Toyota Facing New Evidence In Acceleration MDL

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 7:37 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs suing Toyota Motor Corp. over problems with sudden unintended acceleration have revised their lawsuit to include supposedly new evidence of internal e-mails showing the automaker knew years ago that some models required brake override systems to stop sudden speed-ups.

The first amended consolidated complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, represents more than 40 million consumers and companies who purchased or leased Toyota vehicles made in the U.S. with throttle control systems, according to plaintiffs' co-lead counsel Hagens...
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