BREAKING-LaHood blocking favorable data on Toyota problem

DETROIT—Senior officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation have at least temporarily blocked the release of findings by auto-safety regulators that could favor Toyota Motor Corp. in some crashes related to unintended acceleration, according to a recently retired agency official.

George Person, who retired July 3 after 27 years at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said in an interview that the decision to not go public with the data for now was made over the objections of some officials at NHTSA.

"The information was compiled. The report was finished and submitted," Mr. Person said. "When I asked why it hadn't been published, I was told that the secretary's office didn't want to release it," he added, referring to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870399930457539952334944363...

One of these days, someone in this administration is getting slapped with Abuse Of Power Charges.

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what happened to dogboy on this subject?

LOL--He is Conspicious by his silence.....anyone surprised?
Guess wolfman/AFL-CIO got caught with their pants down...EUUUUU. sorry about that vision.

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.-Ben Franklin

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KABC) -- A man convicted and imprisoned for vehicular manslaughter has been freed because he was driving a Toyota. http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=7597249

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On the Chevrolet Malibu
http://www.lemonlawclaims.com/chevrolet_malibu_brake%20defect.htm

On the Chevy Tahoe
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/automotive/gm_tahoe_brakes.html

On the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra
http://townhall-talk.edmunds.com/direct/view/.f0d4fe5/13

On the Chevy Suburban 1500
http://www.aboutautomobile.com/Complaint/2001/Chevrolet/Suburban+1500/Hy...

On the Chevy Cobalt and Cadilac Escalade
http://www.lemonauto.com/complaints/gm/chevrolet_colorado.htm

On the Chevy Aveo
http://www.allworldauto.com/comments/chevrolet_aveo_comments_and_complai...

On the GMC Canyon
http://www.automotive.com/2005/12/gmc/canyon/recalls/index.html

On the Chevy HHR
http://blogs.cars.com/kickingtires/2008/02/recall-alert--1.html

On the Chevy Traverse
http://www.automobilemag.com/am/2009/chevrolet/traverse/recalls.html

On the GMC Envoy
http://www.lemonauto.com/complaints/gm/gmc_envoy.htm

Oh, and besides brake problems. GM lost $80MILLION in a sudden acceleration lawsuit.
http://suddenacceleration.com/?p=375
"In what is being called the largest known verdict in a case over the sudden acceleration of a motor vehicle, General Motors Corp. has been ordered to pay $80 million to a Missouri woman whose car sped out of control while backing down the driveway."

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a
socialist.

Smackdown!!!! I suppose the government's gonna make all of those "problems" go away, not the actual brake problems mind you, but the problem that it's being made public for car buyers to see. Uncle Maobama can't be havin informed car buyers now, can he? They might not buy Gringo Motors anymore, and all those poor Mexicans building the new Chevy Tamale would be put out of work.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

The fruits of MY labor are not a social commodity.

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