Edmunds.com's Unintended Acceleration Contest


What is causing unintended acceleration? Every car company has received complaints from consumers relating to vehicles that suffered unintended acceleration. Many incidents are not fully addressed by recalls. This mystery must be solved.

Edmunds.com will award one million dollars to anyone who demonstrates, in accordance with the terms of the Edmunds.com Unintended Acceleration Contest, a novel and plausible cause of unintended acceleration in a consumer vehicle. We are attempting to attract the best thinkers in the world to apply themselves to determine what is really causing sudden unexpected acceleration.

Anyone interested in entering this contest should take the following steps:

Step 1:  Read the Contest Overview.
Step 2:  Review the Contest Terms and Conditions.
Step 3:  Complete, sign and submit the Release Agreement and Declaration together with the other required items described in the Contest Overview.

Submissions will be accepted between May 3, 2010 and December 31, 2010.

If you believe that you have a solution to the unintended acceleration problem that should be immediately shared with the public, please send it to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Contribute to the discussion of unintended acceleration — and this contest — on Edmunds' CarSpace.com forum: Unintended Acceleration – Find the Cause.

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