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Motor vehicle technology and the consumer

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection

Motor vehicle technology and the consumer

views from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 18, 2006

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor vehicles -- Safety appliances -- Technological innovations -- United States,
  • Traffic safety -- Technological innovations -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15595790M
    ISBN 100160774357
    ISBN 109780160774355

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