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    Posts Tagged ‘Unintended accerlation’

  • Two automakers agree to settle unintended acceleration cases Wednesday, February 29, 2012 � by jg

    Safety Research & Strategies: It’s not just Toyota that faces allegations of sudden unintended acceleration; Kia and Subaru have both reached confidential settlements regarding similar issues with their vehicles.

  • The latest on Chevy Volt and Toyota issues Wednesday, January 25, 2012 � by jg

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it did not find a safety defect that caused fires in Chevy’s Volt hybrid, but the agency has come under additional scrutiny for its investigation into sudden unintended acceleration issues in Toyotas.

  • Safety research group files suit over Toyota acceleration records Thursday, December 8, 2011 � by jg

    Detroit News: The suit filed by Safety Research & Strategies seeks records connected to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s investigation into Toyota acceleration issues.

  • Florida judge says Ford had “a calculated plan to interfere with the judicial system” Wednesday, July 27, 2011 � by jg

    In reversing a jury verdict finding Ford not liable for injuries caused by the unintended acceleration of a 1991 Aerostar, Judge William Swigert said the automaker hid or destroyed records relating to similar problems and used “misleading and fraudulent” techniques at trial.

  • The Daily Journal on Toyota’s efforts to avoid punitive damages Friday, October 1, 2010 � by eric

    The Daily Journal’s Gabe Friedman had a very nice piece on the looming legal tug-of-war over punitive damages in cases against Toyota alleging sudden unintended acceleration that results in death or injuries.