New EU rules require safer car-front design

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By Lisa Jucca BRUSSELS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Carmakers across the world will have to redesign the front of their vehicles under European Union rules adopted on Monday to ensure that fewer pedestrians and cyclists die in collisions. The rules make into binding law an existing voluntary agreement between the European Commission and world manufacturers. Carmakers will not be able to sell their cars in the EU after October 1, 2005 unless they conduct strict tests on their vehicles, which ...

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