Ford Motor Co. disputes the findings of a study put forth by consumer advocate Public Citizen that criticizes auto makers for “denying (the) link between roof strength and injuries.” Auto makers, including Ford, often contend that seatbelt use and better seatbelts, not stronger roofs, do the most to protect passengers in the event of a rollover accident. They also often hold to a theory that most often people dive into the roof, rather than the roof crushing in on them. However, Public ...

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