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Pop Up Engine Hood For Pedestrian Protection


When it is adapted low bonnet height cars with little space between the hood and engine parts, the feature achieves a two goal: allowing sporty styling while helping to protect pedestrians from head impact in collisions.

System configuration

When the car hits a pedestrian, a sensor in the bumper signals the pop-up control unit, which judges its necessity, will trigger an explosive actuator that pops the hood up.


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