Blame Game

8/4/2016, 3:14:00 AM , duration(0:0:2)
Society & Culture
In the summer and fall of 2009, hundreds of Toyota owners came forward with an alarming allegation: Their cars were suddenly and uncontrollably accelerating. Toyota was forced to recall 10 million vehicles, pay a fine of more than $1 billion, and settle countless lawsuits. The consensus was that there was something badly wrong with the world’s most popular cars. Except that there wasn’t. What happens when hysteria overtakes common sense? <br><br>To learn more about the topics covered in this episode, visit <a href="http://www.RevisionistHistory.com">www.RevisionistHistory.com</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>