Tuesday, February 09, 2010

WTF is going on with cars?!

I talk about the Honda and Toyota recalls over at MotoTux.

What we have here, ladies and gents, is a case where the geeks who programmed these cars have forgotten what the wrenches knew years before the geeks finished kindergarten: cars ain't a place to experiment with shit that could kill people if it goes wrong.

-- Badtux the Auto Penguin


  1. I worked with automotive safety-related componentry every day of my checkered, not-quite-long enough career.

    IMHO, the most important thing a car does is stop when you want it to. Second is steer. Third is not spontaneously combust. Anything alse is a waaaaay distant fourth.

    JzB the waaaaay distant fourth trombonist

  2. Glad you commented on the latest from Japan's best.

    I drive an old Cressida - one of the finest cars ever made for the mass market IMHO.

    I am left wondering where the work was done on these vehicles?

    China or the U.S.?




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