Hakan Pettersson, Bertil Hok: Preventive and persuasive actions against drunk driving. Autoliv Development, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 5, 2013: US08370027 (27 worldwide citation)

A vehicle safety system is provided that includes an alcohol concentration determining arrangement. A control unit is adapted to receive and analyze data from the alcohol concentration determining arrangement and output a blocking signal or a dissuasion signal under certain conditions. A blocking ar ...

David W Schneider: Inflatable knee airbag. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, James D Erickson, October 29, 2002: US06471242 (27 worldwide citation)

A knee airbag system disposed in an instrument panel accommodates one or more members extending from the instrument panel and through the system. The system includes a housing secured to the instrument panel or to a firewall of the vehicle. The housing may be configured with a housing aperture to al ...

Larry D Rose, Jeffrey D Williams: Pre-folded airbag cushion with optional venting for out-of-position conditions. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, Stoel Rives, November 10, 2009: US07614653 (26 worldwide citation)

An airbag cushion is disclosed for use in automotive protective systems. The airbag cushion includes at least one closeable vent for re-directing gas out of the cushion when an obstruction is encountered. The airbag cushion includes a fold for maintaining the cord in a slack condition.

David L Dominissini, David W Schneider: Overhead airbag deployment apparatus and method. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, July 5, 2005: US06913280 (26 worldwide citation)

An enhanced overhead airbag assembly is provided. The overhead airbag assembly has an airbag module designed to be attached to the roof of a vehicle, rearward of the header. The airbag module is concealed from vehicle occupants via a headliner assembly that includes a headliner, header trim, central ...

Nyle K Longhurst, Marcus T Clark: Pyrotechnic inflator for a vehicular airbag system. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, August 30, 2005: US06935655 (26 worldwide citation)

A pyrotechnic inflator for an airbag module is disclosed. The pyrotechnic inflator may have a generally tubular housing that contains an initiator, a baffle, and a quantity of inflation gas generant. The generant is disposed in a compartment defined by the baffle. The baffle has a passageway with a ...

Michael R Schramm, Brent A Parks, Marcus T Clark, David J Green, Guy R Letendre, Lori S Westgate: Steering apparatus. Autoliv ASP, Madson IP P C, November 24, 2015: US09193375 (26 worldwide citation)

The improved steering apparatus is an invention that increases vehicular operational safety by providing means for a vehicle operator to control various vehicle functions and accessories while keeping both hands on the steering apparatus. The apparatus also automatically provides for the display of ...

Norbert Drossler, Alois Juchem: Air-bag arrangement. Autoliv Development, Robert Kinberg, Venable, October 14, 2003: US06631921 (26 worldwide citation)

An airbag arrangement in a motor vehicle, the air bag arrangement comprising an inflatable element including fabric and a gas generator component adapted to inflate the inflatable element in response to the sensing of predetermined conditions. The inflatable element is initially stored in a non-line ...

Walter A Moore, Robert E Lewis, Marcus T Clark, Bryan D Matzl: Hybrid inflator with reduced solid emissions. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, March 16, 1999: US05882036 (26 worldwide citation)

A hybrid inflator having a quantity of stored gas in a pressure vessel, and a quantity of gas generant stored within a generant housing having at least one port in its longitudinal end. Within the generant housing the gas generant is retained within a porous sleeve. This sleeve is spaced inward from ...

Mark L Enders: Externally mounted side airbag module with decorative outer cover. Autoliv ASP, September 1, 1998: US05799970 (26 worldwide citation)

A side airbag module adapted to mount within an external recess of a vehicle seat, the recess providing access to an internal structural member of the seat with a substantially continuous fabric hook connected to upholstery surrounding the recess. The side airbag module includes a dish-shaped module ...

Riedel Johannes: Improvements in or relating to an air-bag. Autoliv Dev, January 13, 1999: GB2327066-A (26 worldwide citation)

An air-bag for a motor vehicle, comprising an inflatable element(1) adapted to be mounted in position in or adjacent the roof of the vehicle extending along the side of the vehicle so that the inflatable element, when inflated, forms a curtain located between the occupant of the vehicle and the side ...