USA: Ford agrees to pay $US51.5 million to settle state lawsuit over SUV ads - paper
Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay $US51.5 million to settle lawsuits by all 50 US states that claimed the vehicle manufacturer's advertisements for Explorers and other sport utilities failed to warn consumers about rollover dangers, the Detroit News reported on Friday. The newspaper, citing those familiar with the agreement, said the settlement being announced on Friday would include a promise by Ford to share safety technology with the federal government and add stronger language to SUV commercials.
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