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I watched BBC earlier tonight and their UK spokesman a Mr.BrownLee said the company knew the accelerator peddle was a 'quality' issue rather than a
'safety' issue back in 2008!
And they have just recalled 3.8 million of the worldwide already that included 2007 to latest Camry. Look out Toyota, you're in deep doo-doo in the Good Ol US of Lawsuit.
I'm expected a 1971 Ford Pinto UK House of Lords outcome on this one. But this time in a US court.
Reporting from Washington - Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Wednesday advised drivers of Toyota vehicles recalled because of sudden acceleration problems to stop driving them and take them to a dealer for repairs.
His comments to a congressional committee reviewing the agency's proposed 2011 budget came after LaHood told reporters that U.S. officials would look into complaints about problems with brakes on Toyota's popular Prius hybrid sedan after reports that Japan's government has asked the company to investigate the issue.
LaHood also strongly defended the actions of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which reports to him, in the investigation of sudden acceleration due to gas pedal problems in several models made by Toyota that has led to a massive recall by the company. During a breakfast with reporters here Wednesday sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor, LaHood's staff distributed a 2 1/2 -page handout that included a timeline of actions by the NHTSA since March 2007 on the issue.
And here's a few links to that terrible 71 Ford Pinto.