TITLE

World watches as high court mulls airbag case

AUTHOR(S)
Stoffer, Harry
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;1/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5855, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the legal case Alexis Geier vs. American Honda Motor Co. Case background; Implications for the automobile industry and trade in the United States; Debate on whether injured motorists can sue automakers for not installing airbags.
ACCESSION #
2670140

 

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