DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Co. in an effort to bolster its scores in the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin.’s New Car Assessment Program introduces new airbag technologies designed to enhance protection for front-seat occupants. The new airbags for the driver and front-seat passenger will debut on the all-new ’12 Ford Focus C-car, set to debut next year. “NCAP puts a high emphasis on chest deflection; that’s a key area,” Matt Niesluchowski, Ford’s safety manager, tells Ward’s at a ...
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