Swedish Auto Magazine Finds 3 Cars that Expose Drivers to 12-18 Microtesla

Swedish auto magazine Vi Bilagare said its tests showed the Volvo S60, V70 and S80 models exposed drivers to 12 to 18 microtesla.

Report prompts Volvo to plan design changes

By David Kiley, USA TODAY 2002

DETROIT — Carmaker Volvo says it will change three of its models after a Swedish magazine reported that electromagnetic fields in the cars were higher than in other cars, posing a possible health threat.

The automaker did not specify what changes it would make, nor did it say what it would do for owners of cars already on the road.

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