Bob Carter, Toyota, at the 2009 LA autoshow

Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager – Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc met me at the Toyota Sienna at the 2009 Los Angeles auto show.

Carter talked about the Prius, and the future of the plug-in electric Prius.

Carter also talked about the recall because of the pedal/floor mats. Carter told us what Toyota had found out and how they were going to take care of the problems.

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Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.