TITLE

Bag rules OK'd; now it's up to the industry

PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/15/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5874, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Calls on the automobile industry to meet, and even exceed, airbag rules in the United States. 25-mph barrier tests; Challenges awaiting the industry.
ACCESSION #
3180342

 

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