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Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology
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written by Robert Pool, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1997, originally published 1997), 369 page(s)
This book focuses on some of the groundbreaking engineering inventions of the 20th century.
written by Robert Pool, Oxford University Press (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1997, originally published 1997), 369 page(s)
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Pinto Madness
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written by Mark Dowie, Mother Jones (Magazine) (San Francisco, CA: Mother Jones (Magazine), 1977, originally published 1977), 21 page(s)
This 1977 article by Mark Dowie highlight some of the major flaws in the design of the Ford Pinto.
written by Mark Dowie, Mother Jones (Magazine) (San Francisco, CA: Mother Jones (Magazine), 1977, originally published 1977), 21 page(s)
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Fatalities Associated With Crash Induced Fuel Leakage and Fires
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written by Ford Motor Company (Ford Motor Company, 1977, originally published 1977), 8 page(s)
This internal memo from the Ford Motor Company (known as the "Ford Pinto Memo") compares the cost of repairing the flawed Pintos versus paying for death and injury settlements.
written by Ford Motor Company (Ford Motor Company, 1977, originally published 1977), 8 page(s)
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Pinto Recall Report
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written by Ford Motor Company (Ford Motor Company, 1978, originally published 1978), 21 page(s)
With the release of this document, the Ford Motor Company announced the recall of some 1.4 million Pintos and Bobcats in 1978.
written by Ford Motor Company (Ford Motor Company, 1978, originally published 1978), 21 page(s)
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Investigation reports
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written by United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (District of Columbia: United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978, originally published 1978), 18 page(s)
This report summarizes the findings from an investigation into the Ford Pinto's fuel tank design, which often exploded after rear-end collisions.
written by United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (District of Columbia: United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978, originally published 1978), 18 page(s)
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