The accidents that resulted made headlines, caused deaths, and helped Toyota sales plummet.
Now, NASA engineers say the sudden accelerations could be caused only by "sticking" pedals and a design flaw that allowed pedals to get trapped by floor mats.
Toyota has since recalled nearly 8 million vehicles in the U.S.
Tonight at 11, we have reaction and what it means for Toyota.
Also at 11, we're following developments in a fatal construction accident that killed two workers on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Two men were killed when they beam where they were working gave way; the workers fell more than 60 feet. The project: A church under construction at the site of a former parking garage ? under construction for several years. It also has a dozen violations from the Buildings Dept. over the past four years, including an active violation for failing an annual elevator inspection test in October.
Today's deadly accident occurred near the external elevator.
Weather is also making news, again. Meteorologist Lee Goldberg, who's spent this winter tracking 9 storms, tonight is tracking a bitter cold front, that will send temps plummeting to dangerous levels.
And we're looking into the latest condo auctions in New York ? this time a lot of new condos in Long Island City in Queens. Talk about bargains. David Novarro has our story, tonight at 11.
We'll also have any breaking news of the night, plus Rob Powers with the night's sports. I hope you can join Liz Cho and me, tonight at 11.