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Airbag suite adapts to driver size

Industry News, Markets | December 1, 2010 | By:

The 2012 Ford Focus will feature a new suite of airbags that adapts to occupant size for driver-side, front passenger and side crashes. Among the changes in design are a reconfigured curve-shaped tether system that creates a pocket to lessen airbag impact on the driver’s chest and ribs; shoulder vents that open to reduce pressure for smaller occupants and are blocked for taller occupants; and technology that diverts gas from the airbag inflators and adjusts pressure based on seat position. For more information, see the Ford Story website.

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