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List of vehicles that do not have brake-override systems

I included this in a long posting Tuesday, but it's worth republishing on its own:

Under congressional grilling, Toyota agreed to add brake-override systems to all new vehicles beginning with 2011 models. A brake-override system actually overrides the accelerator, not the brakes. If a driver hits the brakes while a vehicle is accelerating, the vehicle's computer thinks the driver would rather stop than go. The brake-override system cuts power to the engine, preventing the kind of runaway acceleration several Toyota drivers have complained about. Some automakers already have brake-override systems, but many do not. Below is a list of models that do not have brake-override systems, and those that plan to add one soon:

-- AM General
-- Acura
-- Buick
-- Ford (will add beginning with 2011 models)
-- GMC
-- Hummer
-- Honda
-- Jaguar
-- Land Rover
-- Lexus (will add beginning with 2011 models)
-- Lincoln (will add beginning with 2011 models)
-- Mazda
-- Mercury (will add beginning with 2011 models)
-- Mitsubishi
-- Pontiac
-- Saab
-- Saturn
-- Scion (will add beginning with 2011 models)
-- Subaru
-- Toyota (will add beginning with 2011 models)
-- Volvo

Makes that already have brake-override systems:

-- Audi
-- BMW
-- Bentley
-- Bugatti
-- Dodge
-- Ferrari
-- Fiat
-- Hyundai (recent models)
-- Infiniti
-- Jeep
-- Kia (recent models)
-- Lamborghini
-- Mini
-- Maserati
-- Maybach
-- McLaren
-- Mercedes-Benz
-- Nissan
-- Porsche
-- Rolls-Royce
-- Volkswagen
-- Smart

SOURCE: Edmunds.com.

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By Frank Ahrens  |  March 3, 2010; 4:09 PM ET
Categories:  Autos , Congress , Corporations , The Ticker  | Tags: Toyota problems, brake override systems, toyota, toyota congressional hearings, toyota recall model and years  
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