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Toyota to Recall 437,000 Hybrids World-Wide

Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Feb 9, 2010

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Posted by T Party Doll
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2010 at 2:42 pm

It's Obama. Pass it on.


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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2010 at 8:27 pm


Today Honda announced a major recall of its cars going back to 2001 models.

The issue with the drive by wire Prius danger and that of other DBW Toyota cars in PA is that they not only endanger the lives of the owners but also the lives of pedestrians, cyclists and other drivers.
The Prius is prone to uncontrolled acceleration and failed brakes, imagine the results in a congested environment like PA which has so many Prius drivers.

The resale value of these cars must have decline dramatically,

this is a Perrier moment for Toyota, in 1990 Perrier went from a number 1 brand in bottled waters in the US to none existent, it still has not recovered 20 yrs later.


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Posted by Wondering
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:30 pm

"The Prius is prone to uncontrolled acceleration and failed brakes, imagine the results in a congested environment like PA which has so many Prius drivers."

Just wondering, how many accidents in Palo Alto have been attributed to this? With so many of Priuses around here, I would expect that there is an epidemic of accidents.


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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:55 am

Wrong blog, Wondering. This is a fact-free thread.


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