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Could Other Stories of Prius Runaways Be The Cause of More Prius Stories?

Posted on March 22, 2010 in Toyota | No Comments
Could Other Stories of Prius Runaways Be The Cause of More Prius Stories? It is true that there have been numerous stories that have been released over the past several weeks concerning serious acceleration problems in the Prius vehicle that is manufactured by the Toyota Company, and it is a major problem that has caused the recall of millions of vehicles. Now causing a bit of concern and wonder is the Prius second-generation vehicles, which had also been recalled because of the possibility that they could also pose serious situations involving unintended acceleration due to problems of the floor mats in the vehicles. One incident involving the second-generation Prius was when a driver’s vehicle reached the unintended acceleration of 94 mph while the operator was driving on one of California’s highways. Ultimately it was found that the floor mat was  [...]

Another Crash Occurs in New York From Acceleration of a Prius

Posted on March 16, 2010 in Electric Vehicle | No Comments
Another Crash Occurs in New York From Acceleration of a Prius Reports have been made that in New York, there has been yet another popular hybrid of the Toyota Company that ended up unintentionally accelerating, just a day after a high-profile accident that occurred that involved a Prius owner losing control of the vehicle in the area of Southern California. This time however, the vehicle rammed into a stone wall, instead of the driver ultimately gaining control over the vehicle as the day before. Fortunately, the operator was simply backing out of the driveway of her home located in Harrison, NY. The 56 year old owner of the vehicle did not suffer from any type of life-threatening injuries as the vehicle began to accelerate across the street. A police chief did however state that the crash caused the flying of “some pretty big boulders”  [...]

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