U.S. to test Lexus model cited in Toyota hearings

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By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have purchased and will test the Lexus ES 350 once owned by a Tennessee woman whose testimony this week in Congress personalized allegations of unintended acceleration in Toyota Motor Corp vehicles. The Transportation Department said on Friday the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would conduct the evaluation at its research center in Ohio, but seek outside expertise, if necessary. Rhonda Smith told the House ...

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