Bob Carter, Toytoa Scrum, at the 2010 Chicago auto show

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager – Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc held a scrum after the unveil of the redesigned Toyota Avalon.

How many cars were involved in the stop sale? Are the dealers fixing the customers cars first, or working on the ones they want to sale?

Are all the plants back in operation?

Will Toyota be changing suppliers?

Was this a mechanical or electronic problem?

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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 member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.