(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Jan 22 - The media storm over the recent recalls of Toyota and Lexus vehicles has abated for now, but the lesson for all automakers is clear: Even well-established brands can suffer significantly--and quickly--because of quality or safety missteps. And when it comes to selling vehicles, a brand's image is vital. In an article just published on RatingsDirect, titled, The Importance Of Safety And Quality In Vehicle Buying Decisions, ...
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