Philippines Senator and PDP-Laban President, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel wishes the Senate to look into accounts of Sudden Unintended Acceleration (SUA) occurrences concerning Mitsubishi Montero‘s Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to the prejudice of general public protection.
The Senator told that there’s an immediate call to secure and protect customer’s legal rights and also the welfare of car owners out of this number of SUAs which have already claimed lives, hurt individuals as well as ruined properties.
Sen. Koko Pimentel submitted Senate Resolution No. 1671, pointing the Senate committee on Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship to do an inquiry, stating it’s a policy of the state to safeguard the interests of consumers from trade malpractices as well as from low quality or dangerous products.
Sen. Pimentel noticed that since 2011, several accounts have circulated on the internet and also on social networking concerning sites problems of car owners that their Mitsubishi Montero SUVs were experiencing sudden unintended acceleration (SUAs).