NEW YORK — Safety is the focus of the newest-generation Ford Motor Co. Taurus that's scheduled to go on sale this fall. The company showed the new Taurus publicly for the first time at the New York auto show early this month. “Smart” air bags and seat belts that take into account where driver and front passenger sit and a new, safety-oriented trunk-release system are standard on the new model. Motorized foot pedals that can be adjusted up or down 3 ins. (7.6 cm) are another innovation for ...

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