Siemens Automotive again aims its focus on safety. The Tier One supplier recently unveiled its weight classification system (WCS), a seat-integrated system designed to determine the occupant's weight and location. By establishing the size of the occupant, the WCS is then able to deploy the airbag at a corresponding force in the event of an impact. Smaller or out-of-position occupants force the airbag to deploy with less intensity, while adult males most likely will face a full-force ...

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