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Auto Industry / Toyota Recall #952305

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 03, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The recall by Toyota of 3.8 million "runaway" vehicles with floor mat problems examined; 911 call from people in a car with a stuck accelerator that killed four played. [Toyota drivers Saskia McLEAN††, Marianna EISNER††- recount what happened to their cars.] [Crash victim attorney Don SLAVIK†- comments on a glitch.] Graph of escalating complaints about Toyota vehicles from 2001 to 2004 shown. [Analyst Sean KANE††- says it is more than floor mats.] [Online, Toyota Motor Sales vice president Bob DALY†- denies the theories.] Transportation Department statement about a Toyota "defect" quoted & possible problems with the design of the gas peddle discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Later coverage on "Nightline" noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian

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