PARIS – Fixed-center steering wheels, in which the hub doesn’t rotate when the driver turns the wheel such as that in the Citroen C4, are winning some interest among European auto makers. That’s because they allow an asymmetric driver's airbag that offers better protection than a more conventional circular bag. "An asymmetric bag could reduce injuries 20%," says Mehrane Khazami, director of engineering for steering wheel and driver airbags atTRW Automotive in Aschafenburg, Germany. ...
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