Recalled Toyotas have been yanked from used-vehicle auction blocks, but resale values should be protected if Toyota handles
recall with “transparency,” according to a local analyst.
Like most companies that make thousands of parts in automobiles, Elkhart-based CTS Corp. was virtually unknown to the average
car buyer. That was until its gas pedal was blamed for big problems with some very popular cars.
Toyota is halting production at six North American car-assembly plants—including Indiana facilities in Princeton and
Lafayette—beginning the week of Feb. 1 to fix gas pedals that could stick and cause acceleration without warning.