DEARBORN, MI – At a press preview of its upcoming ’03 models here, Ford Motor Co. engineers say they soon will be able to offer consumers a higher level of safety by producing an advanced new seatbelt design. Ford’s so-called "V4" 4-point seatbelt system will be adopted for production vehicles "soon" say engineers, although they will not yet say which Ford vehicle will be equipped with the advanced restraint system. Ford says the V4 "has potential to better control occupant position in ...

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