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TRW's Dynamic Locking Tongue Helps to Enhance Seat Belt System Performance

LIVONIA, Mich. -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety, is beginning to equip seat belt systems with its new Dynamic Locking Tongue (DLT) technology. The DLT is an elegant, lightweight and compact design consisting of a seat belt tongue (the plate which fastens into the buckle) with a rotating cam and a concealed spring. The DLT allows webbing...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Airbag Control Unit offers pre-crash safety features.

For stability control, Airbag Control Unit includes crash and inertial sensors located near vehicle center of gravity. Data from sensors is used to optimize side impact and rollover sensing functions. Device can also incorporate capabilities of Active Control Retractor within unit to manage pre-crash occupant safety functions. Control unit supports pedestrian protection sensing and actuation,...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Braking System targets hybrid/low-vacuum vehicles.

Slip Control Boost 2 (SCB 2) brake technology, suited for regenerative and low vacuum powertrain vehicles, includes electro-hydraulic control unit (EHCU) and brake pedal simulator unit with twin master cylinder to supply brake pressure. Featuring minimized number of components, 12 V system also provides decoupled brake pedal for integration into autonomous or emergency braking systems. It can be...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Collision Warning Systems use camera and radar technology.

Designed to alert driver if there is risk of impending collision with another vehicle or stationary object, Forward Collision Warning Systems can use audio tones, visual warnings, pulse in brake pedal, and/or jerk of seatbelt using seatbelt retractor. Camera-based FCW system uses forward-looking monocular camera with object recognition capability, mounted on windshield behind rear-view mirror,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Seat Belt Buckle Lifter promotes seat belt use.

Active Buckle Lifter (ABL) facilitates seat belt fastening by raising buckle 100 mm to put it within reach of occupants when their vehicle door opens. While intended to assist elderly and people with mobility challenges, it also helps reduce belt slack in dynamic driving situations. Dynamic Support function retracts buckle by up to 60 mm in situations such as cornering and braking maneuvers to...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

ESC System features 6-piston pump configuration.

TRW solution is modular multi-piston pump based electronic stability control (ESC) that delivers high pressure build rate. With ability to quickly build brake pressure independent of vacuum boost from the engine, it allows for rapid braking in cold start, low-temperature, and high-altitude scenarios, and is suited for advanced systems such as Automatic Emergency Braking when full stopping force...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

TRW Automotive Introduces New Head Protection System for Convertibles

ALFDORF, Germany, June 17 - A subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., TRW Automotive GmbH, today unveiled a new head protection system for convertible vehicles. It is the first system located in the seat mount rather than the door trim - designed to offer head protection for the unique characteristics of convertibles. The development furthers TRW's strategy of innovation to help vehicle...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Compact Airbag Module protects lower body during accident.

Designed to be integral part of frontal restraint system, compact knee airbag module helps protect occupants in event of crash by covering potential impact area of lower part of instrument panel. Solution deploys along with front airbag and specifically protects femur and pelvis while also helping balance chest and lower limb loads. Offered in metal or plastic housing, module can be molded into...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Control Panel targets vehicle HMIs.

Offering benefits to vehicle manufacturer and consumer, Integrated Electronic Control Panel combines interior controls, advanced vehicle network architectures, and telematics into single panel in vehicle's center stack. For manufacturers, panel enables remote control of internal and external devices, as well as customization and use of HMI technologies such as capacitive touch sense. For buyers,...

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