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Submission + - Steve Wozniak Prius issues: A case of PEBKAC? (

CyberDragon777 writes: "Steve Wozniak recently claimed that his Toyota Prius suffered from a "scary acceleration problem" and that he was convinced that this was a software issue. Now it turns out the whole thing was a "hoax" according to him, with the media putting words in his mouth. Wolf Blitzer(TM)s show on CNN (transcript of the video available here).
Like many commenters wrote before, the "problem" is probably caused by the Dynamic Laser Cruise Control feature, which doesn't let the car accelerate to the set speed as long as there is an obstacle (like a slower car) in the way. Does this mean that Steve didn't RTFM?"

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