According to statistics, three out of every 10 accidents are multi-collision accidents. These are accidents where the initial impact is followed by collisions with secondary objects such as trees, electrical posts or other vehicles.
Current airbag systems do not offer secondary protection when the initial impact is insufficient to trigger the airbag to deploy. With the new multi-collision airbag, the system allows airbags to deploy effectively upon a secondary impact by calibrating the status of the vehicle and the occupants.
Multi-collision airbag systems are designed to deploy even faster upon secondary impact when initial safety systems may not be effective, by re-calibrating the collision intensity required for air bag deployment.
Hyundai Motor Group has been on the technological offense with developments of various mobility solutions. They recently unveiled their vision for wireless charging and automated parking for their future autonomous vehicles, due in 2025 along with electric vehicles which could be powered by the sun.