Demanding Recall Documents, the Feds Crank Up the Heat on Toyota

Amid the recent flood of recalls by Toyota Motor (TM), the federal government has appeared about as meek in looking into the matters as the carmaker has been less than forthcoming. But it seems Uncle Sam has finally got some backbone. Regulators on Tuesday demanded that the world's largest automaker supply documents proving that it acted "in a timely manner" in recalling some 6 million cars in the U.S.