Autoliv supplies ‘belt bag’ to Mercedes S-class


Autoliv is expanding its safety system offering for passengers in the rear seats with the Bag-in-belt. This new seatbelt has been developed in co-operation with Daimler and will be offered for the first time on the new flagship Mercedes S-class.

As the name suggests, the Bag-in-belt is a combination of a seatbelt and an airbag to further reduce the load on the occupant’s ribcage in a frontal collision.

When the vehicle crash sensors detect a frontal impact, the airbag control unit triggers the deployment of the Bag-in-belt.

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