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Old 02-02-2010, 08:17 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
Hi Carlos,

I heard that CTS gets only 3% of their revenue from Toyota, so I'm fairly sure they are making similar units for someone else. Didn't Ford have a "sudden acceleration" problem a couple of years ago? And the Audi 5000 was mentioned...

Yes, and there are other terrible problems -- like Ford trucks bursting into flames sitting in the driveway (at night) -- I think it was a cruise control component overheating...
My Escort GT caught on fire. Shorted ignition switch.

The Audi 5000 had a UI incident, yes. Funny, though. It had a cable accelerator, IIRC.
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