Was the ‘runaway Prius’ a giant hoax?

It appears the story about the Prius with the sticky accelerator, an incident that dealt another massive blow to Toyota, may be a hoax. Last week, California man James Sikes phone 9-1-1 and claimed the gas pedal on his 2008 Toyota Prius was stuck. He was driving on a San Diego County expressway when the incident happened.  “According to [a Congressional memo], obtained over the weekend by the Associated Press, efforts to duplicate the circumstances with the accelerator…

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