Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. executives say the auto maker has conducted some 4,200 field investigations over reports of unintended acceleration without yielding a shred of evidence pointing to faulty electronic throttle controls (ETCs). “It proves the robustness of our electronic throttle controls,” says Bob Waltz, vice president-product quality and services support at TMUSA. “It validates that it is indeed safe for our customers.” Toyota has been trying to repair its once ...

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