DEARBORN, MI – An in-vehicle electrostatic field might determine how Ford Motor Co.’s future air bags will deploy, the auto maker’s safety research and development manager tells Ward’s. “We are looking into that,” Priya Prasad says as Ford celebrates preliminary findings of a National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. study that lauds the performance of the auto maker’s current restraint setup – the Personal Safety System. To acquire real-world data about air-bag deployment, NHTSA is ...

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