Volvo faces new trial in airbag suit

Freedman, Eric
September 2000
Automotive News;9/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5894, p22
Trade Publication
Reports the second trial of Volvo Cars for injuries caused by an airbag incident in the United States. Details of the ruling of the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999; Accounts of the accident leading to the lawsuit; Implication of the ruling on the second issue for the automobile industry.


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