TRW signs a production contract for its Active Buckle Lifter seatbelt technology with a major European auto maker. The technology simplifies locating and fastening the seatbelt by lifting the buckle into a convenient position once the passenger is seated. Onboard safety sensors can retract the buckle, reducing seatbelt slack in dynamic driving situations such as hard braking or fast cornering, or in critical driving situations such as panic braking or loss of stability. In addition ...

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