UPDATE 1-US issues new auto standards to cut crash fires


(Repeats to add name of agency in sixth paragraph.) (updates with new details, reaction) By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. government issued new auto safety standards on Tuesday to reduce the risk of potentially deadly fuel-fed fires triggered by rear-impact collisions. The upgrade, the first of its kind in nearly three decades, could force auto manufacturers to make fuel system or other design changes over several years at a cost of more than $40 million ...

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