In sizzling Congressional testimony, Toyota takes flak for electronic interference
February 23, 2010, 3:38 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Appearing before a House committee, Toyota stuck to its line about sticky pedals and floor mats, but investigators, victims and expert witnesses aren't buying it.
Sudden acceleration: Electronic interference could be a cause
February 2, 2010, 2:15 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Today's cars use 'throttle by wire' technology, and it's possible that the electronic signals could be jammed by other devices in your vehicle's complex computerized environment.
Sudden acceleration: What to do when it happens to you
January 29, 2010, 12:42 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
If it seems scary, that's because it is. The specter of unintended acceleration shouldn't stop you from driving, but you'll need to be prepared for an incident that can occur very quickly.
Sudden acceleration: Toyota admits its runaway-car situation is serious
January 22, 2010, 2:58 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Toyota initially blamed floor mats, then it launched another huge recall. Now, the Japanese car giant is halting sales of some of its top-selling models to address mechanically sticking gas pedals. People want answers.