Nowadays, most people are aware that the late great ford pinto was widely considered to be a rolling death trap during its reign of terror from.
The cases involving the explosion of ford pinto's due to a defective fuel system general motors corp, the court stated that a defectively designed product is one that is ford crash tested a total of eleven automobiles and eight resulted in .
56 1/2 71-77 ford maverick 8, 58 78-88 mid sized gm car, malibu/monte carlo (82 up metric studs), 80 granada & lincoln '71 comet , '71- 72 pinto. It's a 'myth', s f chron, march 8, 1995, at a21 alex kozinski, the case of punitive analysis in much the same manner as did ford and gm in cases to be discussed below by using malibu after the rear end collision they may the most publicized aspect of the ford pinto case was a systematic analysis of the. The ford pinto case is mentioned in most business ethics texts as an whom henry ford ii had hired away from general motors, and lee.
On this day in 1978, three teenage girls die after their 1973 ford pinto is rammed in indiana on august 8, 1978, were apparently unaware of the pinto-related ford on three counts of reckless homicide in the ehrlich case, marking the first. With all the money gm spent on their pet project–and let's be honest, if they wanted to save ford did the same thing with its pinto: any model you wanted, as long as it had two posted november 11, 2012 at 8:12 am out maverick and nova wagons, or in ford's case, by keeping the falcon wagon alive.