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TRW to Launch New Vacuum Sensor to Support Brake Actuation Systems

LIVONIA, Mich.- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in automotive safety, will launch a new vacuum sensor to measure and report the level of vacuum available in the brake booster. TRW is a leading supplier of brake actuation systems that consist of a brake booster and master cylinder. These systems are typically used with traditional internal combustion engines that...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

TRW's Electric Park Brake for Front Axles Brings Advanced Safety to Smaller Vehicles

LIVONIA, Mich. -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) today unveiled its Electric Park Brake (EPB) system for front axles - a development which makes the technology more affordable for a wider range of vehicle segments. TRW's EPB offers a number of safety benefits in addition to space optimization in the vehicle's passenger compartment thanks to the elimination of the handbrake lever or...

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Controls & Controllers

TRW's Zero Initiator Tire Pressure Monitoring System Underscores Affordable Safety Push

LIVONIA, Mich. -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), continues to design, develop and produce affordable safety systems and is now in mass production with its zero initiator tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) - its lowest cost auto location system ever. Laurent Crosnier, product portfolio director for TRW Radio Frequency Electronics, said, TRW seeks to bring cost competitive systems...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

TRW Defines New Level of Safety with Integration of Active Seatbelt and Automatic Emergency Braking Systems

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 16, 2011 - TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), today unveiled a new, intelligent safety system designed to enhance the protection of occupants in challenging driving situations or mitigate the effects of a crash. The system combines TRW's Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system with its Active Control Retractor (ACR) seatbelt technology to reinforce driver warning;...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

TRW Launches New Turn Signal Cancellation Mechanism on Steering Column Control Modules for Ford Motor Company

LIVONIA, Mich., -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in automotive safety, has launched its next generation Steering Column Control Modules (SCCM) on Ford Motor Company's Super Duty, F-Series, Edge, Explorer and the Lincoln MKX. The SCCM incorporates high level electronic integration which features functions such as turn signal, headlamp switch inputs, high-low beam...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Seat Belt Pretensioner offers simplified design..

SPR4 (Snake Pretensioner Retractor) uses plastic piston instead of metal components to transfer tensioning torque, resulting in simple and light weight design. Comprised mainly of piston, gas generator, tube, and pinion, uses tensioning concept that transfers power without limiting functionality. Pre-tensioning takes 10 msec, and green gas used exhibits low variation over temperature range. Also,...

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Chemicals & Gases

Modular Airbag Kits fit multiple vehicles. .

Modular driver, passenger, side, curtain, and knee protection airbag kits consist of baseline product that can be scaled/adjusted for global vehicle platform requirements. Airbag inflators of DI10 series are assembled from construction kits of standard components, with many parts common to all types. All DI10 inflators have same diameter, with gas volume controlled by having designs of different...

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Transportation Industry Products

TRW Launches Belt Drive Electrically Powered Steering in Europe

LIVONIA, Mich., --TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety, has launched production of its Belt Drive Electrically Powered Steering (EPS) technology for the European market on Ford Motor Company's Focus platform including passenger cars and derivatives such as the Ford C-Max. The technology, which was launched in 2009 on the Ford Fusion, Mercury...

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Controls & Controllers

Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensor supports multiple valve designs.

Low Cost Clamp-In (LCCI) sensor for Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) applications includes valve that screws directly into housing, allowing for single housing with multiple valve design capability. Devices' design features laser welding of the cover to the housing, compliant pin battery and valve connection, and heat resistant, long life battery capable of operating within temperature...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

TRW's Electric Park Brake Technology Brings Distinct Advantages to North American Market

LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 29 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety, is seeing increased interest in its industry-leading Electric Park Brake (EPB) technology in the North American market. The EPB system functions as a conventional hydraulic brake for standard service brake applications, and as an electric brake for parking and emergency braking....

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