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Wednesday 4th August 2021 02:59 PM
Hyundai Motor To Deploy Self-Developed Center Side Airbag In New Cars
Hyundai Motor Group said on Wednesday new passenger vehicle produces will be furnished with self-developed center side airbag to split up the space between driver and passenger and minimize head injuries.
The center side airbag installed beside the driver’s seat will spread in 0.03 second once the impact is sensed. Lab test results proved the center side airbag can lessen head injuries caused by passengers colliding with each other by about 80 percent, the Korean conglomerate said.
Hyundai Motor Group said it utilized newly patented technology to the airbag to make sure system stability, while achieving the industry’s smallest and lightest airbag. A new technology was produced to simplify the design and reduce the weight of components by about 50 percent compared to competing products, it said.
The smaller size of the airbag means the group’s design team has more flexibility in the type of seat design for future mobility products. Hyundai Motor Group will roll-out the new center side airbag in upcoming vehicles.