Lies, damn lies and statistics – Ford’s Explorer/Firestone explanation
The Ford Explorer/Firestone tyre story is old news, but Ford have just gone public with how they figured out what went wrong and why the company is sure that its SUV wasn't to blame. During a recent conference in London, Richard Parry-Jones, Ford Global Product Engineering boss explained how the company borrowed a statistical analysis technique from the medical world called Hazard Analysis. Gary Beecroft reports.
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