TITLE

Saab proves a star on safety

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/25/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7654, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Euro New Car Assessment Program has awarded the first five-star safety rating for a soft-top car to the Saab 9-3 Convertible. Reinforcements added to the automobile.
ACCESSION #
13605974

 

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