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chiph · 2015-09-25 · Original thread
> are designed to require an airbag to be able to stop an adult male not wearing a seatbelt

That's Joan Claybrook's fault. While she did champion many much-needed safety improvements, this and the 85-mph speedometer were not her best ideas.

For the inside story on this and other auto industry disasters, pick up a copy of Jason Vines' book:

*I asked him, "What the hell is a thermal event?" "Um," he paused, "The vehicle could catch on fire."

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