Putting the pedal to the metal: Ford sued for cars that may accelerate unintentionally

A multistate lawsuit was filed Thursday claiming 2002-10 Ford Motor vehicles contain a “design defect” in the electronic control of the gas pedals, making them vulnerable to unintended acceleration. The lawsuit, filed in a West Virginia federal court on behalf of 20 Ford owners in 14 states, is seeking class-action status. The suit alleges...

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