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FBI raids Toyota supplier

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by upnthebid, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:08 PM
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    upnthebid

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    What do you make of this?

    "CHICAGO - THE US offices of Toyota supplier Denso were raided by the FBI as part of an antitrust investigation, the Japanese company said on Wednesday.

    News of the raid came as Toyota president Akio Toyoda was being grilled by US lawmakers about defects which have led to accidents and millions of auto recalls."
     
  2. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:10 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Now that they think they have Toyota on the ropes, we are gonna see a lot more of this crap.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    dbronzo

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    Link to the article?
     
  4. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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  6. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:12 PM
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    more people than toyota use denso...and denso stuff is good
     
  7. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    Toyota is getting to much crap if you will come on now look at GM.. I think its the hate of the best car/truck company in the US..When i say hate i mean Jealously..
     
  8. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:17 PM
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  10. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    Hey wait...isn't denso a supplier of all japanese car parts or do they do domestic also ?
     
  11. Feb 24, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    Now somebody tell me this is not government working for UAW .... More reasons to stick with Toyota....
     
  12. Feb 24, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    I think all this Toyota bashing is to shore up GM. I mean look who has money tied up in GM and who is holding Toyots feet to the fire. The US Goobermint. Call me loco.:D
     
  13. Feb 24, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    Yea I thought so....If this is the case i'm sorry to say that the us "union" & Government Motors are somehow behind this....If you dig deep and hard into any business you'll find dirt. That is the way it is, there are soooo many rungs to a large corporation that even if the top head doesnt know it half the company can be into shady dealings. Either way i'm toughing it out with my tacoma and supporting toyota ( as long as they remedy the issue in an urgent manner )
     
  14. Feb 24, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    Craziness
     
  15. Feb 24, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    This shit is just getting ridiculous. Pretty soon the country is going to revolt against the all Washington corruption.
     
  16. Feb 24, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    They do domestic too. I sell Chevy parts and some of them are Denso. Corvette speedometer, Trailblazer O2 sensor, Cobalt steering motor, and I'm sure I'm missing some. Denso probably supplies every car manufacturer in the world with something. Some of the newer GM ac compressors and alternators are Denso also.
     
  17. Feb 24, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    But that would be for a good reason.


    Antitrust investigation? Is this for real? I can tell you why people by Toyota vehicles. They are solid, reliable cars that are better than most other vehicles in their class. That's why I bought mine. Antitrust....scoff....I needed that tonight :rolleyes:
     
  18. Feb 24, 2010 at 7:34 PM
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    I heard Denso has been hoarding things in the bank...






    Now if I could only remember if it was the left bank or the right bank of the V6?:D
     
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