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Car Companies Use Technology To Adapt Vehicles To Older Drivers

Older drivers face different challenges than younger ones. But technology is helping engineers design for both demographics.

Ford, for example, is using what it calls a “Third Age Suit” to do that.

Katie Allanson is a Human Factors Engineer in the Ergonomics Group at Ford Motor Company.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.