US: Toyota to counter professor's acceleration claims
Independent and Toyota engineers will later today (8 March, 2010) duplicate the demonstration referred to by Professor David Gilbert, a professor of automotive technology at Southern Illinois University, in his Congressional testimony to "show that the sequence and nature of manipulated faults in the Gilbert demonstration are completely unrealistic under real-world conditions and can easily be reproduced on a wide range of vehicles made by other manufacturers", according to a Toyota statement issued in the US.
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