Source: The Detroit News
quote: At least the car companies are the ones implementing the technology
quote: I'd still put off purchasing a new car until they get all the V1 issues sorted out.
quote: On February 8, 2011, the NHTSA, in collaboration with NASA, released its findings into the investigation on the Toyota drive-by-wire throttle system. After a 10-month search, NASA and NHTSA scientists found no electronic defect in Toyota vehicles. Driver error or pedal misapplication was found responsible for most of the incidents. The report ended stating, "Our conclusion is Toyota's problems were mechanical, not electrical." This included sticking accelerator pedals, and pedals caught under floor mats.
quote: ... or simply propose add them to the advanced features part of its New Car Assessment program
quote: I bet people like you were railing against cellphones 20 years ago.