Override System May Save Chrysler From Toyota's Fate

Law360, New York (May 3, 2010, 9:36 AM EDT) -- Amid Chrysler Group LLC's revelation Monday that federal investigators were looking at potential sticking accelerator pedal problems in some 10,000 Dodge Caliber vehicles, experts are speculating that the vehicles' override brake system may help the automaker avoid Toyota Motor Corp.'s liability headaches.

When the automaker took to the Internet Monday morning with news that the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration was looking at possible pedal problems in 10,000 Dodge Caliber vehicles built in 2006, it went out of its way to point out that the vehicles...
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