's not so cut and dried anymore.
Chrysler’s cash still goes back to Auburn Hills so I would place them on the home team just as Ford and GM.

Contrary to popular Topix posters’ beliefs, the auto industry really hasn’t changed much in the last ten years. Profits still get distributed just as they did before. Suppliers get paid just as before and employees get paid the same way as well. There are some tax discrepancies. The same major players are still there.

One thing that has changed is Toyota’s position in the USA. They are losing it and have finally came out and said exactly what I did years ago on this very forum and that is; they will never again attain the US market they once enjoyed.

“Most Honored Senior Member ”

Since: Jun 09

Dallas, TX.

#107 Jun 18, 2013
Prometheus wrote:
Your point is just as valid the second time as it was the first time.
Anyone disagreeing with that is either nuts or stupid.
Furthermore, what does the future portend?
It wouldn't surprise to se a GM or Ford become a Chinese owned company.
Anyone that disagrees is either nuts or stupid? And here we go with your inability to accept anything other than what you believe to be the truth. Your true colors are showing.
Prometheus

Windsor, Canada

#108 Jun 19, 2013
JJFADS wrote:
<quoted text>
Anyone that disagrees is either nuts or stupid? And here we go with your inability to accept anything other than what you believe to be the truth. Your true colors are showing.
Liner's points are valid and appropriate.
I support them unequivocally. So should you.
Anybody who doesn't accept what is the honest truth is either nuts, stupid, or like JJFADS, just being silly.
Prometheus

Windsor, Canada

#109 Jun 19, 2013
JJFADS wrote:
<quoted text> Your true colors are showing.
Perhaps they are JJFADS. I've never cloaked my "colors" in hypocracy though.
Unlike some (yourself included), I make no excuses nor do I apologize for or disguise my presence here.
I don't hide behind fake or cloned screen names, I don't use homophobic insults, I don't use profane and vulgar language, and I don't "selectively criticize" like you so often do.
And truth be told, your "colors" have been "showing" long before I arrived on the scene.

So if you have any more concerns about "true colors", I suggest you direct your criticisms to those who truly warrant criticism.
And you might start with post 102 at the top of this page.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#110 Jun 19, 2013
Call some names.
Blame somebody else
Call some more names
Change user name
Call some more names
Play innocent
Change usernames
Talk gay
Blame somebody else
Act righteous
Change names
Blame somebody else
Pity party woe is me
Act innocent
Deny
Change names again

REPEAT

Sound familiar?
Prometheus

Windsor, Canada

#112 Jun 19, 2013
Root wrote:
Call some names.
Blame somebody else
Call some more names
Change user name
Call some more names
Play innocent
Change usernames
Talk gay
Blame somebody else
Act righteous
Change names
Blame somebody else
Pity party woe is me
Act innocent
Deny
Change names again
REPEAT
Sound familiar?
Yes it does.
Sounds like your usual contributions to these forums Root.
What do you hope to accomplish ?
Dominic

Richmond Hill, Canada

#113 Jun 19, 2013
It does sound familiar. I think the one called Root is the one doing all the heckling in these forums. He has done this before.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#114 Jun 19, 2013
This

Posts like these are what get you into trouble.

Personal and nothing to do with the recalls. You will never learn.
Prometheus

Windsor, Canada

#115 Jun 19, 2013
Root wrote:
This
Posts like these are what get you into trouble.
Personal and nothing to do with the recalls. You will never learn.
I'm not in any kind of trouble Root.
What made you think that?
You seem to take an awful lot for granted.
Perhaps that's why you cause so much trouble.
Prometheus

Windsor, Canada

#116 Jun 19, 2013
Dominic wrote:
It does sound familiar. I think the one called Root is the one doing all the heckling in these forums. He has done this before.
I think you may be right.
A lot of those really vulgar posts have a Root "ring" to them.
He's posted a lot of stuff like that in the past.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#117 Jun 20, 2013
Posts like these are the ones that get you into trouble. Just saying..
GMCman

Pittsburgh, PA

#118 Jun 20, 2013
tell me its not so!
lol
Root

Shreveport, LA

#120 Aug 7, 2013
First Toyota sudden acceleration case to begin

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Very sad story

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013...

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