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Auto Industry / AMC-Renault / Ford Pinto Lawsuit #257181

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 31, 1978
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(Studio) AMC's announcement that it will combine operations with Renault reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Problems of both AMC and Renault in selling small cars in US detailed; exs. cited are Pacer and Le Car. Advantages of combined operations of 2 companies listed. Ford Motors, Chrysler and General Motors Corporation mentioned.

(Studio) Report on judge's reduction of award given by Santa Ana, California, jury to accident victim in lawsuit against Ford Motors. Victim was burned in fire allegedly caused by faulty fuel tank in Ford Pinto.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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