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A Modest Proposal for Toyota: Release the Code!

Mar 12, 2010, 14:32 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Fisher)

[ Thanks to Vikram for this link. ]

"That's great - until things start to go wrong. Why couldn't a software bug in the drive-by-wire have caused the sudden acceleration problems? After all, computers crash all the time.

"So far, Toyota's response has boiled down to "trust us, its a mechanical failure." There is no way to verify this, because the actual programming - the code that controls the gas pedal as well as those other nifty features- is a trade secret."

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