Just days after the U.S government set new air bag guidelines for automakers, General Motors Corp. announced plans Monday (May 15) to offer side curtain air bags and dual phase air bags on numerous '01 cars, and backed off a goal to have an air bag suppression system available on its '00 Cadillac Seville. GM hopes to have the suppression technology, which uses sensors in the passenger seat to determine if an air bag should deploy and how fast based on the rider's position and size, ...
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