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Tesla Says Only Drivers Can Accelerate Unintentionally, Not Its Cars
Tesla Says Only Drivers Can Accelerate Unintentionally, Not Its Cars

21 Jan 2020, 10:10 UTC / Tesla short-seller files a petition with the NHTSA calling for an investigation into unintended acceleration that has led to crashes

 
Toyota's First Unintended Acceleration Trial Dismissed
Toyota's First Unintended Acceleration Trial Dismissed

1 Oct 2011, 17:25 UTC / Toyota's first unintended acceleration trial has been dismissed by US District Judge James V. Selna due to jurisdiction issues - it was judged in California and it seems that it should have tak...

 
Group Challenges NASA's Unintended Acceleration Report
Group Challenges NASA's Unintended Acceleration Report

24 May 2011, 05:26 UTC / If you haven't gotten tired already of the debate surrounding the now historic Toyota unintended acceleration issues of last year, then here's, once again, a little something to get your b...

 
NHTSA Looking into Ford Freestyle Unintended Acceleration
NHTSA Looking into Ford Freestyle Unintended Acceleration

16 May 2011, 09:28 UTC / The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it has opened an investigation centered on the Ford Freestyle crossover, after it has received countless complaints on unintended acceler...

 
Jury Blames Driver in Toyota Unintended Acceleration Case
Jury Blames Driver in Toyota Unintended Acceleration Case

2 Apr 2011, 16:10 UTC / Having been at the center of unwanted attention last year, when it had to conduct a major recall in order to stave off fears that either a floor mat problem or an electronic throttle control issue m...

 
Judge Rejects Toyota Request to Dismiss Lawsuits
Judge Rejects Toyota Request to Dismiss Lawsuits

20 Nov 2010, 11:32 UTC / On Friday, Japanese manufacturer Toyota went on the offensive, announcing that it has filed a motion to dismiss lawsuits filed against it on the grounds of unintended acceleration. Unfortunately for...

 
Toyota Crash Kills 2, Accelerator Problem Cited as Cause
Toyota Crash Kills 2, Accelerator Problem Cited as Cause

16 Nov 2010, 09:40 UTC / Even if nearly a year has passed since the unintended acceleration bubble popped in Toyota's back yard, the problems are far from over. Despite the huge recall conducted by Toyota, the biggest ...

 
Toyota Denies Having Proved Unintended Acceleration
Toyota Denies Having Proved Unintended Acceleration

29 Oct 2010, 06:42 UTC / Even if more than a fair period of time has passed since Japanese manufacturer Toyota was forced to conduct the largest recall the world has ever seen, the effects of that action still cause some tr...

 
Toyota Highlander Fatal Crash Investigated by the NHTSA
Toyota Highlander Fatal Crash Investigated by the NHTSA

28 Apr 2010, 09:01 UTC / There's no such thing as bad publicity, right? Well, Toyota might not approve of that, considering the wave of bad news the Japanese company had to endure in the past few months. And now, once ...

 
Toyota Agrees to Pay Record $16.4 Million Fine
Toyota Agrees to Pay Record $16.4 Million Fine

19 Apr 2010, 07:22 UTC / Although not official, word is Japanese carmaker Toyota will not challenge the record $16.4 million fine dictated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for delaying the recal...

 
First Hearing in Toyota Acceleration Lawsuit on May 13
First Hearing in Toyota Acceleration Lawsuit on May 13

16 Apr 2010, 08:34 UTC / James Selna, the judge appointed by the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to oversee the lawsuits in Toyota's unintended acceleration cases has decided to call all lawyer...