New technology will be at work when driver’s side airbags deploy in the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze.
The system uses a flexible venting technology to deploy the airbag efficiently while offering equal protection to more complex and expensive units. General Motors also says it reduces the risk of inflation-induced injury by allowing the driver’s forward momentum to push the air out and away.
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GM will include the new airbags as standard equipment on all 2013 Cruze models. Earlier this year the car also earned a five-star overall rating as it did last year.
General Motors also introduced front-center airbags in the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia that it debuted during the Chicago Auto Show last February.
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