Ford vehicles bursting into flames due to substandard manufacturing in mexico plants

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Old 15 Aug 2010, 09:37 am   #1 (permalink)
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Default Ford vehicles bursting into flames due to substandard manufacturing in mexico plants


"Since the 1970s when the image of flaming Ford Pintos seared itself
into the public consciousness, America's number two auto maker has
been number one in its association with vehicles that burn. While
General Motors has justifiably gained the ire of juries, as well as
public and media attention, for its efforts to hide what it knew about
its own rupture-prone fuel tanks, an examination of the public record
makes it clear why Ford's fire-related image has endured.Though well
behind General Motors in production and sales of cars and trucks (GM's
25.4 million to Ford's 17.3 million), since 1990 Ford has led the
industry, in raw numbers and when market-share is considered, in...."


http://www.safetyforum.com/fordfires




Nice photo of what happens to homeowners that are also unfortunate
enough to park a car in the garage here:

http://www.safetyforum.com/fordfires/buf.html
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