Ford To Recieve Breakthrough Award for Rear Inflatable Seat Belts

We recently talked about Ford’s creation of the rear passenger inflatable seat belts (in-case you missed it click here). Ford was recognized for their efforts in keeping us safer by earning the highly reputable Popular Mechanics Magazine award for “Breakthrough Product”.

“Ford’s goal is to develop innovative safety technologies that give our customers more peace of mind, so it is a great honor to receive the Breakthrough Technology Award,” says SriniĀ Sundararajan, safety technical leader for Ford Research and Innovation. “I thank Popular Mechanics for recognizing the contributions of a number of dedicated engineers from Ford.”

In addition to this great news, Ford has also released a nice visual explanation of their seat-belt: (Image from

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