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1999 Nissan Xterra Features Standard ABS Supplied By Continental Teves

12 October 1999

1999 Nissan Xterra Features Standard ABS Supplied By Continental Teves
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 12 -- The 2000 model Nissan Xterra
sport-utility vehicle, which came on the market in May, combines smart styling
with a strong safety package.
    The modestly priced Xterra provides owners with an authentic off-road
ability in a mid-size vehicle, and is the most affordable of true sport
utility vehicles built on a truck frame.  Included in the reasonable price tag
are standard four-wheel anti-lock brakes, supplied by Continental Teves.
    The four-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) prevents the Xterra's wheels
from locking during hard braking situations and helps drivers maintain the
ability to steer the vehicle where they want it to go.
    ABS technology is part of a Nissan safety standard that was co-developed
with Continental Teves for the Xterra.  This is Continental Teves' pioneer
program with Nissan.  Engineers from Continental Teves worked closely with
their counterparts at Nissan to translate advanced electronic braking
technologies into safety and convenience benefits for everyday driving.
    Continental Teves, headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, is a unit of
Continental AG, Hannover, Germany.  With 1998 sales of US $2.3 billion,
Continental Teves is a world leader in the design, development and supply of
critical brake and chassis stability systems that contribute to driving safety
and comfort.  The company's North American headquarters is located in Auburn
Hills, Mich.