TITLE

Late News

PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;9/6/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5836, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on developments in the automobile industry worldwide, as of September 6, 1999. Federal regulators' revision of rules on warning motorists about rollover and airbag dangers; Audi of America's increase of prices on its 2000 models; Light-vehicle sales in Canada in August 1999.
ACCESSION #
2291040

 

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