Discuss the Ford Pinto case from an ethical perspective.
In the 1970s, Ford Motor Company made history by becoming the first American company to be charged with criminal homicide. For a myriad of reasons, including a goal to keep costs to the customer at a minimum, they produced a car that knowingly had an incredibly dangerous flaw. Who are the stakeholders in the Ford Pinto case? What does it mean to say that Ford went with a utilitarian approach? Should they have used or considered a different ethical framework to make this decision? Explain which one and defend your answer.