Ronald Bailey's article on the hysteria over Toyota's "runaway acceleration" issue ("The Wrong Kind of Toyotathon," June) misses one point: Although the "runaway acceleration" claim about the Audi 5000 of 20 years ago turned out to be a hoax--driver error combined with driver delusion and media hysteria--the onboard computer systems in today's cars make a similar claim more plausible.
What does A5K stand for?
A5K stands for Audi 5000 (car model)
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When you purchase, for example, the Audi 5000, where the unintended acceleration problem forced their value in the marketplace to plummet .