Pop-Up Hood Actuators for Pedestrian Protection

Toyoda Gosei

The actuator uses a micro gas generator to push a rod upward and lift the hood.

Actuator lift up height

The push-rod is pushed up using a micro gas generator. After being pushed up, the rod holds its position by opening the C ring at the bottom of the rod.  

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One comment

  1. This is a very useful gadget. I’m afraid that I haven’t seen one of these in our local appliance stores. I’m sure that my Father will have some use for this. This can provide much more ease for drivers, such as myself. I’ll try to order one online, and hope that it comes cheap.

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