The first model of the new family Volkswagen – ID-ID hatchback.3 – debuts airbag new type. It will be open between the driver and passenger in the event of a side impact to reduce possible head injuries. In mid-September the same airbag showed the Hyundai company.
Central airbag Volkswagen ID.3 is side-mounted driver’s seat and is triggered upon detection of a side impact – same as Hyundai. The video producer explains that installing a new Arboga possible due to peculiarities of electric platform MEB, although Korean brand of any restrictions does not speak.
In the latest episode of “Becoming ID.”, we show the incredible impact protection of the ID.3 during a 60km/h crash test. #VWID3 #NowYouCan #eMobility pic.twitter.com/hn0YRnxT0P
— J?jürgen Stackmann (@jstackmann) 21 Oct 2019
For the manufacture of pillows Hyundai uses a patented technology that allows you to retain a sufficient level of strength, at the same time reducing the size and weight. Airbag 500 grams lighter and significantly more compact than competitors ‘ offers.
The installation of such pillows will help car manufacturers to adapt their models to a new series of tests Euro NCAP, which from 2020 will be the evaluation of safety in a side impact. According to Hyundai, with the Central albegov can achieve 80 percent reduction in the likelihood of head injuries – according to statistics, the share of secondary injuries caused by the collision of the driver and passenger, is 45 per cent (data from the Association of European automakers).