Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 18:04:00 -0500
From: "KeithG" <>
Subject: Re: Automatically locking doors?

Chill, Bob. I don't think they meant it as a slam. If so, it is best to let it go. Most cars in Europe do not (used to not) come with keyless entry. Without keyless entry, this is impossible (automatic actuation). Power locks for a long time meant that the driver's door lock actuated the rest of the locks on the car and there was not a motor there. KeithG "Bob" <> wrote in message news:pu629uolqplm6iu412jnutuu5o78cm0r75nopsamcom... > On Thu, 14 Mar 2002 15:40:10 -0600, Terje Johan Abrahamsen > <> wrote: > > >It is basically only american cars that do so. In Europe and Japan > >people would help eachother after an accident, not rob eachother as > >one may experience in the US. > > Thanks for your bigoted, anti-American, reply. > > In actuality, most Americans are taught that locking the doors makes > them less likely to open in an accident. Most Americans lock the doors > of their cars before/as they drive away. A car that locks them > automatically is therefore safer. (Whether or not this safer is a > matter of some debate in this newsgroup... we don't really need to > discuss that again). > > Bob

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