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.