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Resource ID: #14506
Subject: Automobiles
Source: CBS News
Date: September 4 and 11, 1997



The investigation revealed that The Ford Motor Co. withheld key documents from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) concerning a serious defect that has resulted in several deaths and serious injuries around the country and could affect as many as 20 million Ford vehicles. NHTSA requested this specific information on this alleged defect in the mid-1980s and did not receive it.

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