Toyota Must Face Trial in Sudden-Acceleration Lawsuit

A federal judge in Santa Ana, California, made final his ruling denying Toyota Motor Corp. (7203)’s request for summary judgment in a lawsuit alleging that one of its vehicles suddenly accelerated, causing an accident that resulted in an injury.

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