While auto makers wrestle with their decision to use active or static head-restraint designs to comply with a new U.S. safety standard set to take effect in September, a German supplier offers a third technology alternative. The Brose Group is shopping its 4-way adaptive head restraint design to auto makers in Europe and North America and eventually will market the system in Asia, as well. The device uses two sensors in the restraint to locate the center of the occupant’s head with the ...

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