VIDEO: The Anti Toyota Prius commercial Ford wished it made

The U.S. automakers have been licking their chops to take a hard swipe at Toyota over unintended acceleration. None had the guts to actually do it. Saturday
Night Live SNL, however, does with this anti-Toyota commercial Ford wishes they could really run.
Ford - We make Hybrids too View the attachments for this post at: http://www.jlaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p@343320#40343320
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Yep, and they made hybrids with the same sort of braking issues as the Prius...
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35242362 /
"DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. plans to fix 17,600 Mercury Milan and Ford Fusion gas-electric hybrids because of a software problem that can give drivers the impression that the brakes have failed."
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The difference is that the Prius is actually without brakes at times, but the FoMoCo's have brakes at all times. I would much rather drive a vehicle that *seems* to have no brakes than one that *actually* has no brakes, IYKWIM :-)
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Ummmmmmm - you sure of that? Stepping on the brake pedal of a Ford hybrid does the same as stepping on the brake pedal of a BrandX hybrid... The car goes into regenerative braking.... The first brake you feel is the wheel motors turning into generators...
FWIW... hybrids give a whole new focus on bleeding brakes...

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