Electric hatchback Volkswagen ID.3 will receive Central airbag

Electric hatchback Volkswagen ID.3 will receive Central airbag


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.

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).

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