Sen. Vows To Keep Heat On NHTSA Over Toyota Investigation

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Monday he would continue to probe the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's handling of an investigation into an alleged Toyota Corp. unintended-acceleration defect, despite the agency's insistence it studied the issue exhaustively.

Grassley questioned the thoroughness of NHTSA and NASA investigations into the alleged defect in a July 12 letter to NHTSA. The agencies concluded in separate 2011 reports that there was no evidence an electronics malfunction was to blame for the acceleration problems in Toyota cars.

NHTSA answered Grassley's...
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