unintended acceleration since the 50's

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  1. Ace Convoy

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    Design flaws in automotives have been prevalent since the very beginning and have affected numerous areas of the car, often catastrophically. Cadillac Steering Linkages, the Ford Pinto's gas tank, Firestone tires, Ford tailpipes, etc.

    As the complexity of automotive engineering increases, there is more that can potentially go wrong, meaning it takes more and more effort to ensure a car is safe. And as dark as it sounds, companies will often weigh the cost of this effort against the potential risks involved in bypassing it.
     

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