Trend

Riding on safety

Airbag suppliers sense opportunity in stringent car safety norms

While Volkswagen and other leading carmakers are embroiled in a controversy for rigging emission tests abroad, there is an interesting trend emerging among automobile manufacturers in India. Gone are the days when safety features were neglected to keep the price low. Discerning customers are driving carmakers to integrate essential safety fitments like airbags even in low-cost models.