Ford offers SUV anti-roll system

Kachadourian, Gail
March 2002
Automotive News;3/25/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5976, p4
Trade Publication
Reports the offer of rollover protection for the Lincoln Navigator sport-utility from Ford Motors Co. in the U.S. Center of gravity in taller vehicles; Comparison of rollovers between trucks and cars; Addition of side-curtain airbags.


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