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Friday, December 30, 2005

 

Carmakers widen seats for wider … seats

`If you gorged at the holiday buffet, don’t worry: You’ll still fit in your car.

As Americans grow heftier, automakers are making seats wider, adding more space to interiors and using bigger virtual mannequins to help design vehicles.

Domestic automakers say they already had seats for increasingly rotund motorists. Now foreign brands are catching up.’




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