Quote – Henry Ford II, 1966.

Many of the temporary standards are unreasonable, arbitrary and technically unfeasible . . . If we can’t meet them when they are published we’ll have to close down.

Henry Ford II argues against the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) first set of motor vehicle safety standards requiring modest innovations such as laminated windshields, interior padding, and collapsible steering wheels. From Joan Claybrook and David Bollier’s 1985 article. “The Hidden Benefits of Regulation: Disclosing the Auto Safety Payoff”, 3 Yale J. on Reg. 87, 93-94. Found in the Environmental Service Group’s report “BLIND SPOT: THE BIG THREE’S ATTACK ON THE GLOBAL WARMING TREATY”, published in 1997. 1966.