Sunday, March 7, 2010

Toyota Distances Itself from Differing Professor

Toyota says that two of their executives stepping down from the SIUC School of Automotive Technology's advisory board should not been seen as punitive toward the university because they dispute Dr. David Gilbert's allegations, rather they are trying to avoid the appearance that they may be in a position to influence the professor's research.

Dr. David Gilbert recently appeared on ABC News with Brian Ross, where he demonstrated that the sudden acceleration problems with Toyota cars were due to a faulty computer and testified to that effect before Congress, while the company blames a problem with the gas pedal.

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Related: Dr. Gilbert's Testimony Before Congress (Morning Session)
              Some Still Complaining About Toyotas After Fix

Update: Toyota Counters Dr. Gilbert and ABC's Claim
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