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Toyota knew of accelerator pedal problem in UK a year ago

The Times, 2 February 2010
Publié le : 2 février 2010
 Robert Lea 

"Toyota, the Japanese motor manufacturer that is recalling millions of defective cars around the world, knew in the UK a year ago that accelerator pedals in its cars were jamming.

"The admission came amid reports in Canada that class-action lawsuits have been launched against Toyota, demanding compensation for injuries sustained by out-of-control cars.

"The scare is threatening to spread to Renault. It has emerged that nearly 100,000 Peugeot 107 and Citroën C1 models may be affected as they share parts with Toyota and now Renault has said that it is monitoring the situation since it shares the same Toyota pedal supplier, CTS Corp of the US, on some models."

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