Toyota to test electronics theory Monday

Posted By Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - We could find out Monday if Toyota can disprove allegations that its electronics systems caused the sudden acceleration problems.

An Illinois professor told congress last week that he was able to recreate sudden acceleration in a Toyota vehicle by manipulating its electronics.

The automaker plans to duplicate the scenario at an event Monday.

Toyota insists that faulty gas pedals are to blame.

The malfunction has forced the recall of more than eight million vehicles.

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