Calif. court approves Mustang door deal

September 1996
Automotive News;9/23/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5679, p9
Trade Publication
Reports that a California court has approved a nationwide settlement of a class action suit against Ford Motor Co. over an alleged defect in Ford Mustang automobiles. Public Citizen's objection to the settlement; Background of the case.


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