Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda's Apology: 'I Take Full Responsibility'

The CEO of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, told Congress he took "full responsibility" for the safety defects in the company's cars that have been linked to the deaths of 39 Americans. Toyoda did not bow in apology as he had repeatedly in his appearances in Japan, but he struck a humble tone in contrast to allegations the company had been arrogant, indifferent and "safety deaf." "I myself, as well as Toyota, am not perfect," the 52-year old grandson of the company founder said. "I, more than anyone,...Full Story
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