All cars should have six airbags within a year – Nitin Gadkari to carmakers

In what could be a major step-up for carmakers, Nitin Gadkari, the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, has asked all private vehicle manufacturers to include a minimum of 6 airbags across all variants and segments.

6 airbags mandatory announcement

Some time ago, when the government of India asked carmakers to up the safety by mandating airbags and ABS, it was a significant move. The rule was to make cars safer in India. Now, Nitin Gadkari, the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, has asked all private vehicle manufacturers to integrate a minimum of six airbags across all variants and segments within a year.

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