Blog: Dave LeggettMitsubishi raid

Dave Leggett | 27 January 2004

Every time I hear of a raid on Mitsubishi offices connected with possible negligence and vehicle defects, I'm reminded of the scandal back in 2000 when it turned out that someone was stuffing memos about vehicle defects in a locker. That was a real shocker. Hard to judge from the reports whether the reported loose wheel problem on Fuso trucks is a design fault or not. One thing I do know is that loose wheels coming off freight trucks and trailers is a more common problem than many people realise. And the high probability of the wheel spinning into oncoming traffic makes it seriously dangerous.


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