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CHP report seemingly sides with Sikes on case of the Runaway Prius

In reality, the California Highway Patrol isn't taking sides with anyone regarding the recent speeding Prius of Jim Sikes. But the CHP doesn't see any reason to doubt Sikes' version of events that led to his hybrid reaching speeds of around 90 miles per hour, apparently unable to bring the barreling vehicle to a stop. Also of note is the fact that a Border Patrol agent had also responded a

CHP report seemingly sides with Sikes on case of the Runaway Prius

In reality, the California Highway Patrol isn't taking sides with anyone regarding the recent speeding Prius of Jim Sikes. But the CHP doesn't see any reason to doubt Sikes' version of events that led to his hybrid reaching speeds of around 90 miles per hour, apparently unable to bring the barreling vehicle to a stop. Also of note is the fact that a Border Patrol agent had also responded a

Toyota releases preliminary test results in "runaway Prius" case

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Report: Feds probing Prius' unintended acceleration incident, no new recall issued

The fall-out of yesterday's Toyota Prius unintended acceleration incident in California – a car got up to speeds of over 90 miles per hour in a 20-minute event – now includes an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA has dispatched two investigators to look into what happened, while

Second-gen Prius involved in unintended acceleration incident in CA *UPDATE

Amid all of its other problems recently, Toyota is trying to figure out what, exactly, is wrong with the brakes on the Prius. An incident on the San Diego County freeway makes it look like the second-generation Prius might (repeat, might) be involved in the unintended acceleration issue

Feds subpoena Toyota documents over Prius recall, more

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Prius braking problem is apparently quite difficult to recreate

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Toyota President apologizes... again, calls situation a "crisis" *UPDATE

Fifteen days after Toyota announced a recall of 2.3 million vehicles in the U.S. for sticking accelerator pedals, the company's president and grandson of its founder made a formal apology at an evening news conference in Japan on Friday night (early morning EST). Akio Toyoda has been largely silent during the last two weeks as his company struggles to contain the fallout from recal

Breaking: NHTSA opens investigation into Prius brake issue

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Report: Toyota Prius brakes under investigation by Japanese, U.S. governments

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Report: Japanese government orders investigation of 3rd gen Prius brakes

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Autoblog Podcast #159 - Reilly Brennan from AOL Autos comes by the podcast clubhouse

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