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Runaway Toyota Prius: Original story questioned after failed re-run

We have more on the ‘runaway’ Toyota Prius story now, as it has been reported that an official attempt at a re-run of the incident has failed, leading to questions surrounding the truth of the original story.

As reported from CNET, U.S. government agency and Toyota attempted to replicate the now infamous runaway Prius incident in San Diego, but failed to do so.

An official memo for the incident has now detailed that it is ‘not likely’ that the gas pedal would be stuck while hitting the brakes at the same time, contrary to reports from James Sikes, the Prius owner in question.

Officials are now saying the whole thing ‘does not add up’, which is now likely to lead to a further investigation until a conclusion can be met.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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