PARIS — Autoliv Inc. is proposing a safety system for cars that would help protect the pedestrians they hit, but an analyst says it's not likely to add to the company's bottom line anytime soon. European lawmakers have proposed rules to protect pedestrians, and the Autoliv system would meet the criteria for head injuries, the company says, noting cars kill about 7,000 European pedestrians annually. When a pedestrian is struck, Autoliv's sensors in the bumper trigger two gas-filled ...

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