As you all know by now, it seems that the recent runaway Toyota Prius incident was actually a hoax, as both the National Highway Traffic Safety Association and Toyota have found in two separate investigations that James Sikes didn’t follow the prescribed procedures in order to stop his “unintentionally accelerating” Prius.
We’ve already revealed the findings of the two investigations, but now Toyota has released a video in which it shows the testing procedures to which the runaway Prius was subjected. In it, the company reveals that the results aren’t accurate to what Sikes stated after the incident, and that all of the fail safe systems were working fine.
To see how a second generation Toyota Prius was tested and how it can be stopped during an unintended acceleration event, hit the jump.
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