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2013 Chevrolet Cruze will offer industry first flexible venting driver air bag


2013 Chevrolet CruzChevrolet has introduced innovative flexible venting technology in the design of an air bag which is designed to deploy more efficiently while providing equivalent crash protection. This new technology is even more enhanced as compared to expensive air bag systems and is seen in the 2013 Cruze.

Dual stage air bags use one inflator for low speed crashes and additional ones for high speed crashes. In this case however Cruze single state smart air bags use lower output inflator for both low and high speed crashes while a flexible vent reduces risk of inflation injury and enhanced cushioning due to forward movement of driver which effectively pushes air out.

This new air bag technology is the second such announcement made by General Motors for 2013.  Chevrolet Traverse crossover brings in industry first front center air bag to protect driver and front passenger which the company developed along with Takata, safety restraint suppliers.

Chevrolet Cruze 2013 comes in with a maximum amount of safety features in its class showcasing Chevrolet’s endeavor in offering enhanced safety facilities in their vehicles before, during and after crash. For more information scroll down.


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Sagar Patel

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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