The doors seem really nice but I have to wonder how realiable they will be. Automatic doors on todays vans have manual over-rides to allow them to work if a sensor is out, etc. A manual override may be difficult with this design. It relies on a spring to hold the doors up and thus, there is energy storage available for a variety of mayhem.
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