EVER SINCE THE CORVAIR was introduced, General Motors' official reaction to criticisms has been silence. The handling hazards of Corvairs did not proceed. Published in , Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile detailed the reluctance of American automakers to spend money on improving safety and made Ralph Nader a household name. Today's 'safer' cars are still unsafe at any speed and auto makers. Unsafe at any speed by Ralph Nader, , Grossman edition.

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Call for details. He studied the photo and mentally ran down the specs: 95 hp in a rear-engine design, voluptuous Coke-bottle styling, and a seductive glimpse of red upholstery. The car looked like salvation.

Beneath the photo was the address for a car auction in Lakeland. He took a shower and got dressed.

He chose a yellow button-down shirt and a pair of dark blue chinos. No tie.

Independent sales representatives for dental equipment did not wear ties. He picked up the Corvair ad and put it in his pocket.

In the kitchen, Sherrill and Ashley were eating bagels, and they stopped talking when he entered the room. For a supposed Bolshevik, the Nader of was a bit of a milquetoast.

And for this, Nader was vilified by an industry too arrogant to listen to its own customers—or even to reason. The initial response of GM executives was all too predictable: they hired private detectives to stalk Nader in an effort to dig up personal dirt on him.

The kakhanded attempt blew up in their faces, naturally. The tail gave little warning that it was about to let go, and when it did, it let go with a vengeance few drivers could cope with.

So all right, then. After all these decades of blabbering on both sides, what is the truth about the swing-axle Corvair?

Was its handling inherently unsafe? The industry would never build such a car today. It knows better.

No engineer would sign off on it in Nader sees reason for optimism. Jan 10, Paul Marvin rated it really liked it.

An Auto executives are pricks. To this day, some Corvair enthusiasts dispute that assertion, although G.

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