The U.S. government is behind the campaigns that GM and Ford have recently launched, in which owners of Toyota models are tempted with significant bonuses if they change their car, according to Japanese media
The Americans exaggerate in general opinion, the U.S. television broadcasting repeatedly the testimony of a woman from Tennessee who went through a traumatic experience in 2006, when the Lexus copy she was driving accelerated suddenly and the woman was close to a fatal accident.
Toyota made a gesture that has tarnished its image, Toyota recalling in service, vehicles for inspection at the accelerator, this time involving additional costs.
The remedial procedure developed by Toyota engineers includes the installation of a steel plate in the throttle assembly, designed to create a space that reduces friction within the mechanism.
Given the imminent bankruptcy of GM and Ford in the general acceptance they would not have the necessary resources to recall in service, vehicle owners to prove or improve something as the Toyota staff did.
From other sources, all this advertising was made due to boundless despair for those from GM and Ford, speculating the idea, as that they have use unfair competition by distorting the truth in order to make negative advertising to those from Toyota, in this way, hoping for a rescue from bankruptcy.
The specialists say that many accidents occur due to human factor and that bugs can be found at all automakers, none of them not being directly responsible.
Some say that GM was not able to save any loan from which they benefited from U.S. government, provides the advantage that, according to Japanese media, the American legislature portrays the people from Toyota as “thugs and bastards”
According to statistics, in the U.S., Lexus and Toyota permanently win against Mercedes and BMW, and Toyota was also No. 1 in reliability.
Japan’s conservative governor, Shintaro Ishihara, believes that “If these problems would have arisen at Ford or GM, the whole story would have been different. The United States shown artfulness “.