Thursday, March 13, 2014

When the Numbers Don’t Add Up

General Motors says there were 12 deaths linked to the 1.6 million cars it is recalling, but another look at the data released today finds 303 deaths. If the latter view is accurate, these cars had a horrifying death rate, but with such a divergence in the two reports, it is important to get a closer look at the data. Obviously there is something more to be learned.