2000 Taurus pioneers Ford `smart' airbag system

Brooke, Lindsay; Kobe, Gerry
April 1999
Automotive Industries;Apr99, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p26
Trade Publication
Describes Ford Motor's Advanced Restraint System (ARS), a smart airbag system available in firm's 2000-model Taurus and Mercury Sable. Optional front seat-mounted side bags; Dual-stage driver and passenger airbags; Improved seatbelt retractors; Chest loads impact; Accelerometer-based crash severity sensors.


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