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Safety chief targets SUVs
 Date: January 15, 2003 07:38
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Detroit News - www.detnews.com/2003/autosinsider/0301/15/b01-60330.htm
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Excerpt:
DETROIT -- The federal government's top auto safety regulator singled out rollover-prone sport utility vehicles as a major safety issue Tuesday, putting more pressure on a vehicle segment that has been driving the profits of Detroit's automakers.

After speaking at the Automotive News World Congress in Dearborn, NHTSA administrator Dr. Jeffrey Runge said American consumers can send a message to automakers by avoiding vehicles that are more likely to roll over.

Read the rest at The Detroit News Website

Related Links:
USATODAY.com - Regulator criticizes SUVs on safety front
New York Times - Regulator Reaffirms Focus on S.U.V.'s


Last edited by JeffX on January 15, 2003 07:45

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