This factor has pushed the use of various safety gears such as avalanche airbags
. In United States, more than 925 fatalities due to avalanche mishaps were recorded during the 1951-2013 timeline, according to Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
Also observed was what is becoming a common sight in a lot of crashed vehicles seen recently, which is, 'un- deployed airbags
As at May 29, 2018, Honda Malaysia has completed more than 224,000 units of Takata driver front airbag
inflator which translates to 85 per cent completion ratio.
According to Lectra (lectra.com), based on the fact that many new car models are being fitted with from two to 14 airbags
, the number of airbags
manufactured in 2015 was 350-million worldwide, which will increase by 7 percent annually to 420-million airbags
Described in this section are the aims of the proposed airbag
system, the design of the prototype airbag
and the crash test method.
Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President for Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd said, " We hope the mix of premium features in the form of safety enrichment to the City line- up will enhance the customer's motoring experience." Luxury car makers like Mercedes- Benz, Audi, BMW and Volvo always had airbags
and ABS as safety equipment in their models sold in the domestic market.
* Side airbags
: Front and rear head curtain airbags
and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Honda currently offers a fuel-tankmounted airbag
on its super-tourer Gold Wing model.
"With this innovative airbag
design, we have developed techA[degrees] nology that provides protection for vehicle occupants while also reducing weight and enabling greater design flexibility."
The Japanese car parts maker Takata is to double the recall of US cars using its potentially deadly airbags
to a record nearly 34 million vehicles.
In the latest problem, a leak can happen while the vehicle is in use, causing a rupture, and the airbag
The third set is based on 30 mph CMVSS 208 tests (n=64) where the HIII50 was restrained with a standard belt and an airbag
. For each case, the responses of the HIII50 model were compared to the respective test data.
At Autoliv's factory in Brigham City, about 250 robots carry out some of the most repetitive tasks required to make airbag
inflators, which the company later installs to create complete car airbags
At present, Toyobo has manufacturing bases for airbag
fabrics in Japan, Thailand, China, and the United States and supplies automotive airbag
fabrics (including yarn for airbag
fabrics) made of nylon 66, mainly to Japanese parts manufacturers.
In an accident, the airbag
for the front passenger seat may not inflate correctly because of a manufacturing defect in the propellant used in the airbag
inflator, the companies said.