Project 77 cruiser pinto 432 likes 13 talking about this i am a 77 ford pinto and i was built in last part of 1977 had and have some 78 upgrades. The planned project was to meet the 2000/2000 rule, meaning that the pinto could weigh no more than 2,000 pounds, and cost no more than $2,000 ethics of the ford. Ford neglected to add reinforcements to protect the easily ruptured fuel tank, endangering drivers while earning the pinto a reputation for catching fire that persists today the automaker's. The case of the ford pinto in the early 1970's when competition from japan's auto makers was heating up, gas prics were easing, the demands for energy conservation were just around the corner (awaiting the arab oil boycotts that arrived first in 1973-74), ford motor company with lee iacocca as its president, introduced a new line of cars, the. Classic ford pinto for sale classifieds for classic ford pinto set an alert to be notified of new listings 8 vehicles matched now showing page 1 of 1.
Ford pinto executive summary your name university of phoenix mgt/216 teacher date ford pinto executive summary the ford pinto case is a classic example of ethics versus money ford decided to make a decision that was unethical in order to save time and money. The ford pinto case: the valuation of life as it applies to the negligence-efficiency argument christopher leggett law & valuation professor palmiter spring, 1999 abstract text of paper abstract the cases involving the explosion of ford pinto's due to a defective fuel system design led to the debate of many issues, most centering around the use by ford of a cost-benefit analysis and the ethics. The ford pinto was a landmark for ford and its success paved a path for a future in small, fun cars for ford over 3 million of these little runabouts were sold in the pinto's 9-year run in america and it introduced a lot of technology that made future famous fords possible, namely: the pinto/lima motor. The ethical dilemma in the ford pinto case the ford corporate heads believed no project was worth manufacturing if the cost-benefit indicated a greater cost than.
In highschool, i had a 1972 ford pinto most of my buddies who had muscle cars made fun of me, saying i should have gotten a mustang or something the v8 pinto is. Case analysisthe ford pinto case is a well-known case that is often discussed in the context of business ethics to summarize, ford's design of the pinto's fuel tank was defective, causing fires if the pinto was involved in even minor rear-end collisions. The ford pinto is a subcompact automobile that was produced by the ford motor company for the 1971-1980 model years the car's name derives from the pinto horse. Ford pinto full details and analysis report with references restart the project from the planning process 4 continue with production of the pinto 29 30. Ford pinto, fort riley, kansas 976 likes 1974 amc hornet project cool old ford book on building a pinto pro stock some day i would like to follow it as.
The ford pinto: a mystery for all time but two problems plagued the project from the start one was that american engineers were inexperienced at designing smaller vehicles another was that. Pinto madness a mother jones classic: for seven years the ford motor company sold cars in which it knew hundreds of people would needlessly burn to death. Bus 303 group n summary cost benefit analysis ethical issues change alternatives recommendation the ford pinto - a small car to compete with foreign car company competitors pinto - weighed 2000 lbs and cost $2000 rushed project led by lee iacocca planning took 25 months compared to the industry norm 43 months testing found several safety defects @ 25mph+ the gas tank would rupture in an.
The ford pinto, a compact car produced during the 1970s, became notorious for its tendency in rear-end collisions to leak fuel and explode into flames more than two dozen people were killed or. The ford pinto is a front-engine, rear-drive subcompact car manufactured and marketed by ford motor company for model years 1971-1980 the first subcompact developed by ford in north america, the pinto was marketed in two-door coupe (1971-1972) three-door hatchback (1971-1980) and three-door. The ford pinto was a compact car manufactured by the ford motor company the car's design began in 1968 under the direction of ford executive lee iacocca it was first introduced in 1971, and was built through the 1980 model year.
View homework help - pinto from bus 101 at miami university pinto case 1 the stakeholders in this case include the employees of ford, the customers who purchase ford products, the government. Check out project_porsche 1976 ford pinto in , for ride specification, modification info and photos and follow project_porsche's 1976 ford pinto for updates at cardomain. The ford pinto was an american subcompact car produced from 1971 to 1980 it was developed as ford's entry into the small car marketplace pressures from foreign competition and the looming rise in gas prices incentivized ford's upper management to cut the pinto's delivery time in half. 1971 ford pinto - boss 302 conversion project car was sold without the engine, transmission, shifter (the low mileage (39,214 miles) boss 302 engine ($7,990), and hurst super shifter (photo) ($290) will be sold separately.
This car is currently 4cylinder with a standard transmission the stick shifter is missing the engine is not hooked up i have no additional history on the car it was a project when i got it and sti. Now that you've had the opportunity to choose between a 4x4 ford pinto project and a 4x4 chevrolet vega project, we here in the hell garage have decided to get all historical for this week's. Ford pinto engines: post reply : page 1 2 author: message the ford v6 is a 60 degree whereas the buick is 90 degree which makes it wider and a tighter squeeze. Ford pinto case ethical issues the ford corporate heads believed no project was worth manufacturing if the cost-benefit indicated a greater cost than the benefit.
1977 ford pinto project car solid body clear title, motor turns, ran few yrs ago has power steering and air conditioning comes with extra glass ,seats were red ( more ) $3,499. A timeline of ford pinto events ford pinto is first produced the ford pinto was ford motor company's first domestic north american subcompact automobile marketed beginning on september 11, 1970.