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Brake Override to Become Standard?

Chevy Volt On the heels of Toyota's apparent problems with unintended acceleration, today, General Motors announced that it would make brake override systems standard on all of its passenger vehicles by the end of 2012. It's another move that indicates … Continue reading

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Toyota Responds to Accelerator Test

Today, Toyota responded to the specific tests conducted by Professor David Gilbert that cast some doubt on the electrical and computer integrity of some of the company's throttle-by-wire systems. Essentially, Prof. Gilbert tried to show that an electrical short circuit … Continue reading

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Complaints About Toyota Fixes

Brake lights ahead Does anyone know for certain what exactly is wrong with all of Toyota's accelerator systems? No. But at least one fact is now clear: Electronic throttle-by-wire systems are not infallible, and the very nature of the technology … Continue reading

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